[Unknown artist] : [etching of a bookstore], 1972.

 

SAL record control number: 106892 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;

 

Work title: [etching of a bookstore]  [from curator] ;

Alternate work titles:
2021 : [etching of a bookstore]  [from curator] ;

Work date: 1972  [from date on inscription] ;

Work creator: [Unknown artist] ;

Work medium: Etching, ink on paper ;
Work dimensions: 4-3/4 x 3 inches [unframed] | 8-3/4 x 7 x 1/2 inches [framed] ;

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At bottom.
Dated?: Yes.
Text: ‘To Al Arnheim / from Herbert and Harmer / Smith / April 1972’.

Verso:

SAL category: Works on paper ;
SAL sub-category: Etching ; landscape ; cityscape;

Archives of American Art subjects:

Description of work:

Provenance:
1972 Private collection of Alvin Joseph Arnheim (1904-1972) [RP 1952-1972], gift of previous ;
before 1972 Robert Harmer Smith (1907-1980) and his brother Herket “Herbert” Lewis “Louis” Smith (1911-1989), New York, NY ;
ca.1970s [Unknown artist], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2021 SCNY Location : building as subject September 27 – October 25.

References / citations:
– 2021 collection database, accession #2006.559.
– 1989 collection list, accession #G-511.

Notes:

 

Document information

Document permalink:
http://salmagundi.org/artwork/?p=106892

Digital-born document number:
SAL.2021.106892

Record birth date:
September 27, 2021

Last updated: September 27, 2021 at 16:42 pm