SPRUANCE, Benton

Road from the Shore, 1936

American (1904 – 1967)

Road from the Shore1936

Fine & Looney 130. Lithograph on wove paper, full margins. Edition of 25.
Signed, titled, dated and numbered in pencil.
10 1/8 x 14 7/16 in.; 25.72 x 36.67 cm.

This impression of the rare Road from the Shore is in very fine condition, printed on the full sheet.

In Benton Spruance, the artist and the man,  Lloyd Abernathy wrote: ‘Many works were also given over to the dynamics and perils of modern transportation … “I am completing ‘Traffic Control’ for this reason,” [Spruance] reported to Zigrosser, “that aided by you, I’ve put on stone three subjects not being done by anyone else – football, automobiles and fencing . . ”   

 

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