American (1904 – 1967)
Road from the Shore, 1936
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 . . ”