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KENNETH ADAMS (American 1897-1966). Portfolio of 8 Lithographs,1950. Lithographs. 16in. x 12in.. Signed in pencil, lower... (Total: 11 Items)

2006 May Dallas Fine & Illustration Art Signature Auction #628

 
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KENNETH ADAMS (American 1897-1966)
Portfolio of 8 Lithographs,1950
Lithographs
16in. x 12in.
Signed in pencil, lower right

After studying art in Chicago, New York, and Europe, Kenneth Adams settled in New Mexico and established himself as a portrait and landscape painter. He became the youngest member of the Taos Society of Artists and was known for his color-rich paintings as well as for his skills as a draughtsman and printmaker. The present portfolio is Adams' reprisal of eight of his Southwestern-themed lithographs from the 1930s and 1940s, respectively titled as follows: Harvest, The Spring, Doña Ascensione, Taos Indian Woman, House in the Sun, New Mexico Village Under Snow, Ranchos de Taos Church - Moonlight, The Miner. This publication was sponsored by the University of New Mexico in 1950.

Provenance: Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
acquired from the above by the present owner

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