Description

    JOSEPH PENNELL (American, 1857-1926)
    Two drawings and two prints (4), 1881 and 1913
    Pen and ink on paper, watercolor on board, etching, and lithograph
    The Graddock Mansion, Medford Mass, 1881
    Pen and ink on paper
    11-1/4 x 13-1/4 inches (28.6 x 33.7 cm) (window)
    Signed and dated lower left: Pennell / June / 81

    The Sculpture Gallery, Museum of Archeology, Cambridge
    Watercolor on board
    11 x 17 inches (27.9 x 43.2 cm)
    Signed lower left: Jo Pennell
    Inscribed in pencil with title at lower right

    Aegina, 1913
    Etching
    10-7/8 x 15.5 inches (window)
    Signed in pencil in margin at lower center: Pennell imp.
    Former collection of the Department of Art, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, Gift of Dr. Sam L. Greenwood, 59.164.

    The Baa Laam and Meteora, 1913
    Lithograph
    Window: 21 x 16-3/4 inches (53.3 x 42.5 cm); sheet: 25 x 18 3/4 inches
    Margins profusely marked with printer's (artist's) annotations and titled The Little Holy Trinity of Meteora and also annotated The Castles in the Air


    Estimate: $2,400 - $2,800.

    Condition Report*:

    The Graddock Mansion, Medford Mass framed to an overall size of 17 x 19 1/4 in.; The Sculpture Gallery, Museum of Archeology, Cambridge matted to an overall size of 16 x 20 in. (loose in mat); Aegina, matted and framed to an overall size of 18 1/2 x 23 in.; The Baa Laam and Meteora is matted to an overall size of 28 x 22 in. Framed works not examined out of  frame. Matted works not laid down.

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    November, 2010
    10th Wednesday
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