Description

    Rockwell Kent (American, 1882-1971)
    Haycock Point, Strait of Magellan, October 18, 1922
    Ink on paper
    5-1/4 x 8-1/4 inches (13.3 x 21.0 cm) (image)
    Signed, dated, and titled along lower edge: October 18. 1922 Rockwell Kent T. d. F. / Haycock Point
    Signed verso: Rockwell Kent

    PROVENANCE:
    E. Weyhe, Art Books and Prints, New York;
    Joel Oppenheimer, Inc., Chicago, Illinois;
    Private collection.

    EXHIBITED:
    Weyhe Gallery, New York, "Drawings of Tierre del Fuego," 1922;
    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and The Philadelphia Water Color Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, "Twenty-First Annual Philadelphia Water Color Exhibition," 1923.

    LITERATURE:
    Rockwell Kent, Voyaging Southward from the Strait of Magellan, New York, 1924, p. 56.

    This lot is accompanied by an Author's Autograph Edition of Voyaging Southward from the Strait of Magellan that is signed and numbered 39 out of 110. This special edition of the book includes a 1/4 vellum over paper-covered boards and a signed chiaroscuro wood-engraving in two colors.
    Also, a gallery card from the original show at the Weyhe gallery, "Drawings of Tierre del Fuego," where the work was originally presented in 1922, is included in the lot.




    Condition Report*:

    Sheet is hinged to backing board at top edge verso and measures 7 x 9.125 inches; there appears to be light overall paper discoloration; framed under glass.   Framed Dimensions 11.5 X 14.5 Inches

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