DescriptionWilliam Gropper (American, 1897-1977)
The Capriccios Portfolio (twenty-five works), circa 1953-1956
Etching on paper, each
14 x 9-3/4 inches (35.6 x 24.8 cm)
Each signed and numbered in pencil in lower margin
Most sheets measure 16.25 x 12.25 inches and are inconsistently hinged or tabbed to mat or backing sheet; three sheets are loose with no backing sheet and/or mat; several sheets are loose within mat and backing sheet; light overall paper discoloration to works as well as evidence of mounting tape verso and recto in margins; mats are discolored and have surface grime; all sheets are contained within leather bound portfolio measuring 22 x 17 x 2 inches.
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