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This artwork, French Cruiser by Childe Hassam, is currently for sale at Harris Schrank Fine Prints.
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Childe Hassam, French Cruiser
 
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TITLE:  French Cruiser
ARTIST:  Childe Hassam (American, 1859–1935)
WORK DATE:  1918
CATEGORY:  Prints and Multiples
MATERIALS:  Lithotint
MARKINGS:  Signed in pencil with the cipher lower right
STYLE:  Modern
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  Harris Schrank Fine Prints  +1-212-662-1234  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  Reference: Griffith 8. In very good condition, printed in black ink on cream wove paper with a flower watermark, the full sheet with deckle edges, 6 x 11, the sheet 11 1/8 x 18 inches.

A fine impression of this rare print.

Hassam was of the course the pre-eminent American Impressionist, and French Cruiser is a superb example of his use of impressionism in printmaking. In his lithotints he applied ink with the same fluidity as with his watercolors. The detailed line-work of the etchings is replaced with masses of black or grey on white, spatial recession is denied, and the images are vertically layered on the picture plane; this is all about the play of shadows and light.

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