Apr 28, 2022 - Sale 2602

Sale 2602 - Lot 315

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
The Surf Swimmer.

Etching, 1920. 200x251 mm; 8x10 inches, full margins. One of only several proofs. Signed with the cypher and inscribed "imp" in pencil, lower right. A very good impression of this extremely scarce etching, with the artist's tack holes for drying at the extreme sheet edges.

We have not found another impression at auction in the past 30 years.

This etching represents a late-summer swimmer on the coast of Easthampton on the South Fork of eastern Long Island, New York. In 1919, Hassam (1859-1935) purchased a home in East Hampton where he lived and worked much of the remainder of his career. Cortissoz/Clayton 180.