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Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
CHILDE HASSAM Washington's Birthday, Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street.
Etching on antique cream laid ledger paper, 1916. 323x187 mm; 12 3/4x7 inches, full margins. Second state (of 2). Signed with the artist's cypher and inscribed "imp" in pencil, lower right. A superb impression of this very scarce, important etching with crisp, partially inky plate edges and the artist's tack holes for drying at the sheet edges.
We have found only 4 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. Cortissoz/Clayton 68.