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THE MONSIGNOR FRANCIS J. WEBER COLLECTION OF BERNHARDT WALL

A.1.18. Roosevelt

WALL, Bernhardt. Roosevelt. New Preston, 1924. 6 etchings (plus cover label). Various colored inks. 29.5 x 23 cm. (11-5/8 x 9 inches), Japanese paper. Cream cloth over sienna paper-covered boards, etched label on upper cover.

     Limited edition (#15 of 100 signed copies).  Weber, pp. 35-36: "In this sketch of 'the best known man of the xxth century,' the etcher notes that the plate of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) 'is presented in a second state' with the numeral added after the earlier version that appeared in Wall's Etched Monthly. 70000040

Plate list:

ROOSEVELT, AN ETCHING [cover label]. Burnt sienna. 3 x 5.5 cm.

COPY NO...ROOSEVELT—EDITION—ONE-HUNDRED COPIES [limitation leaf]. Burnt sienna. Cutout etching in the shape of an oval. Signed. 4 x 7 cm.

ROOSEVELT... [title]. Burnt sienna. 8 x 5.5 cm.

NOTE The plate herewith presented is a second state, the numerals having been added after one-hundred proofs... [text]. Green. 8 x 5 cm.

ROOSEVELT While Touring the West in Quest of American types in the summer of 1915... [text]. Pale ochre. 20 x 10 cm.

Col. Roosevelt at San Diego 1915 OCT. 1858 JAN 1919 | BW [bust portrait]. Brownish black. Signed. 19 x 15 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Pale ochre. 8 x 5.5 cm.

 

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