Scenes of the City: Prints, Drawings & Paintings of New York City 1900 - 2000


Edward Hopper, Night Shadows, etching, 1921. Estimate: $30,000 to $50,000. 
At auction September 16th.

The kick-off for Swann's fall 2010 season is Scenes of the City: Prints, Drawings & Paintings of New York City 1900 - 2000. The September 16th sale features iconic print images of New York, with a particular emphasis on works done by the Ashcan School at the turn of the 20th century, through Depression-era studies. Landmark locations, including the Brooklyn Bridge, Grand Central Station and Fifth Avenue, as well as everyday scenes of children and couples enjoying Manhattan, are all represented. Artists in the sale include Martin Lewis, Edward Hopper, Childe Hassam, Louis Lozowick, Lewis Sloan and Reginald Marsh. 

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