SIGNED Numbered Art Etching PRINT ~ Rapallo ITALY Riviera ~ MOISHE SMITH
This print is from a 1965 original etching currently in the National Gallery of Art. Seaside scene of the village of Rapallo on the Italian Riviera.
- Mark: Titled and numbered lower left - Rapallo 78/250 || Pencil SIGNED lower right corner - Moishe Smith || Biographical info / Associated American Artists, New York (removed from original backing paper)
- Measurements (WxH):
- Edge to edge - 18.75 x 14.375 x 0.5 inches
- Print area - 11.25 x 9.5 inches
- Condition: See photos and use zoom to fully evaluate condition. Marked foxing on matte, but not print. Matte is taped to back of print.
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About the Artist
Moishe Smith was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1929. He was a printmaker whose naturalistic realism style interprets the scene for his viewer. He died in Logan, Utah in 1993. Smith earned his BA at the New School of Social Research in 1950. He earned his MFA at the University of Iowa where Mauricio Lasansky was his instructor. He also studied at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in the summers of 1949 and 1950. His intaglio print, Three Men in an Olive Tree (1984), was the winner of the prestigious Cannon Award at the National Academy of Design. Twilight in Amsterdam, an intaglio print, and Peasant Food, a monoprint, are also examples of his work. Jewish Cemetery, Prague (1980), an intaglio print, is featured in the Springville Museum of Art permanent collection.