At Jacmel, Haiti
Drypoint on paper • 8 x 5 7/8 in.
Edition of 250 published for the Print-A-Month
Club, Cleveland, Ohio
Signed in pencil by the artist • ca. 1930s
Framed • $150
About the artist: Philip Kappel (American 1901-1981) was a painter, illustrator, printer, writer, and lecturer. He is best remembered for his landscapes, portraits, figures, marine, lithography, and etching. Kappel’s work is represented in Fine Prints of the Year (1926 and 1927). Exhibitions and awards include a first prize at the Marblehead Art Association, the Bijur Prize at the Brooklyn Society of Etchers, Brooklyn Museum, National Academy of Design, 1939 World’s Fair, New Haven Paint and Clay Club, Connecticut Academy of Fine Art, Kent Art Association. Collections representing Kappel’s work include the Whistler House Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Atlanta’s High Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, Montclair Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Essex Peabody Museum, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Tacoma Art Museum, National Museum of American Art, Wesleyan University, Toledo Museum of Art, and the Carnegie Institute.
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