Circa 1960 "Full Moon" Artists' Proof Signed By Mark Freeman (with) Artist's Signed Letter Regarding the Art, & Catalogs of his Works.
(Art - 20th Century - American - Mark Freeman)

U.S.A.: Artist Published, F Including: An artists' proof of this lithograph, approx. 14 1/2" x 22" overall size. Titled & signed "Full Moon - Artists' Proof - Mark Freeman" at bottom edge in pencil. (With) The artists catalog, "Prints by Mark Freeman" (1964 Parrish Art Museum Southampton NY) - Part 2 Lithographs section - which gives this information about the work: "…This group consists of Lithographs, almost all in color. Chronologically, these prints represent the artist's earlier work, most of the editions having been produced between 1950 and 1960….Editions of Lithographs are limited to a maximum of 75 prints." The catalog depicts this lithograph. (With) A typed letter signed by the artist, dated October 26, 1993 on printed "Mark Freeman Union Square NY" letterhead. Within, the artist states that "…I believe that the print you have was donated to the Guild Hall (East Hampton, NY, probably for a charity event) in the Sixties when I was active in participating in the Annual Fairs….As to the prints of your inquiry: I have finally located two impressions with green background (as in our copy). They were "artists Proofs" tried for effect; the edition was printed in brownish peach sky. The green proofs are rare - only four, I believe…Please let me know about the "Strange Moonlight" print. Sincerely, Mark Freeman." The artist in his communication also included a color photocopy of a "…section of the print (which) gives you the coloring of the edition. (and initialed) MF" (With) A catalog of his works at an exhibition held at the Sylvan Cole Gallery, NY 1987 and another catalog from the Elliott Museum Stuart Florida 1991 and the original mailing envelope sent to his correspondent. Mark Freeman (1908 - 2003) Austrian-American artist, celebrated for his boldly-imaged artworks, "…an inventive and experimental artist." Quote from George Albert Perret, director of the Parrish Museum, from the information in the included catalog. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 21858)


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