Venetian Filigree ( Cà D'Oro Venezia). 1931. Etching. Fletcher 235.ii. 10 3/4 x 11 (sheet 13 7/8 x 18 5/8). Edition 150 (+ 4 trial proofs). Italian Series #20. Illustrated: Dorothy Noyes Arms, Hill Towns and Cities of Northern Italy, p.188; Fine Prints of hte Year, 1932;Prints vol. III, no. 2, 1933, page 3; Eric Denker, Reflections & Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1940, p. 117. Printer: Henry E Carlingg. A rich impression on pale blue/green laid paper on the full sheet with deckle edges. Housed in an elegant 21 1/2 x 22-inch gold leaf frame. Signed, titled and annotated 'cp' (Carling printed) in pencil. $6,500; $6,750.
The subject here is Ca' d'Oro (The Golden House), a masterpiece of Venetian Gothic architecture.
Awards: 1932. Frank Silva Prize. Twelfth Annual Exhibition, Southern State Art League, Highland Park Society of Arts, Dallas, Texas.
1932. Members' Prize, Twenty-second Annual Exhibition, Chicago Society of Etchers, Art Institute of Chicago.
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