Approaching Storm, Manhattan. 1937. Drypoint. Kraeft 65. 9 1/8 x 8 3/8 (sheet 15 3/4 x 14 7/8). Edition 100. Provenance: Estate of David Llewellyn Reese, New York. A rich impression printed with tonal wiping on antique white wove paper. Anthony Kirk's embossed printer's chop in the lower left corner of the paper. Signed, dated and inscribed 'Ed 100' in pencil. Housed in a dramatic 17 3/4 x 16-inch stepped modernist black frame with subtle red highlights. $2,750.
Manhattan's urban landscape provided Landeck with a rich source of imagery for his prints. In Approaching Storm, Manhattan, the view of the city is from a rooftop where the curved top of the ladder stands in contrast to the hard-edged buildings and their angular shadows.
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