Roth, Ernest David (American)
1879 - 1964
Independence Hall, etching, pencil signed/dated 1926 l/r,
14" x 11" plate.
About the Etching: Fair to good; even, dark paper toning, water damage in the margins. and paper loss in the right margin - no damage to the original image area. Removed from a damaged frame that included an old label of the original Philadelphia seller.
About the Artist: A native of Stuttgart, he was a student of James D. Smillie in New York City. He won many prizes including a silver medal at the Panama-Pacific Exposition (1915) and at the Salmagundi Club in 1917 and 1918. His work is in the Uffizi Gallery, the Library of Congress, the Boston Museum of Fine Art and the New York Public Library.
Note: This etching will need restoration and is priced accordingly.
Thistle Fine Art
Rockport, MA 01966