Paul Ashbrook Etching of Middle Eastern Genre Scene
Paul Ashbrook (Ohio/Mexico; 1867 – 1949)
Etching on paper
Signed to lower right margin; signed in plate
Paul Ashbrook, born Paul Von Eschenbach in New York in 1867, studied at the Art Students League, under William Merritt Chase. He went on to study under Frank Duveneck at the Cincinnati Art Academy, where he later taught. He worked for the Stonebridge Lithographic Company of Cincinnati designing posters for the Barnum and Bailey Circus, and served as president of the Cincinnati Art Club, before leaving to travel through Europe and Mexico.
- toning to print. Slight buckling to sheet. Several scratches to frame.
- measures frame. Plate mark measures 9.25" W x 7.25" H.