Pencil-Signed E.T. Hurley Etching, circa 1937
A pencil-signed E.T. Hurley etching, ‘8th Street in the Rain’, an atmospheric work by the renown master of Cincinnati’s architectural genre. E. T. Hurley was known for is work at Rookwood Pottery, but it was with his paintings and etchings that he achieved his greatest acclaim. This pencil-signed etching depicts 8th Street in downtown Cincinnati during an evening rain with Garfield Square to the left of the work, pedestrians crossing the street, and the church spires of Cincinnati to the background. The work is pencil signed to the lower right corner and signed additionally to the lower left, along with the date. The etching is matted in ivory and framed in a thin black wood frame by Closson’s Galleries.
mat is yellowed with discoloration to the top, slight wear to frame