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Robert Whitmore Etching "City"

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Robert Whitmore (Ohio; 1890-1979)
City, circa 1930s
Etching on paper
Artist’s estate stamp to the verso

An etching on paper titled City by listed artist Robert Whitmore (Ohio; 1890-1979), dated circa 1930s. The piece depicts an intricate European street scene comprised of intricate linework. The work is unsigned and marked with the artist’s estate stamp to the verso. The composition is presented on foam board matting.

Robert H. Whitmore was a painter, printmaker and draughtsman born in Dayton, Ohio on February 22, 1890. Whitmore studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Cincinnati Art Academy, deriving his impressionistic style from the artistic movement of the time. Whitmore preferred to work directly from nature, believing that it produced an honest interpretation of the world around us. In the 1920s, Whitmore began teaching at the Dayton Art Institute before settling into a position at Antioch College for thirty years.


- wear and minor stains throughout foam board matting; minor wear, negligible stains and toning visible throughout the margins.


9.75" W x 16.0" H x 0.25" D

- measures the foam board matting; sheet size 9.5" W x 12" H; plate size 8" W x 9.75" H.

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