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Robert Whitmore Etching "Dorrie"

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Robert Whitmore (Ohio; 1890-1979)
Dorrie, early 20th century
Etching on paper
Signed to the lower right
Titled to the lower left

An etching on paper titled Dorrie by listed artist Robert Whitmore (Ohio; 1890-1979), dated early 20th century. The piece depicts the portrait of a blonde girl holding a ball portrayed with intricate detailing. The work is signed and titled to the lower margin. The composition is presented unframed.

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.


- toning, discoloration and stains throughout the margins of paper; negligible toning throughout the composition.


9.75" W x 12.5" H x 0.001" D

- measures the sheet; plate size 8" W x 9.25" H.

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