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Robert Whitmore Drypoint Engraving "Billy"

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Robert Whitmore (Ohio; 1890-1979)
Billy, early 20th century
Drypoint engraving on paper
Titled and medium are inscribed to the verso
Marked with artist’s estate stamp to the verso

A drypoint engraving on paper titled Billy by listed artist Robert Whitmore (Ohio; 1890-1979), dated early 20th century. The work depicts the portrait of a young boy riding a horse portrayed with intricate delineations. The piece is titled and marked with artist’s estate stamp to the verso. The composition is unsigned and 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.


- to fair; corner wear, creases, toning , minor stains and discoloration throughout the edges of paper; toning and stains throughout the image.


16.0" W x 14.75" H x 0.001" D

- measures the sheet; plate size 14" W x 12.75" H.

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