Rockwell Kent
American (1882-1971)
August XXIII, MCMXXVII, 1927
Wood engraving
5×3 IN.

Burne Jones 13. Edition of 150. Signed in pencil lower right: "Rockwell Kent"; inscribed in pencil lower left margin: "August 23rd, z. 13"; inscribed in pencil lower right margin: "os K.6". A fine impression in fine condition. From the Joseph and Marjorie Relkin Collection. This print reflects Kent's outrage over the execution of Sacco and Vanzetti following their trial in Massachusetts. Published: the American Institute of Graphic Arts' "Fifty Prints,1927," 1928; "Rockwellkentiana," 1933; "New Masses," August 23, 1936; Kent's "What Is an American?," 1936; and in Chegodaev's "Rockwell Kent," 1963.

$ 1,400