Raphael Soyer
American (1899-1987)
Portrait, 1975
Etching
8×7 IN.

Gettings 122. Number 9 in an edition of 35. Signed in pencil lower right margin: "Raphael Soyer"; numbered in pencil lower left margin: "9/35". With aritist's stamp verso: "Copyright by the Artist / Year 1975 / All Rights Reserved / AR#091". Printed by Richard Royce; blindstamped lower right recto. A fine impression in fine condition with full margins.
"I did a drawing the same size and traced it on the etching plate and then I scratched. I was never able to do fancy crosshatching like Sloan and Marsh. My lines are a little crude but direct and expressive." (comments by the artist in Gettings, "Raphael Soyer: Sixty-five Years of Printmaking," Washington DC: 1982, p.75)

$ 1,200