Three (3) Associated American Artists Lithos by Schreiber, Costigan, and Dehn relating to American farming genre. 1st item: George Schreiber (Belgian/American, 1904-1977) lithograph on paper titled "In Tennessee," published by the Association of American Artists, edition of 250, circa 1945. Depicts a rural landscape featuring two farm workers in a mule-drawn hay wagon, with fence and wildflowers in the foreground. Signed in pencil "G. Schreiber" lower right margin. Unframed. Accompanied by a cut out printed biography of the artist. Image – 9" H x 13" W. Sheet – 12" H x 15 7/8" W. 2nd item: John Edward Costigan (Rhode Island/New York, 1888-1972) etching on paper titled "Workers in the Field," published by Associated American Artists, New York. Great Depression era scene depicting a family in a desolate field, foreground, a worker and a horse, left middle ground with a farmhouse and a plain in the background. Signed "J. E. Costigan" lower left in the plate, signed "J. E. Costigan N. M. – S. M. E." in pencil, lower right margin. Includes original brown paper frame backing with artist's label indicating that this image was the winner of the 1934 Shaw Prize. Hinge mounted to original mat. Plate – 8 1/2" H x 12 7/8" W. Sight – 9" H x 13 1/8" W. Mat – 14 5/8" H x 18 3/4" W. 3rd item: Adolf Arthur Dehn (New York/Minnesota, 1895-1968) limited edition lithograph on paper titled "Threshing," published by Associated American Artists, New York. Landscape scene depicting cattle and chickens in an enclosed pen to the right of two buildings and several figures threshing grain in a nearby field. Signed "Adolph Dehn" in pencil, lower right under image. Includes original brown paper frame backing with artist's label. Hinge mounted to original mat. Sight – 9 3/4" H x 12 7/8" W. Mat – 15" H x 18 1/8" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Framer's tape remnants at upper corners, otherwise excellent condition. 2nd-3rd items: Overall good condition with toning/acid at matte edges. Few minute foxing spots to Costigan print.
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