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Lot #311

Artist Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius
Title Face to Face
Media etching on paper
Dated 1931
Size 7.5 x 10.75 in. / 19 x 27.3 cm.
Frame Size 15.5 x 18.5 x 0.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed along bottom; framed

Reference
plate #28, pg.145 in Carl Rungius: the Complete Etchings, by Donald Crouch, Mountain Press Publishing - according to the author and his research, there were 8 impressions sold by Harold, the artist's New York dealer, and the total edition was unknown

Provenance
ex-collection Jim and Dorothy Boyce; Jim Boyce was a guide and outfitter for Carl Rungius on several trips while his wife, Dorothy, was a pharmacist and business woman

Estimate $3,000/$4,000

Biographical Information
Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius ~ American NA
see Carl Rungius, Big Game Painter: Fifty Years with Brush and Rifle, by W. J. Schaldach, Sporting Classics, 1945 [reprinted 1991]; Carl Rungius: Painter of the Western Wilderness, by J.Whyte/E.J.Hart, Glenbow Museum, 1985 and Carl Rungius: The Complete Prints, by D.Crouch, Mountain Press, 1989; Carl Rungius, Artist and Sportsman, by K.Evendon, Warwick Pub., 2001; N.G.C. - Vol.II: Modern European Schools, by R.Hubbard, pg.171; biography in Dict. of American Painters, by M.Fielding, pg.311; Benezit, Tome 9, pg.185

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