Armin Hansen 1922
12 7/8" x 14 5/8"
Framed: 23 1/2" x 25"
Inscription: Plate: Signed and dated, lower left: Armin Hansen '22. Titled in pencil lower left; signed in pencil lower right.
Exhibited: Awarded the Los Angeles Gold Medal, at the Los Angeles International, 1923, offered by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce for best print in exhibit.
Literature: The Graphic Art of Armin C. Hansen-A Catalogue Raisonné by Anthony R. White/1986; plate #43, pages 54, 55.
Note: “A work in which his mastery of the traditional aspects of drawing is made clear is the prizewinning and frequently reproduced 'The Sardine Barge'. The foreshortening of the barge and the deft transitions between the boats, the watery reflections, and Monterey Bay yield a natural and unaffected harmony of light and mass.”
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