On the Beach
By Harriet Lanfair
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Edition size: no edition known, rare
Sheet size: 12 x 15 inches
Harriet Lanfair (1900-1988) lithograph, c. 1935, signed in pencil on lower right margin. Printed on a very light japan paper, with margins. A proof impression, with printers ink and creasing in irregularly trimmed margins (as characteristic of a working proof, these margin defects not affecting image), slight foxing also mostly in margins. Archival matting, 8 1/4 x 13 inches, the sheet 12 x 15 inches.
A fine impression of this rarity – this is a working proof impression, and we know of no edition or other impressions of this fascinating composition that have appeared on the market.
Lanfair, a California painter and printmaker (born in Pasadena, studied art in California and lived in the LA area), specialized in lithography; she exhibited actively with the LA Print Group during the 1930’s.