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This is an original drypoint etching by Niels Yde Andersen titled "Going To Town", signed in pencil and dated "39" for 1939.
It is one of four of his etchings purchased by the Joseph Pennell Fund for the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. Here is the web address:

If you Google "Niels Yde Andersen etching", you will find all the information you could ever want regarding Andersen and the Buffalo School.

The original label shows that this particular etching was placed for sale by Andersen personally at the Albright Art Gallery of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy in 1939 (the Buffalo School left the Albright in 1940), during its "Annual Exhibition at Buffalo by Artists of Western New York." For 8 dollars!
As you can see from the photos the condition is excellent to mint. It is in its original frame and original matte, as the label clearly demonstrates. The frame is not in the photos.
Not ever exposed to sunlight. Stored in a closet for decades.

The asking price reflects its physical condition as well as its rarity, provenance, and historical significance.

Dimensions from impression edge to impression edge are 10 by 7 inches (25.4 by 17.7 cm).
Paper measures 12.5 by 9.5 inches. Matte measures 19 by 14 inches. Frame measures 20 by 15 inches.

We guarantee this item to be an Original and Genuine drypoint etching in its original matte and frame by Niels Yde Andersen, signed in pencil and dated "39" for 1939.

I have ESTIMATED shipping costs based on FedEx Ground (UPS is the closest option ebay offers) plus insurance TBD by final sale price), but will ship as per winning bidder's instructions. The etching must be shipped framed and packed with bubble wrap & peanuts in a new stock 25 by 15 by 5 cardboard box. Insurance is mandatory. Please do not make payment until you receive a final invoice with actualized shipping charges. There is no handling charge, only materials (5.00 apx. for box, bubble wrap & peanuts).

The etching may also be picked up from us personally in Manhattan, or at our home in southwest New Hampshire.
Contact us for payment methods to pay on pickup.

This Sale is Final, no refunds or exchanges.

Niels Yde Andersen "Going To Town" original drypoint etching signed in pencil dated 1939


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  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Materials: paper, etching
  • Only ships within United States.
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