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Holiday 2014 Showcase- Read it Now!

Our new Holiday 2014 Showcase has been sent out to our mailing list, and should hit mailboxes this week. The month’s special holiday edition features a wide range of prints and maps from our collection.

Whether you are looking for a gift for a friend, loved one, or yourself, we offer marvelous examples of important historical scenes, holiday genre, early 20th century American masters, and contemporary fine art. The maps selected for this issue offer a visual “tour around the world”, beginning with three pages of double hemisphere world maps,  an extensive history and list of available state maps by 19th century map publisher Ormando W. Gray, as well as the original 1792 L’Enfant/Ellicott Plan of the City of Washington by Philadelphia-based engravers Thakara and Vallance. Those interested in historical prints will enjoy our prints of George Washington, War of 1812 battle scenes, and George Caleb Bingham’s Stump Speaking– one of the most important depictions of 19th century American politics. Get into the holiday spirit by perusing the wintry genre scenes by Currier and Ives, Thomas Nast, A. B. Frost, and more.

Prints by American masters George Bellows, Robert Riggs, Armin Landeck, Martin Lewis, and Reginald Marsh all appear on later pages of the catalog, followed by a selection of our original, hand-pulled works by DC, NY, regional, and international printmakers. These prints are an impressive and alluring display of the current eclecticism found in contemporary printmaking.

Published in both traditional and digital media formats, we are now able to share our fantastic collection in a whole new way.  We are already working on our next issue, which should arrive in February. To receive our next Showcase, just send us your mailing information, via email.

Read the 2014 Holiday Showcase:

The Old Print Gallery Showcase. Holiday Issue. Volume XXXVII, Number 4. Click to read here.

The Old Print Gallery Showcase. Holiday Issue. Volume XXXVII, Number 4.
Click to read here.

We hope you enjoy it!

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Online Summer Shows at the Old Print Shop- Pt. 1

Our summer show, Water, is currently on view on the Old Print Gallery walls. But for those out-of-town readers and vacation travellers, our NYC sister shop, the Old Print Shop, has three fantastic summer shows going on right now. Better yet, you can view them all online, through their online exhibition tab on their website.  Below is a preview of one of their shows, The Art of Sporting.

Fast Start. By Emily Trueblood. Linocut, 2001.

The Art of Sporting:

Ready. Set. Go! Sports have been an important part of society for countless centuries. Some were created simply for fun while others evolved out of necessity, such was the nature of archery, for example. And with the Olympics now upon us, we are reminded of the many sports our world enjoys. From swimming to skiing and horse racing to boxing, there is a bit of everything for everyone. So get yourself ready, gear up for the gold and race out to meet your destiny… or at least our web show.

Tennis. By George Bellows. Lithograph, 1920.

Baseball. By John Ross. Two color woodcut, 1960.

Polo Players. By Louis Schanker. Woodcut, 1940.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dribbling. By Joseph Golinkin. Watercolor, c.1960.

 

To view the exhibit online, click here. We will reveal their other two summer shows later in the week, so check back soon!

 

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