LOUIS ORR


These works are in extra fine condition no marks or tears

and has not been exposed to the sun so there no deterioration            Extreamely Fine 

                                      $1800

                                

 Louis Orr          Reims      Cathedral            1917

                  37cm  x  58 cm     14.5 inches x 23 inches

                                          plus margins

                                            large size

  ORIGINAL   ETCHING   PRINTED  AT THE LOUVRE 

  WERE   THE ORIGINAL PLATES  WERE COMMISSIONED  AND ARE KEPT

 [ THIS WORK IS IN PERFECT MINT CONDITION ]

LOUVRE BLIND STAMP 

HAS BEEN RE FRAMED FOR PRESERVATION

SIGNED AND DATED IN PRINT   large margins


PRINTED IN PARIS THE ORIGINAL ETCHINGS WERE SIGNED IN THE PLATE

PLATES ARE IN THE LOUVRE PERMANENT COLLECTION ; 100 ARTIST PROOFs NUMBERED

SPECIAL GOV   ED   OF 200 


 this plate also has original chalographie du louvre stamp

                         $2800

                            

Louis Orr          Saint   Etienne  Du Mont          Paris

                      62cm  x  48cm      19inches x 25 inches

                                         plus margins

                                          x large size

ORIGINAL  ETCHING  

[ THIS WORK IS IN PERFECT MINT CONDITION ]  

HAS BEEN RE FRAMED FOR PRESERVATION 

SIGNED AND DATED IN PRINT    large margins

LOUIS ORR BORN  [HARTFORD ,CONNECTICUT, 1879 -PARIS,1935

 COLLECTIONS ; HE IS IN MOST MAJOR GOVERNMENT

COLLECTIONS LOUVRE PARIS , MANY MAJOR GALLERIES  AND COLLECTIONS ,AMERICA, AUSTRALIA , ENGLAND ,ETC  

 IMPORTANT AMERICAN ARTIST BECAME MOSTLY FAMOUS FOR HIS LARGE ATMOSPHERIC ETCHINGS OF PARIS 

ARRIVED IN FRANCE 1906 STUDIED WITH J.P.LAURENS HIS FIRST ORIGINAL ETCHINGS DATED FROM1908 DURING THE NEXT 20 YEARS HE BUILT HIS FAME ON HIS LARGE -SCALE RENDITIONS OF PARIS. DURING THE 1920s  THESE ETCHINGS  MADE HIM ONE OF THE MOST DEMANDED ETCHERS IN AMERICA AND FRANCE.

HIS PRINTS WERE ALMOST ALWAYS   SOLD OUT  BEFORE  ACTUAL PUBLISH DATE.

A SERIES OF HIS WAR PLATE WERE COMMISSIONED BY THE FRENCH GOV  AND THERE WERE REPORTS OF HIM ETCHING THESE PLATES DIRECTLY TO THE PLATE WITH NO PRELIMINARY WORK  WHILE BOMBS WERE GOING OFF AROUND HIM  AND THE LOCAL PRIESTS WOULD COME OUT AND BLESS HIM AS THEY PASSED.

 NEAR THE END OF THE WAR  A SPECIAL EDITION  WAS PUBLISHED TO HELP THE RED CROSS IN AMERICA BUT

BY THE TIME THEY GOT THERE  THE WAR AS OVER  SO HE SIGNED THEM AND DONATED ON CONDITION THEY WERE NOT TO BE SOLD.

BIO;ARTOFF THE PRINT;G C EGLINGTON,THE ETCHINGS OFF LOUIS ORR, THE PRINT CONNOISSEUR TRUESDELL ,NEW YOURK ,SEPT,1921

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