Howard Cook (1901-1980), Soaring New York, aquatint, soft0ground etching, roulette, 1931-2; signed, dated and annotated “imp” in pencil lower right, titled lower margin. Reference: Duffy 165, fifth state (of 5), from the edition of 75. In very good condition, the full sheet with deckle edges, 8 15/16 x 11 3/4, the sheet 11 x 15 1/8 inches.
A fine atmospheric impression, printed on a cream wove paper.
Nearly half of Cook’s entire print output was done in the period from 1928-1931, including most of his iconic images of New York. Soaring New York is one of the most successful prints within this group.
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