Lot 701
Complete Suite of (51) NC Etchings by Louis Orr
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Set of (10) individual volumes each including (5) etchings in the original tissue paper, each individually signed and titled in pencil. Also included with the lot is a framed etching of the "North Carolina State Capital, at Raleigh," signed in pencil and in the plate, matted and framed under glass (SS 13.5 x 16.75 in.; DOA 20.75 x 23.5 in.). A complete list of the included works can be downloaded from the following link:

Collection of the late Dr. George G. Culbreth and Fern C. Culbreth, Charlotte, NC Purchased from Mr. Robert Lee Humber, circa 1965

This is the first time a full complete suite of Orr's revered NC etchings has come to auction. This suite was bought by Mrs. Culbreth from Mr. Humber in 1965 and stored in a drawer from that moment on.

All in very fine condition - some minor light foxing.

$5,000 - 10,000