Lot 208
Louis Orr (American, 1879-1961), Complete Suite of (50) North Carolina Etchings
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Etchings on paper, 1939-1952, to include all (5) works from each of the (10) volumes of North Carolina etchings by Orr, not to include the optional etching, "North Carolina State Capital, at Raleigh," each print signed and titled in pencil lower margin ("Glebe House" without pencil markings), all matted and presented in matching gilt frames.

Platemark 10 x 8 in.; Sheet Size 15 5/8 x 13 1/4 in. (based on print examined out of frame); DOA 18 1/8 x 16 1/4 in.

Private Collection, Raleigh, NC

This complete suite of Orr's North Carolina etchings is extremely rare and only exists fully in several public and private collections. This is the second time a complete set has been offered at auction, the first being another suite that was sold through Leland Little Auctions in 2013.

All appear to be in very fine condition, some with minor light foxing, toning, or cockling; one print examined out of frame, where some foxing marks are visible to sheet recto.

$25,000 - 45,000