Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Etching and drypoint, to include Beach Canyon
, Leaning Canyon
, and a third with tree in foreground, the first two from the Estes Park Series, each pencil signed and inscribed lower margin, presented in uniform matting and framing.
Platemarks 8 3/8 x 6 1/2 (the first and second); 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (the third)From the Collection of the Late Carla Donkin and Donald Chase Jenkins, New York
George Elbert Burr was an artist known for his landscape etchings, drawings, and paintings of the desert and Rocky Mountains. He worked as an illustrator for Harpers, Cosmopolitan, and Frank Leslie's Weekly Newspaper, and this allowed him the flexibility to pursue his passion - recreating landscapes of the American West.
Overall good condition; some minor light margin toning and few spots; not examined out of frames.