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"Stowe House, Hartford, CT" by Edward J. Balthazar, Amer., (1890-1956)
Regular price $250
Etching, 1949, Ed. 17/112, 1949 Presentation Print published by the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, 7-15/16 x 9-15/16, signed in the plate, and signed, annotated and numbered in pencil, on cream laid paper, creases to tip of upper left margin corner, palest trace of mat line. Edward J. Balthazar was a well respected Waterbury based lawyer, who had a life-long passion and talent for art. In his youth Balthazar studied in New York at the Art Student's League with George Bellows. Bellows thought so highly of his work that he helped arrange Balthazar's first solo exhibition. Here, Balthazar has given us an tranquil view of the historic property in Hartford, CT. Prints by Balthazar were exhibited in the Mattatuck Museum's 2009 exhibit "Travelers Tales", dedicated to the work of American printmakers with ties to Connecticut, and are presently the focus of an online exhibition on the Museum's website.