Thursday, 24 April 2014

Mabel Dwight - part 2

This is part 2 of a 2-part post on the works of Mabel Dwight (1876 – 1955). For biographical notes on Dwight and for earlier works, see part 1 also.


1931 In the Crowd lithograph on stone 23.5  x 29.7 cm Edition of 32 printed by George Miller

1931 Kittens lithograph on stone 24.5 x 31.7 cm Edition of 30 printed by George Miller

1931 Life Class lithograph on stone 24.8 x 34.3 cm Edition of 40 printed by George Miller

1931 Night Work lithograph on stone 25.4 x 19.3 cm Edition of 40 printed by George Miller

1931 Winter, Central Park lithograph 24.8 x 29.1 cm Edition of 24 printed by George Miller

1932 Abstract Thinking lithograph on stone 24.3 x 26.1 cm Edition of 40 printed by George Miller

1932 Book Auction lithograph on stone 18.7 x 21.6 cm Edition of 40 printed by George Miller

1932 Tight Rope Walker lithograph on stone 31.8 x 18.2 cm Edition of 35 printed by George Miller

1933 Danse Macabbre (Dance of Death) lithograph on stone 23.9 x 34.6 cm Edition of 40 printed by George Miller on the Public Works of Art Project


1933 Danse Macabre
Death, a skeleton in a helmet and gas mask is the audience for marionettes representing (left to right) John Bull (England), who mops his brow in bewilderment; Mussolini, his right arm raised in a fascist salute; Hitler, in full armour, saluting with one hand and holding a severed head in the other; The female personification of France; China, struck by Japan; and Uncle Sam, hands raised in a gesture of disgust and distance.

1934 Convent Garden lithograph on stone 25 x 33.1 cm Edition of 50 printed by George Miller on the Public Works of Art Project

1934 Group in Central Park lithograph on stone 26 x 24.9 cm Edition of 50 printed by George Miller on the Public Works of Art Project

1934 New Mexico Interior lithograph on stone 34.2 x 24.7 cm Edition of 50 printed by George Miller on the Public Works of Art Project

1934 Old American Mansion lithograph on stone 32.5 x 42.5 cm Edition of 10


1934 American Mansion
This is the first of four lithographs Dwight made for the Public Works of Art Project. Annotations indicate an edition of 10 was printed though generally PWAP prints were produced in editions of 50.

1934 Sunday Afternoon lithograph on stone 25.9 x 31.9 cm Edition of 15

1934 White Mansion lithograph on stone 27.8 x 38.8 cm Edition of 50 printed by George Miller

1934c Untitled watercolour 36.8 x 38.7 cm Private Collection

1935 Merchants of Death lithograph on stone 20.6 x 33 cm Edition of 40 printed by George Miller

1935 Nova Scotia lithograph on stone 25.2 x 31 cm Edition of 40 printed by George Miller

1935 Rain lithograph on stone 25.5 x 35.4 cm Edition of 40 printed by George Miller

1936 Banana Men lithograph on stone 34.5 x 42.2 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project


1936 Childrens Clinic II lithograph on stone 24.3 x 30.2 cm Edition of 15 printed by George Miller

1936 Feeding the Ducks lithograph on stone 23.8 x 26.9 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1936 General Seminary lithograph on stone 35.9 x 25.2 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1936 Mulberry Street Marionettes lithograph on stone 25.2 x 35.3 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1936 Museum Guard lithograph on stone 35 x 25.8 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1936 Ninth Avenue Church lithograph on stone 36 x 25.4 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1936 Old Aquarium lithograph on stone 25.2 x 35.6 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1936 Queer Fish lithograph on stone 27.2 x 33 cm Edition of 20 printed by George Miller

1937 Cliffs by the Sea lithograph on stone 24.9 x 31.7 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1937 Lonely House lithograph on stone 24.6 x 35 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1937 Montauk Lighthouse lithograph on stone 24.9 x 31.7 cm Edition 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1937 Toy Shop, Staten Island lithograph on stone 34.1 x 24 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1938 Backyard lithograph on stone 35.7 x 25.1 Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1938 In Central Park lithograph on stone 25 x 34.9 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1939 Barnyard lithograph on stone 29.7 x 20.4 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Arts Project

1939 Boy Resting lithograph on stone 31.2 x 15.6 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1939 Buried Treasure lithograph on stone 32 x 25.1 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art project

1939 Christmas Tree lithograph on stone 26 x 34.4 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1939 Headed South lithograph on stone 32.7 x 24.1 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1939 Peanut Philanthropists lithograph on stone 33.2 x 23.4 cm Two known impressions

1939 Silence lithograph on stone 19.4 x 29.2 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1939 Summer NIght lithograph on stone 22 x 28 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1939 Train Station lithograph on stone 34.1 x 22.6 cm Edition of 25 printed by the Federal Art Project

1939c R.R. Waiting Room lithograph on stone 23.1 x 30.2 cm Two known impressions

1945 Winter lithograph on stone 23.9 x 34 cm Four known impressions printed by George Miller

1947 Farmyard lithograph on stone 25.2 x 27.3 cm Edition of 250 published by Associated American Artists (George Miller printed most lithographs published by AAA)

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