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Prints by Theo White

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Theo Ballou White (1902-1978) was a prolific Philadelphia artist and architect born and trained in Philadelphia, who later worked in Norfolk, Virginia. His lithographs are very much of the urban school style of the 1930s and 1940s producing a number of interesting prints, mostly architectural, from Philadelphia and around the United States. His five primary works are:

We have a selection from all of these series, as well as some portfolio works. All of the works are of a quality that reflects White's background as an architect; his trained eye focuses our attention on interesting details of the buildings he so lovingly portrays. All of the prints are signed in pencil unless noted, all are uncolored, and all are in excellent condition except as noted.

PHILADELPHIA


A Portfolio of Seven Lithographs of the Colonial Mansions of Fairmount Park by Theo B. White with an introduction by Fiske Kimball. (Narberth: Grasberger Galleries, 1933). "This edition is limited to one hundred and twenty portfolios of which one hundred and ten are for sale. Numbers one to eleven are printed on Japan paper and signed by the author. The number of this portfolio is '10'." Spotless, complete, and all original. One of eleven on Japan paper. All the plates are signed. $500

Individual lithographs from Colonial Mansions of Fairmount Park.


VIRGINIA

Jefferson's Capital
Richmond: Twelve Lithographs of the City on the James. Richmond: Garrett and Massie, Inc., 1934. "This edition consists of four hundred and fifty copies." The set: $800

Individual lithographs from the Richmond portfolio.


White: Bruton Church, Williamsburg
Seven Lithographs of Old Churches in Virginia. Narberth: Grasberger Galleries, n.d.. Seven loose matted lithographs, as issued, in original portfolio binding. Excellent condition. All plates are signed and titled in pencil. The set: $550

Individual lithographs from churches of Virginia portfolio


Williamsburg, Virginia:


APPALACHIA:


AMERICAN SOUTHWEST


DRAWINGS

Charcoal drawings, except as noted. All are signed and dated. Matted by estate. All are on thin stock paper and in very good condition.




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