James Fincken (1860-1943). “State House, Newport, R.I.” From Memorial Etchings of the Historic Landmarks of America.
New York: Colonial Society of America, 1906. 7 ¾ x 12 3/8. Etching. Signed in pencil. Stamp on verso for patrons of The Colonial Society of America. Ed:142/300. Very good condition.
James Fincken. 1860-1943. Etcher, engraver, lithographers, painter. Lived in Philadelphia during his most productive years as an artist. He belonged to The Philadelphia Print Club where he won prices in 1935 and 1936. His historical prints captured the way things looked in earlier times and with much charm as well as accuracy. See: Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress, p. 152.