Theo White. “Museum.” [Philadelphia Museum of Art & Fairmount Waterworks]. From The Colonial Mansions of Fairmount Park.
Narberth: Grasberger Galleries, 1933. 12 x 8 ¾ (image). Lithograph. Signed and titled in pencil by the artist. Edition: 120. Very good condition.
Theo Ballou White (1902-1978) was a Philadelphia architect and printmaker who worked with lithographs using the old stone method in the 1930s and 1940s. He was a prominent artist among those who participated in the growth stages of the new Philadelphia Museum of Art and the famous Print Club. He was an outstanding architect and was invested as a fellow in the American Institute of Architects in 1966.
White’s five primary lithographic works are: Colonial Mansions of Fairmount Park; a series of views of Williamsburg, VA; Richmond, Twelve Lithographs of the City on the James; Seven Lithographs of Old Churches in Virginia; views of Appalachia and the American Southwest.
Also by Theo White:
Waterfall & Pool, Reed's Creek, WV
Valentine House (drawing)
The Old Court House, Williamsburg
Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg
George Wythe's house, Williamsburg
[Little Chapel in the Woods VA]
St. Luke's or Old Brick Church, Isle of Wight
Bruton Church, Williamsburg (churches series)
[A magnolia tree, a wall and a gate]
[A magnolia tree, a wall and a gate] Title page