Paramour Fine Arts

Calapai, Letterio

(1902-1993)

Born in Boston, he was active as an artist/printmaker in Massachusetts in his early years and soon went to New York. He taught in Buffalo, NY and eventually worked outside of Chicago in Glencoe. His early work was quite realistic and then moved to abstraction under the influence of Stanley William Hayter.
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"11:45 PM"

"11:45 PM"

Aquatint, 1947
20 in. x 12 in. (508 mm x 305 mm)
No stated edition, Number: A/P 1
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $2800

A fine variant impression of this excellent subject printed in greenish ink with full margins

"11:45 PM"

"11:45 PM"

Color etching and aquatint, 1947
19 5/8 in. x 12 in. (498 mm x 305 mm)
Edition of 20
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: P.O.R.

A superb impression of this large exceptional dynamic rare color image with full margins---the colors are exceptionally fresh as this impression was never framed ---One of the artist's finest works---A separate edition of 35 in black and white also exists.

"8:30 AM Express"

"8:30 AM Express"

Wood engraving, 1943
5 3/16 in. x 8 1/2 in. (132 mm x 216 mm)
Edition of 27
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: P.O.R.

A superb impression of this exceptional image with large full margins--- illustrated in THE AMERICAN SCENE ON PAPER:Schoen Collection

"Ascent & Descent"

"Ascent & Descent"

Aquatint, c. 1948
11 7/8 in. x 19 5/8 in. (302 mm x 498 mm)
No stated edition(Artist's Proof)
Unframed

Availability: Sold
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"Below the Bridge"

"Below the Bridge"

Woodcut, 1983
5 7/8 in. x 8 in. (149 mm x 203 mm)
Edition of 75
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $550

A fine imppressionof this New York subject with full margins

"Celestial Counterpoints"

"Celestial Counterpoints"

Color aquatint, 1949
17 1/2 in. x 15 7/8 in. (444 mm x 403 mm)
Edition of 25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $3200

A fine impression of this exceptional Atelier 17 influenced image with superb colors and full margins---annotated trial proof

"Circus 2 " (Space Man)

"Circus 2 " (Space Man)

Color etching, 1950
8 7/8 in. x 6 in. (225 mm x 152 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $1200

A fine impression of this Hayter influence image with full margins

"City Canyon"

"City Canyon"

Wood engraving, 1950
10 in. x 6 in. (254 mm x 152 mm)
Edition of 75
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $750

A fine impression of interesting city scene with large full margins

"Harvest"

"Harvest"

Wood engraving, 1945
7 7/8 in. x 18 1/4 in. (200 mm x 464 mm)
Edition of 25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $3200

A fine impression of this complex agrarian subject with small but adequate margins---similar in approach to his "Labor in a Diesel Plant".

"Labor in a Diesel Plant"

"Labor in a Diesel Plant"

Wood engraving, 1940
15 3/4 in. x 9 9/16 in. (400 mm x 243 mm)
Edition of 50, Number: A.P.
Framed

Availability: In Stock
Price: P.O.R.

A fine impression of this important image with large margins--nicely framed---other impressions in the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, METROPOLITAN MUSEUM, WOLFSONIAN MUSEUM, and pictured in ARTISTS FOR VICTORY

"Self Portrait"

"Self Portrait"

Wood engraving, 1945
6 in. x 8 7/8 in. (152 mm x 225 mm)
Edition of 35
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $750 (On hold)

A fine impression of this well executed self portrait with full margins

"The Bridge From Columbia Heights" (NYC)

"The Bridge From Columbia Heights" (NYC)

Woodcut, 1984
8 in. x 6 in. (203 mm x 152 mm)
Edition of 100
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $550

A fine impression of this New York cubject with full margins

"Three A.M."

"Three A.M."

Color woodcut, 1946
12 in. x 16 in. (305 mm x 406 mm)
Edition of 10
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $650

A fine impression of this nocturnal scene printed in blue-green ink with large margins