Casting Among The Reeds

Robert Hogg NISBET

Robert Hogg Nisbet, Amer. (1879-1961), Casting Among The Reeds, Etching, 1930's-40's, Ed. unknown, 7-7/8 x 9-7/8, minor toning to edges, and a thin discreet printing crease extending into the large cloud at top center, signed and dedicated in pencil, "To Ulric Ellerluscu A.A.A. a bit difficult to dechipher precisely, on a cream wove paper. A fine impression of this print by Nisbet, a respected Connecticut paniter and very fine print maker, who focused on the tranquil beauty of Kent, along the Housatonic River, in the northwestern corner of the state, focused on sp[orting and bathing scens along the river, views of the quaint town of Kent and surrounding verdant hills. His prints demonstrate a mastery of technique and vision akin to French printmakers of the late 19th century, such as Lalanne, Daubigny and Appian. Nisbet was also a founder of the Kent Art Association. and member of the National Academy of Design.

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