Item #22812 The Etchings Of Troy Kinney. Troy Kinney.
The Etchings Of Troy Kinney

The Etchings Of Troy Kinney

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1929. First edition. Hardcover. 80 pages. 30.5 x 23.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 990 signed by Troy Kinney.This is a Catalogue Raisonne of the etchings and drypoints of Kinney, a total of 50 are described in detail. Kinney was noted for his portrayal of dancers and classic nudes. He also maintained a long friendship with the American poet and collector, Louis V. Ledoux. The latter was a noted authority on Japanese prints. Laid-in are two hand written letters to Ledoux (two and three paged) dated 1926 and 1930 respectively and include the envelopes. Also enclosed, are nine New Year's cards from "Margaret & Troy Kinney" hand-drawn by him, three are inscribed to Ledoux. The dates are 1928, 1930, 1932 - 1936. 1938 (one undated). All the cards present dancers in various costumes and positions. Kinney died in January 1938. Orig.. thick white boards, leather spine label printed in gilt. Fine in near fine plain dust wrapper, in near fine black board slipcase. Item #22812

Price: $750.00

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