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Kathleen Cantin (American, 20th C.), “Almost Home”, 1982 - $545 (Westfield)

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condition: like new
make / manufacturer: Kathleen Cantin
model name / number: 36/250
size / dimensions: 23 1/2" x 19 1/4"
Kathleen Cantin (American, 20th C.), “Almost Home”, 1982

“Almost Home” is a limited edition signed, dated, numbered, etching by Kathleen Cantin. This detailed and beautiful etching, depicting a welcoming farmhouse, barn and field at twilight, is rare and hard to find.
• Signed & numbered edition size of 250.
• Dated 1982, signed and number in pencil by artist. Like New condition.
• Triple matted and framed, measures 23 1/2" x 19 1/4"
• The image size is 16 1/2" x 11 1/2". Average additional border around 4" surrounding image.

The etchings of Kathleen Cantin are created and hand-painted in her studio. Kathleen draws directly on the copper plates in the same manner as artists of the 15th century. She adds color to her etchings by drawing additional copper plates, which are hand painted one at a time. As many as ten colors are blended on four copper plates to produce rich effects. This technique is very difficult, and is not attempted by many artists. Because of the time involved, Kathleen creates only eight or ten etchings each year. Her work is in great demand, and is collected all over the world.

Since her graduation from the University of New Hampshire, Kathleen Cantin has participated in some of America’s most prestigious print exhibits including the 2nd United States International Graphics Annual, the 23rd Berkshire Museum Exhibition, Boston Printmakers 30th Annual Exhibition, Davidson National Print and Drawing Competition, and the 39th Exhibition of Miniature Painters, Sculptors, and Engravers Society of Washington, D.C.
Kathleen Cantin's expert command of the etching medium led to further honors when she was awarded commisions by the N.H. Graphics Society, President and Mrs. Derek Bok of Harvard University, the Franklin Mint, and Collector's Guild. Prints by this talented artist may be found in the collections of the Smithsonian Institute, the Philadelphia Public Library, the Decordova and Fairbanks Museums, The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and in numerous galleries throughout the United States. Corporate collections include Hawk Mountain Corporation, Proctor Trust Company, and The Burlington Savings Bank. Awards include the Helen Slottman Graphics Award from the Pen & Brush Club, New York.

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