Emlen Etting, Drawing of a Youth

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Emlen Etting, Drawing of a Youth

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Pencil, ink and watercolor on paper of a young man inscribed "rejoice, o young man, in thy youth" taken from Ecclesiastes 11:9. Acquired from the artist's estate by Jane Stubbs Books & Prints. Created in the 1950s.

Note dimensions are framed: 13.38" h x 11.38" w

Emlen Etting (1905-1993) grew up on Philadelphia' Main Line. After graduating from Harvard, he studied with the French cubist painter Andre Lhote in Paris. After World War II, Etting continued to paint and sculpt in addition to working extensively as an illustrator for Town and Country and other magazines.

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