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Sidney Chafetz Etching "The Negative and Positive Aspects of Immortality," 1974

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Sidney “Sid” Chafetz (Columbus, Ohio, 1922 – 2013)
The Negative and Positive Aspects of Immortality, 1974
Color photo etching on paper
Signed to the lower right margin
From a limited edition of 10
Plate 2 of the artist’s Ephemera series
Title inscribed to the lower left margin
Sherrie Gallerie label to the verso

Born in Rhode Island, Chafetz studied at the Rhode Island School of Design in 1940. His education was interrupted and he was called to serve in the United States Army during World War II. Afterward, he returned to his studies at RISD and graduated in 1947. Sid later studied at L’École Americaine des Beaux-Arts and Académie Julian under Fernand Légar. He received a teaching post at Ohio State University and helped establish a strong printmaking program. After forty years, Sid retired to focus on his own art and exhibiting. He was the recipient of the Fulbright Fellowship, Ford Foundation Grant, and a Louis Comfort Tiffany Award. His works can be found in many collections such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Library of Congress, and more.

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Condition

- scratches, scuffs, and flecks of accretions lightly scattered to acrylic glazing and frame bars.

Dimensions

41.0" W x 30.0" H x 1.0" D

- measurements of frame; plate measures approximately 35.75" W x 24.0" H.

Item #

ITMR047130

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