Paramour Fine Arts

LaMore, Chet

(1908-1980)

While active in Maryland and New York in his earlier years, Chet Lamore taught at the University of Michigan and lived in Ann Arbor. His wife, Mary T. Lamore, actively promoted Chet's work in the years after his death.
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"After the Harvest"

"After the Harvest"

Lithograph, c. 1935
9 3/4 in. x 13 1/2 in. (248 mm x 343 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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Reminiscent of the work of Orozco and some of the other Mexican muralists, this evocative lithograph tells a tragic story about the fate of several farmworkers. Illustrated in AMERICA TODAY- A BOOK OF 100 PRINTS (Plate 57)

"Coal Landscape"

"Coal Landscape"

Lithograph, c. 1935-43
13 in. x 19 1/4 in. (330 mm x 489 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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A fine impression of this large coal mining subject with full margins---done for the NYC-WPA--- (LaMore spent a considerable amount of time in coal fields of Pennsylvania

"Coal Scavengers"

"Coal Scavengers"

Color tusche lithograph, c. 1935-43
8 3/4 in. x 11 7/8 in. (222 mm x 302 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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Price: $850

A fine impression of this rarely seen depression image with uneven but adequate margins---done for the NYC-WPA

"Construction"

"Construction"

Color woodcut, c.1935-43
11 in. x 16 in. (279 mm x 406 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Catalogue Reference: NYPL CW-60
Unframed

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A fine impression of this large work related image with good margins---done of the NYC-WPA with their stamp lower left---another impression in the collection of the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, NYC

"Courtiers"

"Courtiers"

Color woodcut, 1938
12 in. x 9 1/8 in. (305 mm x 232 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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A fine impression with good margins---done for the NYC-WPA

"Detroit, 1943"

"Detroit, 1943"

Oil on Canvas, 1943
14 7/8 in. x 10 in. (378 mm x 254 mm)
Framed

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Signed lower left---Lamore's powerful interpretation of the Detroit race riots of 1943

"Ku Kluxers"

"Ku Kluxers"

Color lithograph, c. 1940
9 1/4 in. x 12 1/8 in. (235 mm x 308 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

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A fine impression of this difficult subject with bold colors and good margins---extremely rare

"Laboratory"

"Laboratory"

Lithograph, 1937
11 3/4 in. x 11 7/8 in. (298 mm x 302 mm)
Edition of 21, Number: #12
Unframed

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A fine impression with full margins done for the NYC WPA

"Legerdemain"

"Legerdemain"

Oil on Canvas, 1943
29 in. x 19 1/2 in. (737 mm x 495 mm)
Framed

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Provenance: Purchased directly from the artist's wife Mary T. LaMore

"Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf"

"Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf"

Color silkscreen, c. 1940
6 1/8 in. x 16 in. (156 mm x 406 mm)
Edition of c.20
Unframed

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Price: $250

A fine impression of this image which is part of a series of silkscreen prints done by Lamore and Mervin Jules for children-- with large full margins

"Lord Mayor and Wife"

"Lord Mayor and Wife"

Tempera on board, c. 1935
15 1/2 in. x 11 1/2 in. (394 mm x 292 mm)
Framed

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An interesting early work by the artist---signed lower right--Provenance: Mary T. Lamore

"President, Secretary, Treasurer"

"President, Secretary, Treasurer"

Color woodcut, 1937
9 1/2 in. x 13 3/4 in. (241 mm x 349 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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A fine impression of this interesting satirical image with full margins---done for the NYC-WPA

"The Dog"

"The Dog"

Aquatint, c. 1950
9 3/4 in. x 7 7/8 in. (248 mm x 200 mm)
Edition of 16, Number: #11
Unframed

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Price: $600

A fine impression of this whimsical abstract subject with full margins

"The Mocker"

"The Mocker"

Color aquatint and etching, c. 1950
10 3/4 in. x 8 3/8 in. (273 mm x 213 mm)
Edition of 15
Unframed

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Price: $650

A fine impression of this unusual abstract subject with good, possibly full margins

"Unemployed"

"Unemployed"

Color silkscreen, 1941
14 1/4 in. x 11 in. (362 mm x 279 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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A fine impression of this well executed subject with uneven, but adequate, margins(rather narrow on the sides and wide at the top and bottom)---done for the NYC-WPA---an additional impression at the ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO and also exhibited at the CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM in "This Land: Picturing a Changing America in the 1930's and 1940's"---illustrated in RADICAL ART, PRINTMAKING AND THE LEFT IN 1930'S NEW YORK by Helen Langa