Paramour Fine Arts

Steffen, Bernard

(1907-1980)

Kansas born artist and friend of Thomas Hart Benton, he was active on the NYC-WPA and later turned to the silkscreen medium to produce many interesting regionalist images.
All artwork is signed by the artist unless otherwise stated in the description.

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"Autumn Cornfield'

"Autumn Cornfield'

Color silkscreen,, C. 1945
11 in. x 17 1/2 in. (279 mm x 444 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

Availability: Sold
Price:

A fine impression of this rarely seen for sale image with good margins

"Bucks County"

"Bucks County"

Lithograph, c. 1935-43
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $1400

A fine impression with full margins published by the NYC-WPA with their stamp lower left

"Dawn Confab"

"Dawn Confab"

Color silkscreen, c.1945
8 7/8 in. x 12 in. (225 mm x 305 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $3000 (On hold)

A superb impression of this extremely rare moody image with good margins---we have sold Bernard Steffen's work for about 40 years and have never seen another impression for sale. In a review in The Tech from an exhibition of American Screenprints the following description was made " Brilliant colors light up the skies in Bernard Steffen's "Dawn Confab"

"Desolation"

"Desolation"

Lithograph, c. 1936-42
8 3/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (222 mm x 298 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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"Fruit of the Soil"

"Fruit of the Soil"

Color silkscreen, c. 1945
10 7/8 in. x 17 3/8 in. (276 mm x 441 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

Availability: Sold
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A fine impression of this scarce print with strong colors and good margins

"Haying Time"

"Haying Time"

Color silkscreen, c. 1946
11 in. x 15 7/8 in. (279 mm x 403 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

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A good strong impression slightly light struck with apparently full margins

"Haying"

"Haying"

Lithograph, 1941
8 1/2 in. x 12 3/4 in. (216 mm x 324 mm)
Edition of 250
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $1500

A fine impression of this well executed agrarian composition with large full margins---published by ASSOCIATED AMERICAN ARTISTS

"Hoeing"

"Hoeing"

Color silkscreen, c.1939
11 in. x 13 7/8 in. (279 mm x 352 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: P.O.R.

A fine impression of this very rare image with strong fresh colors and full margins

"Milking Time"

"Milking Time"

Lithograph, c. 1940
10 3/4 in. x 6 1/2 in. (273 mm x 165 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $950

A fine impression with large full margins

"Orchard at Night"

"Orchard at Night"

Color Silkscreen, c. 1945
7 3/4 in. x 18 in. (197 mm x 457 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $3200

A fine luminous impression of this rare print with good margins

"Race Against Rain"

"Race Against Rain"

Color silkscreen, c. 1945
8 3/4 in. x 13 in. (222 mm x 330 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $4500

A superb impression of this exceptional composition demonstrating Steffen's mastery of the silk screen process with strong fresh colors and large margins

"Riled Roosters"

"Riled Roosters"

Color silkscreen, c. 1940
11 3/4 in. x 14 1/4 in. (298 mm x 362 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $850

A fine impression of this unusual subject with large probably full margins--an old mat line outside the image

"River Drive"

"River Drive"

Color lithograph, c. 1938
18 in. x 11 1/2 in. (457 mm x 292 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $3000 (On hold)

A fine impression of this exceptional composition with interesting colors and large full margins---done for the NYC-WPA

"Still Life"

"Still Life"

Color silkscreen,, c. 1940
8 in. x 10 in. (203 mm x 254 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $950

A fine impression with good margins---a repaired tear in the left margin---priced accordingly

"The Violinist"

"The Violinist"

Lithograph, 1937
12 3/4 in. x 9 1/2 in. (324 mm x 241 mm)
Edition of c.25
Unframed

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A fine impression of this rare image with small but full margins done for the NYC-WPA

"Upland"

"Upland"

Lithograph, 1942
9 1/2 in. x 12 3/4 in. (241 mm x 324 mm)
Edition of 250
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $950

A fine impression with good margins ---some faint toning outside of the image

"Windswept"

"Windswept"

Lithograph, c. 1935-43
8 5/8 in. x 11 5/8 in. (219 mm x 295 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

Availability: Sold
Price:

A fine impression of this very rare image with full margins---done for the NYC-WPA with their stamp lower left