10574 RH Palenske Etching titled “Branding Time”
This is an original etching reproduced in talio-chrome by the late RH Palenske (1884-1954). It is titled “Branding Time”. The signature was printed and it is not pencil signed. The etching is on heavy bond printing paper. There is discoloration and spots on the printing paper that will not be seen when framed. There are also some creases in the printing paper. It comes with the original cardboard backing which is not in very good condition. We will include the backing since it has information about the etching.
Measurements: Dimensions of Print approximately 12 ⅝” wide x 9 ½” tall, Outside Dimensions of Printing Paper approximately 16” wide x 12” tall
About the Artist: Reinhold H. Palenske lived in both Illinois and California. He is known for genre-history, illustration, etchings. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and was a graphic artist and painter. His work is in the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, and the Royal Gallery of London, England. During his career his work was reproduced in The Spur, the Washington Star, and the Chicago Daily News. Palenske's love of animals and nature was almost inborn, for both his father and grandfather were cavalry officers whose love of horses is traditional. In addition to being a master etcher, he was a sportsman and hunter of prominence.