Samuel Donovan Swann (1889 - 1954)
Born in Fernandina, Florida, Don Swann was an etcher who specialized in illustrating historic Americana. He attended St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland and studied art in Germany and Italy. He made his home in Baltimore. His work forms part of the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the U. S. Naval Museum, and the Smithsonian Institution, and numerous private collections. He died at Baltimore.
Chase House Doorway
Etching, 1943; edition of 300. Image size 4” x 5”; sheet size 7-3/4” x 8-3/4”. A fine impression with minor soiling and foxing at the lower right corner of sheet; faint adhesive staining in the corners.