Kleber Hall ( 1882 - ?)
Painter, sculptor, and etcher Kleber Hall was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts began his working career as a musician playing on coastal steamers plying the waters of Long Island Sound. The origins of his artistic training are obscure, but he is known to have been a drawing instructor in Boston metropolitan area in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and it is believed that he lived in Somerville, Massachusetts. His body of work covers a wide range of subject matter reflecting the hard times his early years in straitened circumstances and his mature, more prosperous days. He is known to have illustrated the second printing of A Quaker Girl From Nantucket in 1925, first published in 1889.
Etching, 1928. Edition not stated, Signed and dated in plate. Image size 4-5/8" x 6-5/8"; sheet size 5-3/4" x 9-1/8". Published by The Print Connoisseur, Volume VIII, Number 3, July, 1928. Very good condition.