Yngve Edward Soderberg (1896 - 1971)
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Yngve Edward Soderberg was an American watercolorist, etcher, and printmaker. He studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York. He was a WPA muralist whose work can be seen at the U. S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut and at the U. S. Post Office in Morrisville, Pennsylvania. He lived and worked in Mystic, Connecticut and taught at the New London High School. He is best known for his nautical paintings and prints, as well as for winter scenes and vernacular landscapes. He is the author of Drawing Boats and Ships, a popular instructional book which has been reprinted several times. Soderberg belonged to leading etchers' societies, and exhibited at galleries in the eastern states. His work resides in the collections of numerous museums and at the Smithsonian Institution. He died at Mystic, Connecticut.
Etchng, 1931; edition not stated. Image size 4” x 4-7/8:; sheet size 5-5/8” x 9”. Published in The Print Connoisseur, Volume XI, Number 4, October, 1931. Fine.
Aquatint, edition of 85; not dated. Image size 12” x 8-7/8”; sheet size 17¼” x 11-3/8”. Numbered and signed in pencil by the artist in the lower margin. Fine.
Nip and Tuck
Etching, ca. 1935; edition of 100. Image size 10-7/8” x 7-3/4”; sheet size 14-7/8” x 11½”. Edition and signature in pencil in the lower margin. A fine, detailed impression in very good overall condition with minimal foxing.
Etching, ca. 1935; edition of 100. Image size 7-7/8” x 10-3/4”; sheet size 11½” x 14-7/8”. Edition and signature in pencil in the lower margin. A fine impression save for an ink smudge about 2" long parallel to the right edge, apparently caused during printing; small loss in upper LH corner of sheet and hinge stain upper right edge.
Etching, ca. 1935; edition of 85. Image size 11-7/8” x 9¼”; sheet size 15½” x 11½”. Edition and signature in pencil in the lower margin. A fine impression in very good overall condition.