LYMAN BYXBE Etching, Bear Lake, Colorado
LYMAN BYXBE Etching, Bear Lake, Colorado LYMAN BYXBE Etching, Bear Lake, Colorado

LYMAN BYXBE Etching, Bear Lake, Colorado

Ref: T-30-0088
(American, 1886-1980)

A vintage, landscape engraving of Bear Lake, in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. Signed and titled (left): Byxbe/ Bear Lake. Note: matted, unframed.

Originally from Illinois, in 1922 Byxbe began making annual summer trips to Estes Park, Colorado. In 1930, he established a studio there, selling etchings of landscapes  and resident's cabins for Christmas cards. He achieved national success for his work and had a one man show at the Smithsonian (1937-38). In the late 1930s he moved permanently to Estes Park. He was a member of the Chicago Society of Etchers.

c. 1950
W 14 H 13 in.
Sight: W 4.75 H 5.25 in.
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