LYMAN BYXBE Etching, Black Canyon
LYMAN BYXBE Etching, Black Canyon LYMAN BYXBE Etching, Black Canyon

LYMAN BYXBE Etching, Black Canyon

Ref: T-30-0102
(American, 1886-1980)

A vintage landscape etching of a cliffside in Black Canyon in Gunnison National Park, Colorado. There is another variation of this engraving of Black Canyon. Signed (left): Black Canyon and (right) Lyman Byxbe. 

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. 1944
W 8 D 0.5 H 9.75 in.
Sight: W 3.75 H 5 in.


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