A vintage, landscape engraving of Bear Lake, in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. 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.
MAKER Lyman Byxbe (American, 1886-1980)
MARKS Signed and titled (left): Byxbe/ Bear Lake.
DATE c. 1950
DIMENSIONS Width 14 Height 13 in. Sight: Width 4.75 Height 5.25 in.
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