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PARAMOUR FINE ARTS (ED & KAREN OGUL)

FRANKLIN, MI US

Paramour Fine Arts was founded in the late 1970's by Ed and Karen Ogul as a natural progression of their mutual interest in 20th century art. Ed Ogul has a background in education having served as a teacher and administrator in the Detroit Public Schools for over 30 years as well as an instructor at Wayne State University. He is now retired from education and devotes full time to this endeavor. Karen is a retired neo-natal intensive care registered nurse. Paramour Fine Arts is a member in good standing of the IFPDA (International Fine Print Dealers Association). Paramour Fine Arts maintains a large inventory of artwork, consisting mostly of 20th century American and European prints as well as paintings from the same period. Our specialties include social realism of the 1930' and 1940's including 100s of WPA prints, American regionalism, arts and crafts color woodblock prints, African-American artists and images, and French prints of the Belle Epoque period focused mainly on color aquatints. We have a large website which is easily searched, but also have many items not yet listed. We are pleased to respond to your questions and requests.

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White Factory - Niles Spencer

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Our booth contains a sampling of our diverse offerings. Not only have we featured some of our artists, but we most often have numerous other offerings by the same artists on our website. We are introducing additionaI newly discovered work by the Detroit African-American artist, printmaker, and sculptor George Rogers. He produced unique prints called Sculpturegraphs as well as equally unique sculptural plant collages. We are excited to have this work. Hopefully, you will find artwork which is of interest in building a collection or simply selecting just one print. It is my goal as a dealer to be helpful in this endeavor. Please feel free to contact us and to create a dialogue regarding your collecting interests.

Ed Ogul - Owner

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

Huck Finn

1936

16 1/8 in. x 21 5/8 in.

Lithograph, Unframed

Catalogue Reference: Fath 12

A fine impression of this exceptional subject from the MISSOURI STATE CAPITOL series with large, probably full margins---rarely seen for sale

Edition of 100, signed in pencil

P.O.R.

Niles Spencer (1893-1952)

White Factory

1928

10 1/2 in. x 13 3/4 in. (267 mm x 349 mm)

Lithograph

Unframed

A fine impression of this exceptional composition printed by Desjobert in Paris on chine colle' with large full margins---many of the existing impressions are in museum collections---illustrated in AMERICAN LITHOGRAPHERS 1900-1960 no.49 on page 87--- perhaps the only known lithograph of the artist

Edition of 20 - Signed in pencil

P.O.R.

Romare Bearden (1913-1988)

"Morning" (Carolina Morning)

1979

19 1/4 in. x 25 in.

Color lithograph, Unframed

Catalogue Reference: Gelburd and Rosenberg 62

A fine impression of this beautiful composition with full margins

Edition of 175 - Signed in pencil

P.O.R.

Theatre on the Beach - Stuart Davis

Huck Finn - Thomas Hart Benton

Rockwell Kent (1882-1971)

Godspeed

1931

5 1/4 in. x 6 7/8 in. (133 mm x 175 mm)

Wood engraving, Unframed

Catalogue Reference: Burne-Jones 84

A superb impression of this popular image with large margins---Illustrated in GREAT AMERICAN PRINTS 1900-1950 by Norman and June Kraeft

Edition of 150 - Signed in pencil

$8500

George Rogers (1930-2002)

Sculptural Forms 9 (Hues of deep red, blue, light red, and light blue)

1984

35 in. x 22 3/4 in. (889 mm x 578 mm)

Color sculpturegraph, Unframed

A fine impression of this rare image with full margins

Edition of 10, Number #4, Signed in pencil

$1500

Theatre on the Beach - Stuart Davis