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Booth #101

Roger Genser - The Prints & The Pauper, Santa Monica, CA

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Established in 1977,  Roger Genser - The Prints and the Pauper is celebrating its 45th year as a purveyor of works on paper. We are proud to have been an early member of the International Fine Print Dealers Association, accepted into this peer judged organization in 1990. Roger Genser served as a member of its Board of Directors for 6 years.

Currently a Board member and Vice President of the American Historical Print Collectors Society and recently chosen to be a member of the prestigious American Antiquarian Society. Previously an 11 year member of the City of Santa Monica Arts Commission serving as chair for 2 years. Currently Chair of the Santa Monica Landmarks Commission.

A general fine print dealer covering 500 years of prints, from Old Masters to Modern American and European. We specialize in Color Woodcuts, Modernism, Mexican Masters, Important American Historical Prints as well as American and British Political Caricature. Early and Important American Maps are of great interest. California Fine and Historical prints are also a specialty as well as 19th c. American photography


We are a specialist in the work of FRANCES H. GEARHART.  We are actively seeking her work and any images, and information about this master of the American Color Block Print.


BLANCHE LAZZELL (1878 – 1956), STAR PHLOX (detail), 1930


Roger Genser

Cross section of our inventory, including Color Woodcuts, American Historical Prints from Revolutionary war and political caricatures, Mexican Prints, including a Diego Rivera Self Portrait, Grosvenor School Proofs, and Early 20th Century Masters, Cow-pox Virus prints by James Gillray and others, 19th and 20th c. works on paper

Exhibiting Artists

Frances H. Gearhart, Paul Gauguin, Gustave Baumann, Diego Rivera, Edvard Munch, Cyril Power, Claude Flight, Sybil Andrews, Ursula Fookes, Blanche Lazzell, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Kiyoshi Saito, James Whistler, Lovis Corinth, John Marin, Childe Hassam, Jean-Emile Laboureur, Paul Landacre, Wassily Kandinsky, Rockwell Kent, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Harold Doolitttle, Kathe Kollwitz, William Blake, Francisco Goya, David Siqueiros, Jose Orozco, Seymour Haden, Kyra Markham, Camille Pissarro, George Caleb Bingham, Romare Bearden, Grant Wood, Werner Drewes, Henry Matisse, Honore Daumier, Arnold Ronnebeck, Shiko Munakata, Thomas Hart Benton, Grant Wood, Currier & Ives, Gustave Dore, Max Beckmann, Gerhard Marcks, William S. Rice, Master of the Die, Marcantonio Raimondi, Herbert Gurschner, Junichiro Sekino, Odilon Redon, and many more.

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