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Engraving Of A Dock Scene By Jack Okey, Umbria, Circa 1910 by  John Clark [Jack] Okey - Original Engraving  - 1910 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 016845)

Engraving Of A Dock Scene By Jack Okey, Umbria, Circa 1910

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Engraving Of A Dock Scene By Jack Okey, Umbria, Circa 1910

by Okey, John Clark [Jack]

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Jack Okey, 1910. Original Engraving . Single Sheet. Near Fine. Image Size 13.8 X 17.5 Cm, With Wide Margins, Annotated "Umbria" In Okey's Handwriting. John Clark "Jack" Okey (June 3, 1889 - January 8, 1963) Was An American Art Director. He Was Raised In Los Angeles And Attended The Harvard School For Boys. After Leaving, He Was Given Instruction In Art By His Uncle, The California Artist, J. Bond Francisco. While He Was In His Early 20S, He Traveled To Paris With His Friend Stanton Macdonald Wright, And Spent Several Years There Studying Art. Around The Time Of His Marriage In 1913, He Became Involved In The Nascent Film Industry In The Los Angeles Area And Was Involved In The Design And Construction Of Some Of The Earliest Studios There. He Continued In The Film Industry As An Art Director Until His Retirement In 1959. In The Mid-1930S He Spent Several Years In England Working For Alexander Korda, Designing Studios For Him. After His Return To The United States, He Spent The Remainder Of His Active Career Working For Rko. He Was Nominated For Two Academy Awards For Art Direction, 1929 And 1944, But His Best Known Film Is "It'S A Wonderful Life".


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Engraving Of A Dock Scene By Jack Okey, Umbria, Circa 1910
Okey, John Clark [Jack]
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Original Engraving
Jack Okey
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Arroyo Seco Books lists about 24,000 used, unusual and scarce books in all fields, including physics, art, philosophy, social science, literature, science fiction, etc. We stock modern and antiquarian prints and other art. Most items are listed in 100 catalogs titled by subject matter on this site. We purchase interesting private libraries. Member of IOBA. Contact: Stephen Clauser, 626-372-3863.


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