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Name Asher, James
Life Dates 1942 -
Born: Princeton, Kentucky
Nationality American
Notes James Asher (1942- ) was born in Princeton, Kentucky, December 30,1942. He graduated from Murray State University in 1965 and attended the Ringling Art School from 1965 to 1967. He did post graduate work in Mexico, and works as a commercial artist in Princeton.
Role Artist

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Image of Art-2D Collection - 1984.2.1

Art-2D Collection - 1984.2.1

"Dempstertown Shovel 1922-1932," 1976, offset lithograph by James Asher. It features a large steam shovel with three operators at mid level and one at the left on its tracks. The title is printed at bottom middle. On the right is the edition number, hand numbered and signed. Printed at the bottom left is "From the Collection of Lorena Dempster Ruby." Edition: "Limited Edition / (Jim Asher) No. 86 of 200" The image refers to Dempster Mines, located about 20 miles from Madisonville, Kentucky. Called Dempstertown.

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1984.2.2

Art-2D Collection - 1984.2.2

"Dempstertown Tipple 1922-1932," 1974, offest lithograph by James Asher. It features an American station with freight cars being emptied in the background, with tracks in the foreground and two miners at the left. On the right is the edition number, hand numbered and signed. Printed at the bottom left is "From the Collection of Lorena Dempster Ruby." Edition: "Limited Edition / No.18 of 500 (J. Asher)" The image refers to Dempster Mines, located about 20 miles from Madisonville, Kentucky. Called Dempstertown.