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Philip Kappel
1901-1981, American

Mender of Shoes - Rabat, Morocco
1901-1981, American
Mender of Shoes - Rabat, Morocco

This etching by Philip Kappel measures 8 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches. A 1st proof, created in 1945, is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. Kappel was born in Hartford, CT, and educated at the Pratt Institute in New York. He was employed as an artist for several shipping companies and much of his work documents these ships and their sailors. At age 26, Kappel was the youngest person ever admitted to "Who's Who in America."


Slack Water, East River, N.Y.
1901-1981, American
Slack Water, East River, N.Y.

This early proof by Philip Kappel, c. 1930, measures 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches. It is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. Kappel was born in Hartford, CT, and educated at the Pratt Institute in New York. He was employed as an artist for several shipping companies and much of his work documents these ships and their sailors. At age 26, Kappel was the youngest person ever admitted to "Who's Who in America."


The Holystoners-Bound for Haiti
1901-1981, American
The Holystoners-Bound for Haiti

Etching, drypoint, image size 9 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, 1935, pencil signed l.r. "Philip Kappel". Selected for "Fine Prints of the Year", 1936, pl.74. The image was made on the Columbia Line's Bogota or Columbia. The Haitian crew used soft volcanic tufa to scrub down the wooden decks. The bulldog, center, was the vessel's mascot.


Off El Morro
1901-1981, American
Off El Morro

Etching, image size 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, c. 1935, artist's proof, pencil signed.


In Tow
1901-1981, American
In Tow

Etching, image size 7 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches, c. 1935, artist's proof, pencil signed.


Topsail Schooners in a Match
1901-1981, American
Topsail Schooners in a Match

Etching, image size 6 x 6 7/8 inches, c. 1935, artist's proof, pencil signed.


A Marine Pathway
1901-1981, American
A Marine Pathway

Etching, image size 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches, 1934, plate signed and pencil signed.


Sail and Steam
1901-1981, American
Sail and Steam

Etching, image size 8 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches, c. 1935, plate signed and pencil signed.


Chatham Bar
1901-1981, American
Chatham Bar

Etching, image size 3 1/8 x 4 inches, c. 1942, pencil signed. A small landscape overlooking the ocean on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.


The Mill at the Falls
1901-1981, American
The Mill at the Falls

Etching, image size 9 3/4 x 7 7/8, plate signed and pencil signed.


Curiosity
1901-1981, American
Curiosity

Etching, image size 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, pencil signed


Sailboat
1901-1981, American
Sailboat

Etching, image size 6 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches, pencil signed


Street in Morocco
1901-1981, American
Street in Morocco

Etching, image size 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches, pencil signed


Old Love
1901-1981, American
Old Love

Etching, image size: 6 7/8 x 8 13/16 inches, inscribed "Artist Proof"


The Windjammer
1901-1981, American
The Windjammer

Etching, image size: 10 x 7 inches, inscribed "Artist Proof", pencil signed lower right


Off El Morro
1901-1981, American
Off El Morro

Etching, image size: 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, printed on "J Whatman" watermarked paper, pencil signed


Flies versus worms
1901-1981, American
Flies versus worms

Drypoint etching, 1954 AAA edition of 250, image size 7 7/8 x 10 inches, pencil signed


Cartegana Harbor
1901-1981, American
Cartegana Harbor

Etching, 1937 AAA edition of 250, image size 10 x 8 incvhes, pencil signed

Painting

Autumn Landscape
1857 - 1915, American
Autumn Landscape

Watercolor on illustration board; period frame; image size 9 x 14 inches, signed lower right, "W.C. Fitler NY". A tonalist landscape painter, most of his works were painted in Conn., NY and Long Island. (M)

Print

Tuesday
20th C.
Tuesday

Etching, image size: 5 1/2X7 1/2",pencil signed

Drawing

Tree Study, 1905
1893-1986, American
Tree Study, 1905

Watercolor, 1905, image size 13 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, pen signed