Luigi Kasimir
1881-1962, Austrian

Vienna, Danube Landscape
1881-1962, Austrian

This is as atmospheric original etching with aquatint by Luigi Kasimir. The image size is 15 7/8 x 22 3/8 inches, c. 1920, cat: Lorenz-24, pencil signed, framed. Kasimir studied at the Vienna Academy of Art, although much of his etching technique was self taught and learned through working from nature. He specialized in atmospheric images of architecture, city scenes and landscapes; some bustling with people and automobiles, others quite timeless and serene. Kasimir developed his own technique, which was much more suited to the particular clarity of his compositions.


The Marientor, Munich
1881-1962, Austrian

A distinctive original etching and aquatint in colors, image size 19 x 18 inches, 1922, cat: Lorenz- 40, pencil signed. Kasimir studied at the Vienna Academy of Art, although much of his etching technique was self taught and learned through working from nature. He specialized in atmospheric images of architecture, city scenes and landscapes; some bustling with people and automobiles, others quite timeless and serene. Kasimir developed his own technique, which was much more suited to the particular clarity of his compositions.


St Stephen's Tower, Vienna
1881-1962, Austrian

This is a very fine etching and aquatint in colors of a street in Vienna, Austria, with the tower of St Stephen's rising in the background. The image size is 17 3/4 x 15 1/4 inches, 1925, cat: Lorenz- 16, dated in the plate, pencil signed. Kasimir traveled all over Europe and the United States creating many spectacular color etchings. He specialized in atmospheric images of architecture, city scenes and landscapes; some bustling with people and automobiles, others quite timeless and serene.


Paris, Notre-Dame
1881-1962, Austrian

Original colored, hand signed etching by by Luigi Kasimir measuring 17 1/2 x 15 1/8 inches. Created in 1930, dated in the plate, in an edition of 300. Cat: Lorenz-61. Kasimir studied at the Vienna Academy of Art, although much of his etching technique was self taught and learned through working from nature. He specialized in atmospheric images of architecture, city scenes and landscapes; some bustling with people and automobiles, others quite timeless and serene. Kasimir developed his own technique, which was much more suited to the particular clarity of his compositions.


Hamburg Harbor
1881-1962, Austrian

This is a remarkable original etching and aquatint of Hamburg Harbor in Germany. The image size is 15 5/8 x 22 3/4 inches, published in 1914 in an edition of 100 impressions, pencil signed and numbered, framed. This image is printed using two plates, one in black ink and one in gray ink to create a chiaroscuro effect with beautiful tonal range and rich contrast. Luigi Kasimir studied at the Vienna Academy of Art, although much of his etching technique was self taught and learned through working from nature.


Fleet Street, London
1881-1962, Austrian

This is a very richly inked original etching and aquatint in colors by Austrian artist Luigi Kasimir, titled "Fleet Street, London." This image is one of several views of Fleet St. with the dome of St Paul's Cathedral rising in the background, that Kasimir created in the 1920s. This image measures 19 3/8 x 12 7/8 inches, published in 1925 in an edition of 150, pencil signed and numbered "46/150". Kasimir specialized in city scenes and landmarks, and traveled throughout Europe and America creating many spectacular color etchings.


Hamburg, Ubersee Bridge
1881-1962, Austrian

Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 17 x 23 7/8 inches, pencil signed by the artist, framed.


Innsbruck, Golden Roof
1881-1962, Austrian

Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 18 x 11 inches, pencil signed by the artist.


Schallaburg Castle, Austria
1881-1962, Austrian

Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 17 1/4 x 22 1/2 inches, cat: Lorenz-34, pencil signed by the artist, framed.


Innsbruck, Seilergasse
1881-1962, Austrian

Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 18 1/2 x 11 5/8 inches, 1922, cat: Lorenz-39, pencil signed by the artist, framed.


Hannover
1881-1962, Austrian

Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 19 1/4 x 16 inches, cat: Lorenz-48, pencil signed by the artist, framed.


Grinzing, Vienna
1881-1962, Austrian

Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 17 1/2 x 22 1/2, cat: Lorenz-23, pencil signed by the artist, framed.


Cologne, New Bridge
1881-1962, Austrian

Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 17 x 27 1/2 inches, pencil signed by the artist, framed.


New York, Fulton Market, Fish
1881-1962, Austrian

Color etching and aquatint, image size 16 5/8 x 11 5/8 inches, 1930, edition of 100, pencil signed, framed. Luigi Kasimir was a pioneer in the field of color etching. Earlier artists would often apply color to single plate, but Kasimir developed a technique of using four to six plates, each with a different color to create extraordinarily rich tones and values. He specialized in city scenes and landmarks and traveled throughout Europe and America creating many spectacular color etchings, of which his New York scenes are some of the finest.


Persenbeug Castle, Austria
1881-1962, Austrian

Color etching and aquatint, image size 16 x 22 1/2 inches, 1929, pencil signed, l.c. "Luigi Kasimir", on wove paper. A beautiful colored aquatint etching of the famous Persenbeug Castle situated along the banks of the Danube River. Framed.


Plaza Scene
1881-1962, Austrian

Etching, image size 5 x 7 3/4 inches, pencil signed l.r. "Luigi Kasimir", framed.


Architectual Study
1881-1962, Austrian

Etching, image size 3 3/16 x 1 3/4 inches, a miniature architectural study, pencil signed l.c. "Luigi Kasimir",


Corvara (Dolomites)
1881-1962, Austrian

Color etching, image size 13 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches, 1916, inscribed in the plate "Corvara 11 Feb. 1916," pencil signed.


N. Y. Bowling Green II
1881-1962, Austrian

Color aquatint etching, image size 15 x 11 1/2 inches, cir. 1920's, pencil signed.


Hamburg Harbor
1881-1962, Austrian

Color etching, image size 21 3/4 x 27 7/8 inches, 1949, pencil signed. There is a label on the back from the New York Graphic Society, 95 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, Connecticut.


St. Stephen's
1881-1962, Austrian

Color etching, image size 19 1/2 x 15 3/8 inches, dated in the plate April 1928, editioned 69/250, pencil signed


Fleet Street, London
1881-1962, Austrian

Color aquatint, 1925, 20 3/4 X 15 1/2", pencil signed, framed

Painting

Barbizon Landscape with a Country Road
1841-1916, American

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in a very fine period gilt and gesso frame. There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant.

Print

The Confidence
1910-1981, American

Lithograph,1944,image size: 9 3/4X11 1/8",published by Associated American Artists,edition of 250, printed by George Miller, Awarded a purchase prize,Library of Congress,1945,Pencil signed

Drawing

Edge of the Field
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches and is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.