Recent Acquisitions


A Jersey Vraic Cart
1886-1966, British

This is a remarkably rich original etching by British artist Edmund Blampied. The image size is 8 1/2 x 11 inches, published in 1939 for the Print Club of Cleveland, hand signed in ink in the lower margin. Edmund Blampied was a very successful artist and illustrator in early 20th century Britain. He illustrated many books and magazines, but is best known for his remarkable skills as a printmaker. He was an important figure in the 'British Etching Revival' of the early 20th century, and was elected to the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1920.


Channel Buoy
1875-1962, American

This is a very fine original etching, image size 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches, c. 1930s, pencil signed and titled. Gordon Grant was born in California and sent to Great Britain for his education. He worked as a staff artist for New York World and Harper's Weekly, covering both the Boer War and the Mexican Revolution, but became most widely known for his marine paintings and lithographs.


Ramparts
1895-1961, American

This signed, original lithograph by Wilfred Readio measures 9 3/4 x 11 7/8 inches. Pencil signed, titled and numbered. Readio was a painter, lithographer and educator, known for his scenes of Pittsburg, PA. and the American West. He was also the Academic Drawing teacher at the Carnagie Institute of the Arts, Andy Warhol being one of his students.


Fishermans House, Maine
1906-1978, American

This richly toned lithograph by Stow Wengenroth measures 7 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches and is pencil signed, 1932, Stuckey cat: 28. Stow Wengenroth was one of the preeminent lithographers of 20th century America, known for his atmospheric, incredibly detailed images of the New England landscape and coastline. He studied at the Art Students League and the Grand Central School of Art in New York, and in the summers studied with John Carlson in Woodstock NY and George Ennis in Eastport ME. In 1931 he had his first one man show at the MacBeth Galleries, beginning a long and very successful artistic career.


Hudson River Miniature
19th Century, American

This is a beautifully painted miniature landscape in the Hudson River School style, oil on academy board, 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches, c. 1883, unsigned, in an original Doll & Richards frame, with a label on the back. Although this painting is unsigned and we have not been able to identify an artist, it is very well painted with rich colors and remarkable, minute details.


Tintoret's House
1865-1945, British

This is a great architectural etching by Scottish artist D Y Cameron, from his 'North Italian Set'. The image size is 9 3/8 x 4 inches, 1894, no. 6 in the 'North Italian Set', cat: Rinder- 209, pencil signed. According to Rinder, this is a corner of the Palazzo Camello, Fondamenta dei Mori, Venice.


Pap of Glencoe
1865-1945, British

A very fine original etching of the mountain near Glencoe, in the Scottish Highlands by Scottish artist D Y Cameron. The image size is 3 3/8 x 4 3/8 inches, published in 1915 in an edition of about 50 impressions, pencil signed. Cameron was born in Scotland and studied at the Glasgow School of Art and at the Edinburgh School of Art, becoming one of the great artist of the British etching revival of the early 20th century.


Brandon's Old Home
20th Century, American

This is a very finely detailed original wood engraving by New Hampshire artist Randy Miller. Image size 4 x 5 inches, published in 1976, pencil signed and titled.


Bluebills
1887-1975, American

A very fine original etching by American sporting artist Richard E. Bishop, image size 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. Primarily a self taught artist, Bishop was known for his etchings of wildfowl; in 1936 his image of Canada geese was selected for the third Federal Duck Stamp.


Geese Pitching
1887-1975, American

This is a richly inked original sporting etching by American artist Richard E. Bishop. The image size is 8 x 11 inches, 1938, pencil signed and titled. Primarily a self taught artist, Bishop was known for his etchings of wildfowl; in 1936 his image of Canada geese was selected for the third Federal Duck Stamp.


Sunrise- The Pond, Easthampton
1837-1926, American

A finely detailed original etching, this image measures 4 1/2 x 7 1/8 inches, published by Klackner in 1883, cat: Gilcrease-47, monogrammed in the plate. Thomas Moran was a leading artist of the American etching revival, and in 1877 was one of the founders of the New York Etching Club. Moran was known for his experimentation in all aspects of the etching process, and his ability to beautifully capture the atmosphere and energy of the American landscape.


Refuge
1887-1953, American

This is a beautiful original drypoint etching of a flock of sheep taking shelter from a blustery winter day by American artist R. W. Woiceske. The image size is 9 3/8 x 14 1/8 inches, published c. 1940 in an edition of 50, pencil signed and titled. Woiceske was born in Bloomington Indiana and studied at the St Louis School of Fine Arts and at the Artist Colony in Woodstock, NY with Birge Harrison and John Carlson. He was involved in the WPA, and became known for his atmospheric etchings of snowy winter scenes.


Ridge
1895-1961, American

Lithograph by the American artist, Wilfred A. Readio measuring 11 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches. Plate initialed, titled and numbered. Readio was a painter, lithographer and educator, known for his scenes of Pittsburg, PA. and the American West. He was also a Professor of Art at the Carnagie Institute of the Arts.


Freeze Ponds 2
1895-1961, American

A beautiful light filled etching by Wilfred A. Readio. It measures 7 5/8 x 13 inches, plate initialed and titled. Readio was a painter, lithographer and educator, known for his scenes of Pittsburg, PA. and the American West. He was also a Professor of Art at the Carnagie Institute of the Arts.


Bend 2
1895-1961, American

Lithograph by Wilfred A. Readio measures 9 1/2 x 14 inches and is plate initialed, titled and numbered. Readio was a painter and lithographer known for his scenes of Pittsburg, PA. and the American West. He was a Professor of Art at the Carnagie Institute of the Arts.


Stumps
1895-1961, American

Lithograph by Wilfred A. Readio measures 11 5/8 x 14 3/8 inches and is plate initialed, titled and numbered. Readio was a painter and lithographer known for his scenes of Pittsburg, PA. and the American West. He was a Professor of Art at the Carnagie Institute of the Arts.


Trout Water 2
1895-1961, American

Lithograph by Wilfred A. Readio measures 11 7/8 x 14 1/2 inches and is plate initialed, titled and numbered. Readio was a painter and lithographer known for his scenes of Pittsburg, PA. and the American West. He was a Professor of Art at the Carnagie Institute of the Arts in Pennsylvania.


Moriane #3
1895-1961, American

This lithograph by Wilfred A. Readio measures 7 7/8 x 11 inches and is plate initialed and titled. Readio was a painter and lithographer, teaching at the Carnagie Institute of Arts in Pennsylvania.


Sawtooth Vernal 2
1895-1961, American

This lithograph by Wilfred A. Readio measures 9 x 14 and is plate signed, initialed and numbered. Readio was a painter and lithographer, teaching at the Carnagie Institute of Arts in Pennsylvania.


Mountain Meadow
1895-1961, American

A beautiful lithograph by Wilford Readio measures 9 3/4 x 12 inches. It is plate initialed, titled and numbered.

Painting

Harvest Time

A well done watercolor of an Italian harvesting scene measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. It is signed on the l.r. but at this time we are unable to decipher it. Matted and framed. (M)

Print

The Foundry
20th century, European

Etching, plate signed and dated 1910 image size 4 3/8 x 5 5/8 inches

Drawing

Rocky Outcropping
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes done on a heavy weight paper. It measures 7 5/8 x 11 inches. 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 paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.