19th Century European
This is a remarkable original etching by French Impressionist Pierre Auguste Renoir, image size is 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 inches, 1894, cat: Delteil-8, plate signed. An early impression on antique laid type paper with ample margins. The two girls in this image are Julie Manet, daughter of Berthe Morisot, and her cousin Paulette Gobillard. Julie Manet was one of Renoir's favorite models, and appears in many of his paintings and prints.
This etching and drypoint by Felix Bracquemond measures 10 x 7 5/8 inches, plate signed and dated, t.r., publisher and printer info on lower margin as well as title and publishers blindstamp, 1862. This is an example of Bracquemond's "Japonisme" style after being profoundly influenced by the work of Japanese master printmaker, Hokusai.
This 1862 etching by Johan Barthold Jongkind measures 8 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches and is plate signed and dated. Publisher info and title printed below image. III/VI, J-8, publishers blindstamp on l.c., framed.
This 1875 etching by Johan Barthold Jongkind measures 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, plate signed and dated, IV/VI, J-19. Title, publisher and artist printed below image. Framed.
This 1878 etching by the Dutch artist, Johan Barthold Jongkind, measures 5 3/4 x 9 1/8 inches, plate signed and dated. Early proof before letters, D-20, II/IV. Framed.
This 1861 etching by Johan Barthold Jongkind measures 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches, plate signed, framed. D-14, early proof before letters, 1/III.
A beautiful etching by Sir Francis Seymour Hayden measuring 7 x 13 inches, pencil signed on l.r., Schneiderman cat: 37, state VIII/IX, 1860, printed on japan paper, label from Harlow and McDonald included. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law, James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist, he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler. He was a founder and the first president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, and was knighted in 1894.
19th/20th Century, French
Etching, image size 5 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches, c. 1900, pencil signed and titled.
A remarkable original etching of Notre Dame Cathedral, this image measures 17 3/4 x 21 5/8 inches, 1897, pencil signed and dated. Auguste Brouet was born to a poor family in Paris in 1872, and as a teenager worked as an apprentice lithographer and lute maker before attending the Ecole des Beaux Artes under the tutelage of Gustave Moreau. He was then introduced to etching by Auguste Delatre, and became one of the most successful etchers of the early 20th century in France.
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.