19th Century European


Shere Mill Pond, No. II
1818-1910, British

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.


Maison de Theodore Rousseau
19th/20th Century, French

Etching, image size 5 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches, c. 1900, pencil signed and titled.


Notre Dame from the Siene
1872-1941, French

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.


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.


Auguste Renoir
1823-1902, French

This drypoint etching by Desboutin measures 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches. Created in 1877, this is part of a series of drypoints sketches that the artist did of his close friends.


Pierre Purvis de Chavannes
1823-1902, French

This drypoint of the French painter, Purvis de Chavannes, measures 7 5/8 x 5 inches. Created in 1895, it depicts de Chavannes sitting in his robe against the background of one of his works.


Portrait of Norbert Goeneutte
1823-1902, French

This 1876 etching of the French artist, Norbert Goeneutte, by Marcellin Desboutin measures 8 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches. Part of a drypoint series of sketches Desboutin did of his close friends.


Chevaux au Repos

This is a beautiful original 19th century etching, possibly after a painting by French Barbizon artist Charles-Francois Daubigny. The image size is 7 3/4 x 5 1/8, unsigned, on a watermarked laid type paper. There is an inscription in French in the lower margin attributing this etching to Daubigny, but we were unable to find this image in the catalog of Daubigny's etchings.


Ye Compleat Angler
1818-1910, British

This is a very rare pencil signed etching by Sir Francis Seymour Haden; it is an early proof, from before the edition published in Hamerton's 1880 'Etching and Etchers'. The image size is 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches, 1877, cat: Schneiderman-161, plate signed and dated, pencil signed, a very rich impression on a laid type paper, framed. 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.


A Pond Near Rousillon
1818-1898, French

This 1867 Barbizon style etching by Adolphe Appian measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches and is plate signed. Framed.

Painting

Autumn Landscape

This early 20th. century Franco/American oil painting by Rene du'l Arnet(?) measures 25 x 30 inches. This fine impressionistic water scene with sunlit fields in the distance is well painted using a subtle color palette with a nice tonal and textural range.

Print

Washington Bridge Tower
1872- c.1950, American

This lithograph by Dexter Dawes measures 11 5/8 x 15 1/4 inches, one in a series of lithographs of the construction of the George Washington Bridge that Dawes created between 1927 and the bridges' completion in 1931. This suspension bridge would eventually connect Ft. Lee, NJ to Manhattan across the Hudson River. Swiss born engineer Othmar Amman made this gigantic structure look "light and airy" with its miles of intertwined steel cable. Considered by some to be the noblest of bridges it became a symbol of the art and craft of the civil engineering profession.

Drawing

River View with Cottages
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 10 3/8 x 16 5/8 inches, unsigned