Etchings


Harry  Kelly's, Putney
1818-1910, British

This Sir Francis Seymour Haden etching with drypoint measures 4 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches, pencil signed, 1865, state IV/V, cat: Schneiderman-107. 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.


Old Pine, Estes Park, Colorado
1859-1939, American

Etching by George Elbert Burr measures 11 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches, pencil signed, 1922.


Stone Pines Near Sorrento
1859-1939, American

Etching by George Elbert Burr measures 11 7/8 x 10 inches, pencil signed and titled, "Nine proofs-plate destroyed" inscribed in the artists' hand, l.r.


Memento Vivere, Notre Dame, Evreux
1887-1953, American

From his French Church Series #47, this 1947 award winning etching by John Taylor Arms measures 13 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches, pencil signed and dated, edition of 198, state II, cat: Fletcher-47. This image won five major awards between 1947 and 1951 including 1st Prize at the Annual Exhibition of the Chicago Society of Etchers in 1949. John Taylor Arms was one of the foremost American printmakers of the 20th century, known for his exquisite compositions and exacting details which gave his etchings a very realistic, almost photographic appearance.


In Memoriam, also called The North Portal of Chartres Cathedral
1887-1953, American

From his French Church Series #40, this 1939 etching by John Taylor Arms measures 14 1/2 x 12 inches, pencil signed l.r., inscribed on l.l., 1939, edition of 312, cat: Fletcher-317. Arms won the Artist Member Prize, Annual Exhibition, Baltimore Water Color Club, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, in 1939. It took the artist around 1,000 hours to etch the extraordinary detail. One of Arms most coveted images.


Nine Barrow Down
1818-1910, British

Etching by the British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden measuring 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, pencil signed, plate dated, 1877, cat: Schneiderman-155. 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.


Sotto Portica Molin, Venice
1874-1947, French

This 1922 etching by Edgar Chahine measures 7 5/8 x 10 1/2 inches, pencil signed, numbered 36/100, and titled. Chahine studied at the Academia Di Belle Arti in Venice and then at the Academy Julien in Paris. He was a very well respected artist of the ‘Belle Epoch’ era, winning many awards and honors for his work, including a gold medal at the Paris Salon. However his prints and paintings are hard to find as many of them were destroyed in a fire at his studio in 1926 or in a later flood in 1942.


Edisto Live Oak
1877-1954, American

This original drypoint by the American artist Alfred Hutty measures 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, pencil signed, edition of 200, 1944, published exclusively for members of the Miniature Print Society, in its original folder. Hutty was a well-known Charleston artist studying under DuBose Heyward and John Bennett. Known for his local scenes of the Charleston landscape he became a founding member of the Charleston Etchers Club. His work has been exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Art Institute of Chicago; Detroit Institute of Arts and the Chicago Society of Etchers.


The Mill-Wheel
1818-1910, British

This etching by the British artist Seymour Haden measures 7 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed, plate dated 1874, I/V, Cat: Schneiderman-144. 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.


Breton Shores
1877-1942, Czech

This etching measures 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, pencil signed, edition of 86, numbered in pencil with the artist's stamp, Cat: Novak-173, II/II. Simon studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. He was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.

Painting

Abstract Nude
1919-1993, French

Watercolor study for Hotel Meynier d'Oppede cultural festival held yearly in Aix-En-Provence in southern France. Sheet size is 20 x 15 1/4 inches, 1970, pencil signed "Imbert".

Print

Capt Cork's Statue Near Charring X
1876-1942

Etching, image size 5 3/4 x 7 1/8 inches, 1919, most likely an early artist's proof, retouched stain just below image and a reinforced broken plate mark at two corners, pencil signed, dated, and titled.

Drawing

Shaded View
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 8 3/8 x 11 inches, done on a gray, medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH, with its majestic views of Mt. Monadnock, where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.