This 1929 original drypoint etching by Samuel Chamberlain measures 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, pencil signed on the l.r., numbered and titled. Chamberlain became well known for his carefully rendered etchings and drypoints of both European and American cityscapes as well as very detailed landscapes. This image is #82 in the BPL catalog.
A very fine original etching, this image measures 13 1/2 x 10 inches, published c. 1900, pencil signed. A beautiful, richly inked impression with nice plate tone, printed on a laid type Japan paper with ample margins. Blanche Dillaye was born in New York City, studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and in Paris, and in 1883 studied etching technique with Stephen Parrish.
This original etching, after Jules Breton, by Lucien Dautrey measures 9 5/8 x 5 1/8 inches. Created in 1885, this image was Dautrey's first important plate exhibiting it at the Salon of 1885 for which he received an Honorable Mention. Dautrey was a distinguished pupil of Courtry and Felix Bracquemond and a member of the Society of French Artists. Remarque at bottom right of woman putting on coat.
A quiet image of fishing boats moored in a small harbor by Massachusetts artist Gordon Grant, this lithograph measures 9 x 12 inches, published c. 1940 by the Associated American Artists, pencil signed.
A soft ground etching by German Expressionist artist Lovis Corinth, this image measures 12 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches, published in 1910 in an edition of 50 impressions, state I/III, cat: Schwarz-41,"LC" monogram in the upper left of the image, a faded signature below the image, framed. Corinth began his career studying at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich and went on to study under Bouguereau at the Academie Julian in Paris. He later returned to Germany and became a member and eventually president of the Berlin "Sezession." Corinth is best known for his prints and paintings of figures and portraits.
This lovely atmospheric image by William Wyllie measures 4 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches, pencil signed on the l.l. and created c. 1920. This is a view of Greenich from the Isle of Dogs with a view of the Royal Navel Academy on the left with the domes of the Royal Observatory high in the background. Wyllie was a well known marine painter and printmaker, studying at the Heatherley School of Fine Art and then at the at the Royal Academy. At the age of 18, Wyllie won the Turner Gold Medal for his painting "Dawn After A Storm".
This delicately etched image of the warship "Renown" leaving Portsmouth harbor accompanied by a squadron of biplanes measures 4 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches. Signed on the l.l. in pencil, c. 1920. Wyllie was a well known marine painter and printmaker in early 20th century London. He studied at the Heatherley School of Fine Art and at the age of 15 began his studies at the Royal Academy. At the age of 18, Wyllie won the Turner Gold Medal for his painting "Dawn After A Storm". He went on to have a long artistic career, specializing in paintings and etchings of the sea and the city of London.
A beautiful architectural cityscape by master printmaker, Joseph Pennell. Measuring 8 x 11 inches, it is pencil signed with publishers label on the backing. Created in 1905 in an edition of probably 75, cat: Wuerth #379. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes. He also printed many of his own images.
1900-1981, Polish American
This original etching by Frederich Taubes measures 10 x 8 1/4 inches and is pencil signed on the l.r. Created in 1939 in an edition of 250 and published by the American Artists Association. Taubes was a well known painter, printmaker, author and lecturer. Born in Poland and educated in Vienna, Taubes eventually became a student at the Bauhaus studying color theory with Johannes Itten. Moving to NYC in 1930 he became a society portraitist with a very wealthy and famous clientele.
This etching and drypoint by Phillip Kappel measures 10 x 7 3/4 inches, is signed by the artist on the l.r., c. 1957, framed. Kappel was born in Hartford, Conn. and educated at the Pratt Institute in New York. He was employed as an artist for several shipping companies and much of his work documents these ships and their sailors. At age 26, Kappel was the youngest person ever admitted to "Who's Who in America." Artist provenance on label on backing.