This is a very fine, exquisitely detailed original etching by Stephen Parrish, after a painting by Henry Ward Ranger. The plate size of this image is 21 5/8 x 27 inches, which includes the remarque below the image. This etching was commissioned and published in 1887 by C. Klackner; it is pencil signed by the artist and appears as #124 in Rona Schneider's catalog of Parrish's work.
This is a fantastic scene of Native American dancers, which beautifully captures the energy and movement of the crowd. This etching measures 13 7/8 x 11 inches, created in 1962 in an edition of 50, and is pencil signed and numbered. Kloss was born in California as Alice Geneva Glasier changing her name when she married the poet, Phillips Kloss in 1925. After traveling throughout the West they settled in Taos, NM where they found the culture and customs of the Native American Indians a constant source of creative study and growth as artists.
A fine Native American etching, this image size is 13 7/8 x 11 inches, created in 1967 in an edition of 75, pencil signed and numbered. Kloss was born in California as Alice Geneva Glasier changing her name when she married the poet, Phillip Kloss in 1925. After traveling throughout the West they settled in Taos, NM where they found the culture and customs of the Native American Indians a constant source of creative study and growth as artists.
St. Ives Bridge, Cambridgeshire, England
This fine 1912 etching by Sears Gallagher measures 5 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower left margin. Born in Boston, Gallagher studied drawing and watercolor locally, later refining his skills at the Academie Julian in Paris. Gallagher became one of America's leading etchers and watercolorists, known for his New England landscapes, historic Boston landmarks as well as views of New York, Venice and England's Cornish seacoast.
Fighting Mad - Black Bass
This 1936, artist's proof, limited edition etching by W.J. Schaldach measures 5 3/4 x 5 inches. It is plate signed and pencil signed in the lower right corner. A publishers label with artist's provenance is included with this image. Schaldach followed his lifelong passion for hunting, fishing and the outdoors in his many etchings, aquatints and drypoints. Moving from his home state of Indiana to NYC, he sold fishing tackle during the day and attended the Art Students League during the evening. He learned his craft under the watchful eye of John Sloan and George Bridgman.
The Land is Rich
This etching by Paul King measures 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches and is pencil signed on the lower margin. Paul King gained professional acclaim early in the 20th century for his seascapes, portraits, landscapes and rural scenes. Becoming an accomplished lithographer while still in his teens he studied with H. Siddens Mowbray in New York and later in Holland with Willy Sluiter and Evert Pieters. He was an illustrator for Life and Harpers Magazines and a book publisher. He received honors for his paintings from the Salmagundi Club and the National Academy of Design.
Hampton Court Palace
Created in 1906, this original etching by Joseph Pennell measures 6 1/2 x 11 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower margin, is #396 in the Wuerth catalogue and was probably done in an edition of 75. A publishers label is included with this image. Pennell did over 800 etching during his lifetime. His works were influenced by Meryon and Whistler, whose first biographer he became along with his wife. Much of his style and etching technique reflects Whistler's. His prints had many themes, including monuments, cities, factories and for one documentary series, the Panama Canal.
This is a very rare early proof etching by Jacques Villon titled "La Pedicure". The image size is 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches; this print was published in 1907 in an edition of 50, although this is an early state before the published edition. It is pencil signed and notated "Essai" which translates as "test" or "trial". This image is very richly inked with beautiful plate tone and has several of the artist's fingerprints in black ink around the edges of the sheet, all away from the image.
Selbstbildnis (Self Portrait)
This original etching with aquatint by Kathe Kollwitz, created in 1921, measures 8 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches. This image is a restrike from the publisher "von der Becke", Munich edition of 1947 with a two-line Muenchen22 drystamp on the lower right. Printed in dark bistre ink it is one of Kollwitz' greatest self-portraits.
This detailed French etching measures 10 x 7 3/4 inches. Created in 1853, it is plate initialed, titled and dated. The inscription on the lower margin reads "La Cabane des bucherone, dans les bois du Buron, pendant l'automne de 1853."