Etchings


Boulevard Saint Martin in Winter
1877-1942, Czech

A wintry day on a busy tree-lined street in Paris is the subject of this color aquatint etching by T. F. Simon. Published in 1914 in an edition of 200 it measures 12 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches. Pencil signed on the l.r. with a watermark on the l.l.


The Library of San Marco, Venice
1874-1943, Russian/British

This 1920 etching with drypoint by William Walcot measures 4 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches. Part of his "Venice Set", printed in brown/black ink on cream wove paper. Pencil signed on the l.r.


Tug of War
1905-1990, British

This lovely image of children at play by Eileen A. Soper measures 4 x 6 13/16 inches. Pencil signed on the lower right, created in 1923. Eileen Soper began etching as a young girl, and at age 16 exhibited her work at the Royal Academy in London. She specialized in scenes of children at play, which she depicted in beautifully loose, spontaneous drypoint lines. Later in life she illustrated several children's books, including 'The Fantastic Five'.


Girard Trust Building, No. ll
1857-1926, American

This 1920 etching by Joseph Pennell measures 8 x 9 7/8 inches and is pencil signed. This wonderful scene of fast-paced life in downtown Philidelphia was printed in an edition of fifty. Cat: Wuerth 745.


Up to the Woolworth
1857-1926, American

This 1915 etching by Joseph Pennell measures 11 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches. Pencil signed on the l.r. in an edition of 75.


Barnegat Cottage, Marblehead
1895-1975, American

An idyllic setting in this original etching by Samuel Chamberlain. Created in 1949 in an edition of 300. Pencil signed with an edition number on the lower margin.


Honfleur
1861-1933, American

This original etching by Charles Adams Platt measures 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches and was created in 1887. Plate signed, titled and dated.


The Artist's Studio (After Vermeer)
1837-1931, German

A beautiful etching by William Unger created c. 1880. It measures 7 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches and is framed and matted.


Le Clown a la Grosse Caisse
1871-1958, French

This is a vivid original aquatint etching by French Expressionist artist Georges Rouault. The image size is 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, published in 1930, cat: Chapon-Roualt 200, from the 'Cirque' series. Georges Rouault was born into a poor family in Paris and at the age of 14 was apprenticed to a glass painter for 5 years. After his apprenticeship he studied the Ecole des Beaux Artes under Gustav Moreau, where he also met Henri Matisse, Albert Marquet, Henri Manguin, and Charles Camoin.


Cigarette Underground
1901-1989, American

A striking original etching, this image measures 10 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches, published in an edition of 100 in 1938, pencil signed and titled, the "imp" after the artist's name indicating that he printed this impression himself. Irwin Hoffman attended the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School starting at the age of 15. After graduation, he won the Paige Traveling Scholarship which allowed him to travel and study throughout Europe for several years. When he returned from Europe, Hoffman set up a studio in New York City, and became especially known for his portraiture.

Painting

Petrean Place
1907-1982, British/American

This collage by Nora Unwin measures 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches and is matted and framed. Created in 1972, Unwin gives the viewer a look past a rocky seawall to the water's distant horizon line. Her use of cloth, textured paper, glue and colored ink skillfully adhered to a painted background was one of her favorite mediums to display her genius, giving the viewer this three-dimensional effect. Signed and dated in the lower right corner.

Print

St. Paul's Cathedral
1897-1956, British

Etching, image size: 7 7/8 x 5 15/16 inches, pencil signed lower right

Drawing

Portrait of Estelle
1893-1986, American

Silverpoint drawing, image size 9 x 12 inches, signed l.r. The subject of this portrait is the artist's wife Estelle, drawn Dec. 24, 1962.