Etching, drypoint, image size 6 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, c. 1930, signed in pencil lower right ''Chauncey F. Ryder'', titled in pencil lower left "December". Exhibited at The Brooklyn Society of Etchers Fourteenth Annual Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, January 1930 and at the Twelfth International Print Makers Exhibition, Los Angeles Museum Exposition Park, March 1931.
Etching, image size 6 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, 1923, artist proof, numbered "A13," edition of 76, cat: Hardie-218, hand signed and numbered in ink, framed. Provenance: Kennedy & Co. Hardie describes this print as follows, "A view of Veere in Walcheren, from the Island of North Beveland: Veere Church in the centre, a windmill to the right. In the foreground a girl stands on a landing-stage watching the ferry-boat approaching on her left across the Veersche Gat."
The Squall, Kempen
Etching, image size 6 7/8 x 12 inches, 1923, edition of 76, numbered "XXXIII," cat: Hardie-219, hand signed and numbered in ink, framed. Provenance: Kennedy & Co.
Etching, image size 6 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, 1925, artist proof, numbered "A3", edition of 76, cat: Hardie-226, hand signed and numbered in ink, framed. Provenance: Frederick Keppel & Co.
Vue de la Ville de Maaslins
Etching, image size 8 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches, 1862, cat: Melot-J8, state after the lettering was removed, plate signed and dated.
Negro Huts in Wilmington, N.C.
Etching, image size 3 x 5 3/4 inches, c. 1880, plate signed l.r. "JM Falconer" and pencil signed l.r. "Falconer". Falconer was a Scottish-born American etcher, painter, and watercolorist. He belonged to the New York Etching Club, and was made an honorary member of the National Academy of Design in 1856. He is known for his picturesque sites of older buildings and rural ruins. Falconer was a friend of Thomas Cole, Asher Durand, Jasper Francis Cropsey and other artists of the Hudson River School.
The Summer Moon
Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 12 x 9 7/8 inches, c. 1920, edition of 25 in black and white, 75 in color, cat: Hardie-21, pencil signed.
Etching, image size 9 x 13 7/8 inches, 1937, edition of 100, cat: Giardina-194, pencil signed. Kerr Eby was a remarkable printmaker and a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony, known for his atmospheric renderings of the New England landscape as well as his dramatic images of WWI. Hatchet Cove is a small inlet near Friendship, Maine, an area which Eby visited often, eventually buying a summer cottage.
The Cider Mill
Etching, image size 7 x 12 3/4 inches, 1940, edition of 100, cat: Giardina-201, pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp." Provenance: Frederick Keppel & Co, with the original label. Kerr Eby was a remarkable printmaker and a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony and friends with many of the important artists of the day, including Childe Hassam and John Taylor Arms. Eby was known for his atmospheric renderings of the New England landscape as well as his dramatic images of WWI.
Etching with aquatint, image size 7 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches, 1918-1919, state VII/VIII, cat: Czestochowski-69, alternate title "Far Prospect," pencil signed, framed. Davies was a truly remarkable artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries known for his dreamlike etchings and lithographs.