Etchings

The Swan

This is an original etching by Scandinavian artist Anders Zorn 1860-1920. The title of this piece is "The Swan", (Svanen) It was created and printed in 1915, one of his most impressive of the nude bather series of his etchings. The image mesures 9 3/4X 7 5/8 inches. Printed on a laid paper with an extensive crown watermark. The etching is signed and dated lower right and also hand signed in pencil in the lower right border. Fine condition, wide borders all around, a very slight line of toning where an early window mat lay, not visible in the new matting.

Chantez Matines le Jour Renait

This is an original etching, and aquatint by French master Georges Rouault. The title of this work is "Chantez Matines,le jour renait"< (Sing Matins, a new day is born) This etching was created in 1922 as part of the Miserere series. This is plate number 29. It was published by Vollard in an edition of 450. It is signed lower left corner of the image. This etching was never pencil signed. It appears in the C& R catalog as number 82d., The image measures 20 X 14 5/8 inches. Nice condition, a line of toning in the border from an earlier window mat.

Sunt lacrymae rerum

This is an original etching by French Master Georges Rouault. The title of this work is: "Sunt lacrymae rerum " ( There are tears in things ) This etching and aquatint was created for the Miserere series in 1926 as image number 27. . The platemark measures 24 1/4 17 1/2 inches. It was published in an edition of 450 on arches wove type paper by Ambroise Vollard. His Vollard watermark appears in the sheet. The etching is signed and dated in the image in the lower right. This etching was never hand signed by the artist.

Femme Affranchie a Quatorze Hevres Chante Midi

This is an original etching and aquatint image by French master Georges Rouault. The title of this work is: "Femme Affranchie A Quatorze Hevres Chante Midi" (Emancipated woman, who has lost her bearings) It was part of the Miserere series that Roualt created in 1923. This etching was published by Ambroise Vollard in an edition of 450 and has his Vollard watermark in the sheet. The image is plate signed G. Rouault,1923 lower left in the image. This etching was never hand signed by the artist. It appears in the Wofsy catalog as image number 124.

Le Directeur du Theatre

This is an original aquatint etching by French artist Georges Rouault titled: " Le Director de Theatre", The Theater Director. From the series "Reincarnations of Pere Ubu", This is a rare hand signed impression lower right and also inscribed as M/O lower left. This etching was created and printed in 1928. The image measures 12X7 3/4 inches. It is printed on a medium weight wove type paper. Some light toning in the border area. Rouault was known to experiment with his etchings, this one not only has aquatint etching but also some roulette work, drypoint and use of a burnisher.

San Gimignano

Original etching by American artist and author Joseph Pennell. This is a very early image by this important artist. It is titled: "San Gimignano", it was created and printed in 1883. This etching is signed and dated lower right in the plate, not hand signed. This impression was published in Germany and has the "Original Radirung von J.Pennell" in the lower edge of the plate. The image measures 10 3/8X8 inches, printed on a warm toned wove type paper, very fine condition. The image appears in the Wuerth catalog as image number 52. Nice use of plate tone in the forground.

Sunset,New York Harbor

Original 19th century etching by New York etching club member Henry Farrer. The title of this work is Sunset, New York Harbor. This etching was created in 1879. The etching is signed and dated in the plate lower left. This plate was apparently printed in a German edition, in the lower right is printed, "Original Radirung von H.Farrer". A fine and detailed composition, well printed with nice use of plate tone in the sky and water. The image measures 7 3/4X11 1/2 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper, very nice condition.

Late Sunlight on the Cliffs

Original etching, drypoint and aquatint by American Southwestern printmaker, Gene Kloss. The title of this work is: "Late Sunlight on the Cliffs", it was created and printed in 1941 in an edition of only 75.
This etching is hand signed and titled in the lower border. The image measures 13 3/4X10 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper, very nice condition. A rich and very expressive
image. Kloss at her very best!

A Showery Day

Original etching by American 19th century artist Peter Moran. The title of this work is: "A Showery Day". It was created and printed in 1875. The etching is hand signed in pencil lower right. It is printed on a thin chine collet paper adhered to a thicker sheet. The image measures 3 X 5 1/8 inches. A rich impression. This image appears in the Wright catalog as image number 6..

Cider Mill

An original etching by American artist Kerr Eby. The title of this work is: "Cider Mill", it was created and printed in 1940 in an edition of 100. The subject is a Cider Mill in Connecticut. Beautiful use of plate tone in the sky to contrast with the white snow. Eby was a master at capturing the bright snows of winter in New England. The image measures 7 1/16X12 3/4 inches. The etching is hand signed by the artist with his "imp" after his name meaning he printed the proof himself. The image appears in the Giardina catalog as image number 201.

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