Etchings

Castle of San Juan De Ulua Vera Cruz

Original Plate signed etching by American Artist Thomas Moran. The title of this work is: "The Castle of San Juan de Ulua ,Vera Cruz" It was created and printed in 1884. This etching has an image size of 11 X 9 1/2 inches. Nice use of plate tone in the sky and water. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper, full borders all around, illustrated in the Gilcrease catalog as image number 49, 3rd state of 3, from the Cassell portfolio "Twenty American etchings".. 1884 This fortress guards the entrance to the harbor of Vera Cruz.

The Pool

Original etching by Peter Moran, titled: "The Pool", created and printed in 1884. This is an unsigned proof, Identified on the accompanying published description from the portfolio published by Cassell Publishing Co. in New York. The image measures 7 7/8X 11 5/8 inches.

Redheads Coming

This is an original etching and drypoint by American Sporting artist Frank Benson. The title of this work is "Redheads coming", it was created and printed in 1930. It appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 302. This is an unsigned proof. The image measures 8X14 7/8 inches..

Cutting Fodder

Original pencil signed etching by American artist John Edward Costigan, the title of this work is: "Cutting Fodder" also known as Family in the Field. Costigan used his family and family farm as the subjects of his etchings. This one was created and printed in 1938 and published by Associated American Artists in New York. The image measures 8 X 11 3/4 inches. signed lower right.

Eagle: "A Tradition of Conscience"

A drypoint etching from 1965. Number 4 out an edition of 10. Publisher's blindstamp in the lower left. Catalog: Fern and O'Sullivan 489. Pencil editioned in the lower left, signed in the lower right. Plate measures 9 x 12 3/4 inches on 15 1/2 x 18 3/4 inch medium wove paper. Baskin was an important artist in the mid 20th century, known for his evocative wood engravings, lithographs, and etchings.

European River Front

A drypoint etching C. 1927. Numbered 64 in an edition of 75. Pencil editioned in the lower left, signed in the lower right. Plate initialed and dated in the lower right. Plate measures 6 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches on 8 x 12 3/4 inch laid paper. This print has a rich drypoint burr and unique, lively linework.

Gloucester Harbor

A drypoint etching C. 1920. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right, plate signed and dated in the lower left. Plate measures 8 x 11 3/4 inches on 9 3/4 x 15 3/4 inch wove paper. Meyerowitz studied at the National Academy of Design in NY and is best known for his development of producing etchings in color. His work is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Carnegie Institute; National Academy of Design; Harvard University and the Library of Congress.

Three Dancing Nymphs

This a drypoint etching C. 1920. Plate measures 9 7/8 x 8 inches on 15 1/4 x 11 1/8 inch wove paper. Pencil signed in the lower right. A dynamic and joyful print with good use of plate toning. Warren Davis studied at the Art Students League in New York and became known for his etchings of idealized female figures, many of which were used on the covers of Vanity Fair and Life magazines. Later in his career Davis exhibited in Europe and the United States including the Pennsylvania Academy and the Salmagundi Club.

Juillet en Picardie

A drypoint etching from 1909. The scene is of Crèvecœur, as is written in the plate in the upper left alongside the date. Catalog: G 369. Pencil signed in the lower right numbered 33/40. Sagot blindstamp in the lower right just below the signature. Plate measures 9 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches on 11 1/8 x 14 3/4 inch thin wove paper. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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