A whimsical scene by Prentiss Taylor created in 1950. It is pencil signed, dated, numbered and titled on the lower margin. Taylor was an illustrator, lithographer and painter studying at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and then at the Arts Student League in NYC. In the 1930's he fell in love with lithography and concentrated on that medium for the remainder of his life. He depicted realistic and narrative scenes reflecting his personal interest in music, architecture, religion and social justice.
This lithograph by Hermine David measures 14 1/4 x 16 1/2 inches. Created in 1932, plate signed. David was known as one of the most outstanding women painters of the early 20th. century. Born and raised in Paris, at the age of 16 was accepted into the Ecole Des Beaux Arts, later going on to study at the Academy Julien. Equally well-known as a miniaturist and printmaker, she went on to have a long successful career as an artist and was awarded the Legion of Honor in 1932.
A sweet original lithograph by Lucile Blanch, this image measures 8 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, published c. 1935 by the Associated American Artists with the original label, pencil signed and titled.
An original lithograph measuring 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Framed.
This original lithograph by Jean-Louis Forain measures 10 x 12 inches on a sheet size of 19 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Created c. 1898 in probably a small but unknown edition. Cat: Johnson 48.4. Forain was an important French Impressionist painter, lithographer and etcher. Friends with Degas for over 50 years and heavily influenced by Daumier, he enjoyed depicting scenes of everyday life in the city of Paris. This print was intended for a portfolio to have been published by Ambroise Vollard. Forain was a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.
This is a very fine original lithograph of Bearskin Neck, a small neighborhood in the town of Rockport, Massachusetts. The image size is 9 7/8 x 13 3/4 inches, published in 1945 in an edition of 50 impressions, pencil signed and titled.
Lithograph, image size 13 1/8 x 9 3/4, c. 1970s, pencil signed, titled and numbered.
This is a dramatic lithograph of a group of soldiers in the midst of battle in France during WWI. The image size is 17 x 11 7/8 inches, 1916, hand signed and numbered, framed. Lucien Jonas was an official military artist in France during WWI and traveled extensively through the front lines, creating many paintings, drawings and prints depicting the heroism and bravery of the soldiers on the front lines.
This is a very fine New England lithograph, image size 8 7/8 x 12 inches, 1946, pencil signed and titled. Grant was well known for his lithographs of Gloucester and the North Shore of Massachusetts, most likely the setting for this idyllic winter scene.
This is a vibrant lithograph in colors by French Modernist artist Maurice de Vlaminck. The image size is 18 1/2 x 25 inches, published in 1921 in an edition of 100, cat: Walterskirchen-164, pencil signed and numbered. Along with Henri Matisse and Andre Derain, Vlaminck was a central figure in the Fauvist movement of the early 20th century. Heavily influenced by Impressionism, Vlaminck was known for his expressive use of color and form, creating very lively, energetic images.