James McBey


Etching from his Venice series of etchings. Done in 1925. Number 21 out of the edition of 80, This etching appears in the Hardie catalog as image number 250. The image measures 7 1/8 x 15 3/4 inches. J Whatman watermark laid-type paper. Collector's annotations in pencil at the lower edge of the sheet.


Signed and numbered in ink. Plate signed and dated in the lower right. C. 1921. Plate measures 7 3/8 x 12 7/8 on 8 3/4 x 15 inch laid type paper. Catalog: Hardie 213. Print 8 in an edition of 76. Born into poverty, McBey was primarily self-taught, becoming a very well respected artist and leading figure of the British Etching Revival. He traveled extensively throughout Europe, America and the Middle East, creating remarkable etchings of the places he visited. This print has a unique perspective as well as a rich drypoint burr.


This is an original etching by British artist James McBey.  It is titled: Manhattan, a view of the Bridges of New York.  Hand signed in ink lower right and editioned as XXVI in the lower left border.  This etching was created and printed in March 1930.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.


This is an original etching by British artist James McBey.  The title is: Laguna Veneta, it was created and printed in 1924.  The image measures 7X147/8 inches.   Hand signed in sepia ink, Numbered lower left XX.  Fine use of plate tone in the sea and sky.  Printed on an antique laid type paper.  This image appears in the Salaman catalog as image number 73.  Last sold by M. Knoedler and Co in New York.