This is an original etching by American artist Joseph Pennell. The title of this work is: "Carriage Approach to Pennsylvania Station, N.Y. This etching was created and printed in 1919, in an edition of only 50.
The image measures 11 3/4X7 inches, hand signed in pencil lower border. The signature has the imp after the artists name meaning that he printed this one himself.
Etching, Artist's Proof with numerous fingerprints left during printing, image size 8 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches, not included in the Wuerth catalogue, inscribed in the plate lower left "Chelsea Church," pencil signed
This is a great industrial scene of the Edgar Thomson Works steel mill on the banks of the Monongahela River in East Pittsburgh, PA. Etching, image size 11 x 8 inches, published in 1909 in an edition of 90, cat: Wuerth-517, pencil signed. The Edgar Thomson Works was built in 1873 first producing was steel rails for the railroads. In 1995 the mill was designated a historic landmark and is still in operation today.
This is a gorgeous original lithograph of ancient Greek ruins by Joseph Pennell, from his series "In the Land of Temples", based on his travels through Greece and Italy. The image size is 16 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches, published in 1913 in a very small edition of 50, printed on a watermarked wove type paper, pencil signed. In his book "In the Land of Temples", Pennell writes of this print "Swept away is everything, mysteries and all— all that remains is the great pavement on which stand the stumps of columns; yet I doubt if it was finer ever. And the long drive out over the sacred way, the long, quiet day; and the long drive back, with the Acropolis growing more and more majestic in the twilight, were perfect."
This etching done in 1907 by Joseph Pennell measures 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower margin by the artist and is #463 in the Wuerth catalog. Known as an etcher, lithographer and illustrator, Pennell was also close friends with fellow artist James McNeill Whistler. He taught at the National Academy and the Art Students League of New York City.
Etching, image size: 8 3/4 x 11 inches, 1903, edition of about 50 (Wuerth 288), pencil signed and titled
Created in 1906, this original etching by Joseph Pennell measures 6 1/2 x 11 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower margin, is #396 in the Wuerth catalogue and was probably done in an edition of 75. A publishers label is included with this image. Pennell did over 800 etching during his lifetime. His works were influenced by Meryon and Whistler, whose first biographer he became along with his wife. Much of his style and etching technique reflects Whistler's. His prints had many themes, including monuments, cities, factories and for one documentary series, the Panama Canal. Pennell continuously experimented with techniques and materials. His work is desirable for his artistic style and the varied subject matter that he so imaginatively portrayed.
Etching, image size 9 7/8 x 7 inches, 1924, edition of 75, cat: Wuerth-847, as "Orange Street, Brooklyn," plate signed in reverse, titled in pencil at the bottom of the sheet, pencil signed.
An etching from 1915 with a rich drypoint burr. Catalog: Wuerth 668. Edition of 80. Tab pencil signature. Plate measures 7 1/4 x 11 7/8 inches on 7 1/4 x 11 7/8 watermarked laid paper. Pennell was one of the foremost American printmakers of the early 20th century, and was close friends with James McNeill Whistler, whose influence is evident in many of Pennell's images as well as his sense of experimentation with etching technique. Pennell was especially known for his images of cityscapes and architecture.
Etching, image size 10 3/8 x 18 1/8 inches, 1913, cat. Wuerth-655, pencil signed
Etching, image size: 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, 1924, cat. Wuerth-837, edition of probably 75, pencil signed lower right
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