Julian Alden Weir


Etching, unsigned, image size 4 5/8 x 3 5/8"


This is a drypoint etching by J. Alden Weir.  It is a portrait of his daughter Caroline, "Caro" and her dog Gyp.

This etching was created and printed in 1890.  The image measures 7 3/4X5 7/8 inches.  It is signed in the plate only and titled and dated in the upper right edge of the image.  Printed on a thin watermarked laid type paper.


This is a very rare engraving by American artist J. Alden Weir.  The title is: "Arcturus", it was created and printed in 1893 and is the result of his visit to the Isle of Man in 1889.  It shows a young boy with the accoutrements of the Hunt all around him.  The engraving is hand signed in pencil lower left border.  Printed on a "G&O" watermarked laid thin type paper.  The image measures 8 7/8X7 1/4 inches.  According to research this was his only engraved image.