Featured Artwork

This is an original oil on canvas painting by American Cape Ann artist: Charles Paul Gruppe.  This view of a family on the dunes, created circa 1930's has an image size of 14X20 inches.  It is signed lower right Cha P Gruppe.  It came to us in what appears to be the original Hassam style gilt frame.  A very fine impressionist view of the dunes at sunrise.

$1850.00

This is an original etching by American artist James Whistler.  The title: "Fumette", was created and printed in 1858, as part of the series, "The French Set"  The image measures 6 1/2X4 1/4 inches.  This is the 5th state of 5 which includes the printers address in the lower left corner of the image.

The name whistler is plate signed lower right.  Framed.  This impression is very richly inked with extensive plate tone in the backgroun of the subject.

Eloise ('Fumette') (fl. 1840-1858). Éloise - also called Héloïse - posed for Fumette, Whistler's first partner, Héloïse was a grisette, a vivid and fiery character. A grisette, as described in Henri Murger's Scènes de la vie de Bohème (1848/1851) and Alfred de Musset's poem Mimi Pinson (1845), was a working girl, a young seamstress or milliner, fun-loving and faithful as a lover.

 

$1850.00

This is an original oil on artist board painting by Auburn N.Y. artist George W. King (1836-1922)  This view of a farm with cattle has an image size of 14X10 inches.  It is signed lower left corner and is housed in an early gilt frame.  This painting from circa 1880 is in good condition with only a few very minor spots of touchup mostly at the very edge of the board.

$1800.00

This is an original aquatint etching by American artist Doel Reed.  This image was created and printed in 1941 in an edition of 100.  This was originally sold through Associated American Artists in New York.  The image measures 8 15/16X14 7/8 inches.  Pencil signed lower right.

$1800.00

This is an oil on board painting by American Boston artist Sam Thal.  The piece is titled and dated on the back of the board, Gloucester Landscape, 1939.  The painting measures 18X24 inches, it is signed lower left corner.  he studied for three years (1923-26) at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and spent the next ten years producing architectural sculpture in association with George K. Loeser at Harvard University.

By the mid-Thirties, the artist was able to devote all of his time to painting, sculpting and etching.  Later in the decade, he assisted in the establishment of art education programs under the aegis of the Federal Art Project.  Thal also taught life drawing classes at Garland Junior College in Boston, the Boston Architectural Club and the Boston Museum of Modern Art (now the Institute of Contemporary Art).

$1800.00

This is a James McNeill Whistler etching titled : Old Hungerford Bridge.  This etching and drypoint was created in 1861 as part of his Thames series.  The image measures 5 1/4X8 1/4 inches.  This impression is state iii/iv.  The plate was later cancelled after the 4th state.  This etching is framed.  It appears in the Kennedy catalog as image number 76.

$1750.00

Etching with drypoint, image size 15 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, c. 1890, edition of 20, pencil signed. Helleu began his art career when he enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and worked as an apprentice for Theodore Deck, decorating ceramic plates with women's portraits. He became friends with many artists of La Belle Epoch, including John Singer Sargent, Whistler, Tissot, Monet and Rodin, and became well known for his elegant portraits of women of French society. The young girl in this portrait is Helleu's daughter Ellen.

$1750.00

This is an original etching by American artist John Taylor Arms.  This etching is pencil signed,dated and numbered as Ed.100.  The image measures 7 1/4X6 3/4 inches.  This impression is from the 1st state of 3.  This award winning etching was entered in an exhibit by the New York Watercolor club, part of their Black and White show in 1932.  This etching was originally sold by Kennedy and Co in New York.  Framed with original label.

$1650.00

This is an original aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe.  The title is; Fleur d'Automne, created and printed in 1903 in an edition of 65, this one is numbered as 55/65  lower left border and hand signed in pencil lower right border.  The image measures 19 1/2X14 7/8 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.  This image appears in the Merrill Chase catalog as image number 46.  Fine rich impression.

$1650.00

This is a very cool lithograph on zinc, image size 12 5/8 x 17 7/8 inches, 1919-1920, from a very small edition of 27 or fewer impressions, cat: Czestochowski-134, printed by Bolton Brown, pencil signed. Provenance: The Cleveland Museum of Art. Davies was a truly remarkable artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries known for his dreamlike etchings and lithographs. In his catalog raisonne of Davies work, Czestochowski writes "In a time of social, political, scientific and artistic upheaval, Davies hewed to an unwavering inner vision, one of classically graceful figures in an eternal dance with nature." This image is a beautiful homage to the ancient Greeks, which Davies portrays in his distinctive style that is at once quite classical and quite modern.

$1650.00

Etching, image size 6 3/8 X 14 9/16 inches, printed in 1942 by Charles White in an edition of 150, 2nd state proof, numbered "II", cat: Fletcher-370, pencil signed and dated. This atmospheric etching is a great example of the delicate lines and precise detail for which Arms was known. This image won several awards in the early 1940s; the Mrs. Henry F Noyes Memorial Prize for best print at the 27th Annual Exhibition of the Society of American Etchers, New York, N.Y. 1943; the First Prize in Black and White Section at the 12th Annual Exhibition of the Irvington Art and Museum Association, Irvington, N. J. 1945; and the First Prize in Black and White at the Annual Art Exhibition of the Bridgeport Art League, Bridgeport, CT. 1945.

$1600.00

This is an original hand colored drypoint etching by French artist Paul Cesar Helleu (1859-1927)  The title is: Jeune femme au chapeau de marabout, created and printed circa 1890's.  Hand signed in pencil lower left corner of the image.  The image itself measures 21 1/2X11 1/2 inches.  Printed on a heavy weight wove type paper.  The borders are trimmed just outside of the platemark.  Just enough space for proper presentation.

$1600.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting by American artist Joseph Elliot Enneking, the canvas measures 17 x 12 inches, a fine American Impressionist painting. There is a hand written title "Hog Island, Maine" and date "June 27 1918" on the bottom edge of the canvas. Housed in a fine turn of the century frame.

$1600.00

This is an original etching by American artist of the Ash Can School, John Sloan (1871-1951)  The title is Mars and Bacchante, it was created and printed in 1915 in an edition of 100 proofs.  This one is hand signed and titled in pencil by the artist.  The image measures 4 1/4X6 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper, Printed by Charles White.

$1475.00

This is an original watercolor on paper by American artist Emil Ganso.  This view of a city in winter measures 18 3/4X25 inches.  It is signed Ganso lower right, there is a line of toning at the edges of the sheet from an earlier window mat.  Overall very good condition, no tears, bright colors.  The sheet is not glued down.  Circa 1930.

$1450.00