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This is an original etching on toned chin collet by French artist Charles Meryon.  The title is: La Pompe Notre-Dame, Paris.  This etching was created in 1852.  The image measures 6 3/4X10 inches.  It is the VII/IX state, 7th of 9.  In the bottom margin is printed the title, "Public Par L'Artiste" in the lower left.  In the lower right is "Imp. A. Delatre, R.s. Jacques 171"  This image appears in the Delteil catalog as image number 31...

$1250.00

This is an extremely detailed etching by American master John Taylor Arms.  This image titled: "Limoges" was created and printed in 1932.  It was part of his series on French Churches.  The image measures 10 1/16X13 5/8 inches, printed on a blue toned laid type paper.  The etching is pencil signed and inscribed as "Ed 100 III"

$1250.00

This original drypoint etching by Alphonse Legros was created in 1881 and is pencil signed. A delicately etched image of the world-renowned sculptor and artist, Auguste Rodin. Cat: Bliss 237, 9 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches. Artist provenance on backing with label from "Halcyon Days LTD, framed.

$1250.00

Drypoint etching, image size 7 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches, edition of 100, 1919, Hardie 168, printed on wove paper, pencil signed with artist's blindstamp. This image is considered one of the artist's finest works.

$1250.00

Etching, image size 14 1/4 x 6 inches, signed and dedicated in pen "A Mon Ami Mil..." (To My Friend Mil...).

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Etching with drypoint, image size 11 1/2 x 13 3/16 inches, first plate (Guerin 69), pencil signed and titled

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This 1926 etching by master printmaker Arthur Briscoe measures 7 x 11 7/8 inches and is signed in ink and editioned as 38/75. Lable on backing with provenance from C.W. Kraushaar Galleries, NY. Members of the crew aboard the trawler "Guess Again" concentrate on hauling the days catch aboard. The forground figure is "Old Sam" a figure Briscoe used in many of his images. This richly inked image was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1927. Briscoe studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing, becoming one of the most prominent British marine artists of the 20th century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. Most of Briscoe's etchings show sailing ships and the men who sailed them. His beautifully etched images present an invaluable historical record of the workings of the last great commercial vessels.

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This is an original etching by American artist James Whistler.  The title is: "La Marchande de Moutarde"  It was part of the series titled: "The French Set", published and printed in 1858.  This etching is signed lower left corner of the image, printed on a thin Japan type laid paper.  According to the Glascow catalog this is state V/V before the plates cancellation.  The image measures 6 1/4X3 1/2 inches.

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This is an original oil on board painting by Well Known New Hampshire artist Arthur Herrick.  This painting measures 24X36 inches.  Unsigned with estate stamp on the back.  This painting came directly from the artist's grand daughter.  It was Herrick's habit to only sign a work when it was sold by him.  This one remained unsigned and unsold  at the time of his death.  Herrick studied in Rockport M.A. under Anthony Thieme and A.T. Hibbard.  He moved to New Hampshire in the 1950's and devoted his talents to Plein Air painting.  He was frequently seen  painting his winter scenes standing out in the snow in Western New Hampshire.

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This is an original serigraph by American artist Will Barnet (1911-2012)  This image is hand signed, titled and has the edition as 145/150.  The image measures 18X18 inches printed on an arches wove type paper.  Barnet was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and, on a scholarship, went to New York to study at the Art Students League.  This serigraph is museum matted and framed.

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This is a hand colored line engraving after J.W. Hill, engraved by Charles Mottram and published by Smith Brothers and Co. in New York, 1857.  The image measures 24 1/2X38 1/2 inches.  Plate signed and dated in the lower margin.  " It is one of the loveliest views of Boston and its harbor, with the statehouse dome rising in the center background and the Bunker Hill Monument at far right. Printed by Mc Queen."  A very fine impression, framed.  It had a couple of very minor touchups, but overall in very nice condition.

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This is a very fine Hudson River School landscape, oil on academy board, 9 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, c. 1880s, unsigned, in an ornate period gilt frame. Although this painting is unsigned it is quite well painted, evidently by a very competent artist.

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This is a rare etching by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden.  This etching and drypoint is titled: The Fisherman.  It was created and printed in 1864.  Hand signed in pencil which is quite rare for this image.  Printed in a warm toned ink, the image measures 5 1/2X8 7/16 inches.  This etching is the 5th state of 5 with extensive use of plate tone in the water and sky.  Haden was an avid fisherman, and apart from doing etchings and being a well respected surgeon, he spent his spare time fishing across Britain.  This etching is matted and framed.

 

$1225.00

This is a scarce original pencil signed etching by American artist Stephen Parrish.  The title of this work is: "The Harbor of Cannes, 1886" .  This image was created when in November of 1885 Parrish arrived in Cannes.  "The harbor was so beautiful that it inspired this etching." (R.S.)  The image measures 11 7/8X18 5/8, printed on a medium weight wove paper called "Imperial Japan".  Excellent original condition, a rich warm tone to the sheet.  This etching was last sold by Hermann Wunderlich, the label appeared on the back of the frame, this etching is currently matted, not framed.  An excellent rich impression..  This image appears in the Schneider catalog as image number 116.

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A great sporting etching by American artist and member of 'The Ten', Frank W Benson. Image size 13 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, 1928, edition of 150, cat: Ordeman-278, printed on Whatman paper, pencil signed. Frank Benson was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston. In 1912, at the age of 50, Benson began his etchings and drypoints, mainly of wild fowl which he depicted with expressive lines and rich toning that exquisitely captured the life and energy of the wild birds. His etchings were in high demand from the very start, and have remained favorites for collectors ever since.

$1200.00