This is a fine early printing of the well known etching, Bibi Valentin by American artist James M Whistler. This etching created in 1859 is impression II/II before the plate was damaged. It came to us with the original Kappel label on the back. A fine rich impression printed on a thin laid japan type paper. Signed and dated within the plate. Glascow 34.
This etching by Arthur Briscoe measures 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches. Ink signed and numbered on cream laid paper, 1924. Cat: Hurst-85. Framed. Briscoe is known as one of the finest marine etcher 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. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris.
This dramatic scene by Arthur Brisco measures 8 x 11 3/4 inches and is ink signed and numbered. Published in 1924 on laid paper, cat: Hurst-94, framed. Briscoe was one of the finest marine artists' of the 20th. century. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing. 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.
This is an original lithograph by Japanese American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi. It is titled The Cyclist. It was created and printed in 1939 and originally sold through Associated American Artists in New York. The image measures 12 1/2X8 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper. This lithograph is clearly signed in pencil lower right by the artist. One of his images from his circus series.
This 1928 marine etching by the British printmaker Arthur Briscoe measures 12 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches, hand signed in ink and editioned as 7/75. 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.
A fine example of the Drypoint work of French artist Jacques VIllon. The title of this work is :"L'Epingle A Chapeau", the hat pin. This image was created and printed in 1909. The image is editioned lower left as 12/20. A rare image. The drypoint measures 15X12 inches, printed on a medium weight, watermarked, laid type paper. very fine condition, a rich impression showing a velvet burr of ink throughout the figure.
This drypoint is clearly signed in pencil by the artist lower right border.
This fine color etching and aquatint is by French artist Manuel Robbe. The title is: Les Bibelots. It is hand signed in pencil lower left within the image. Very rich impression, the image measures 19 5/8X13 3/8 inches. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper with the "arches" watermark. Numbered as 46 from the edition of 100.
This is an original mezzotint by British artist Sir Frank Short. The title is: "Moonrise on the Bure" This mezzotint was printed in 1922, the image measures 11X15 7/8 inches, printed on a medium weight wove type paper, pencil signed lower right and monogrammed in the plate lower left corner. A beautiful rich impression, very subtle tonal range throughout. Beautiful condition.
This is the famous self portrait by the Belgian printmaker, Jules de Bruycker. The setting is within his studio with a view of Ghent behind. The artist at work, this image was created and printed in 1925 in an edition of 125. The image measures 15 1/4X11 1/4 inches, printed on a wove type sheet which measures 22 1/2X15 1/2 inches. Hand signed, inscribed and dated in pencil in the lower margin.
This is an original etching by American artist John Marin. The image is titled: Canal St. Pietro Venice, it was created and printed in 1907 in an edition of 30. This pencil signed impression measures a platemark of 4 3/4X6 1/4 inches. From 1905-1910 Marin worked in Europe where he was under the influence of Whistler and Alfred Stieglitz. This image appears in the Zigrosser catalog as image number 51. A rare etching by this important American artist. Beautifully Framed with linen matting.
Lithograph, image size 13 x 18 1/2 inches, 1949, edition of 30, pencil signed, titled and editioned. Spruance studied in Paris after winning the coveted Cresson Scholarship in 1928 while attending college at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. He studied with Edmond and Jaques Desjobert in Paris before returning to the US and continuing his nearly forty year career as a printmaker.
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.
This is a very scarce etching by Welsh artist Augustus John. The subject is a Portrait of Benjamin Evans, Benjamin Evans is thought to have been etched during Augustus John’s stay in Liverpool, where he taught at the University from 1901-1902. This image is pencil signed by the artist and has a platemark measuring 5X4 inches. Very richly printed some very light but even toning to the sheet. This etching was not published in a formal edition until issued by Knewstub through his Chenil Gallery in 1906, when 25 proofs were printed from this plate. The plate was then cancelled. This image appears in the CD catalog as image number 14.
Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, published state, 1923, Ordeman 226
This is a fine dramatic study of old ships in the harbor by American artist Stow Wengenroth.. This image is from Boothbay Maine. It was created and printed in 1937 in an edition of 65. This lithograph is hand signed in pencil and has an image size of 8 7/8X15 3/4 inches. It appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 71. A striking image, one Wengenroth's best..
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