This is a color etching and aquatint by French artist Manuel Robbe (1872-1936) The title is: Le Marche aux fleurs, it was created and printed in 1912 in an edition of 100. Signed in pencil lower right. Printed on a watermark, BFK wove type paper. The image measrues 14X10 3/4 inches. Very fine condition, matted not framed.
This is an original etching by French artist Georges Rouault. This image was plate 39 of his Miserere Series created in 1922. This image is titled: Nous Sommes Fous. It was printed with a combination of etching,aquatint,burnisher and roulette. The image measures 22 1/2X16 1/8 inches. It was printed in an edition of 425 printed on Arches wove type paper with the Ambroise Vollard watermark. This etching is signed within the plate lower left but is not pencil signed which was how this etching was originally sold.
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.
This is an original etching by American artist Stephen Parrish. The title is A Gale at Fecamp, it was created and printed in 1886. The image including the remarques measures 13 3/4X15 3/4 inches. It is hand signed in pencil and also has the artist's estate stamp in the lower left border. This is Parrish's only etching with such complete remarques. Showing the influence of French artist Felix Buhot. The remarques revel Parrish's lively sense of humor, showing sketches of books with such titles as Philadelphia as a Summer Resort, Etching in Summer and other gems. This is a very rare etching by Parrish, and is from a trip he took to Fecamp in 1884.
This is an original pencil signed impression of the well known John Taylor Arms etching:Memento Vivere, Notre Dame, Eveux. It was created and printed in 1947 from his French Church Series. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper the image measures 13X7 inches. It was printed in an edition of 198. This is the second state of two. In the lower right corner of the border is a blindstamp from the Howard A Bigelow collection. This image won first prize at the exhibition of the Chicago Society of Etchers. It appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 407.
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.
Etching, image size 14 1/4 x 6 inches, signed and dedicated in pen "A Mon Ami Mil..." (To My Friend Mil...).
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.
Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, published state, 1923, Ordeman 226
This is a very fine etching on a colored Chin Collet by French artist Charles Meryon. The title is : Le Petit Pont, Paris. This etching was created in 1850. The image measures 10 1/16X7 3/8 inches. This impression is the V/VII state. It has printed the title in the lower border as well as: "Public par L'Artiste" in the lower left and "Imp A. Delatre, Rue St Jacque 171" in the lower right. This image appears in the Delteil-Wright catalog as image number 24.
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...
This is a very fine impression of the well known Whistler etching, "The Rag Gatherers", created and printed in 1857, this etching is plate signed, on the right side of the image. The image measures 6X3 1/2 inches. It is the fifth state of 5 with the edition of the two children in the interior space. This etching came to us framed with the Kennedy Galleries label on the back. Excellent condition, apparently printed on an antique laid type paper.
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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