This is a gorgeous original lithograph of ancient Greek ruins by Joseph Pennell, from his series "In the Land of Temples", based on his travels through Greece and Italy. The image size is 16 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches, published in 1913 in a very small edition of 50, printed on a watermarked wove type paper, pencil signed. In his book "In the Land of Temples", Pennell writes of this print "Swept away is everything, mysteries and all— all that remains is the great pavement on which stand the stumps of columns; yet I doubt if it was finer ever. And the long drive out over the sacred way, the long, quiet day; and the long drive back, with the Acropolis growing more and more majestic in the twilight, were perfect."
Lithograph, image size 9 1/4 x 12 1/8 inches, 1940, AAA edition, cat. Zink-56, pencil signed
This is an original wood block print by American artist Werner Drewes. It is a self portrait of the artist created and printed in 1971. It is editioned as 22/40. The image measures 18 1/2X11 1/2 inches. Pencil signed by the artist, printed on a medium weight japan type paper.
This lithograph by American artist Stow Wengenroth was created and printed in 1934 in an edition of only 32. The image measures 10X13 inches, on a 13X16 inch wove type paper, pencil signed and editioned in the lower border. A fine example of his early works in lithography.
This is a rare pencil signed impression by Mary Nimmo Moran, etching, roulette and mezzotint, image size 7 3/8 x 11 3/8 inches, 1883, plate signed and dated, pencil signed. A beautiful impression in sepia ink with ample margins. Mary Nimmo Moran was one of the leading women etchers of the late 19th century, and along with her husband, Thomas Moran was at the forefront of the etching revival. Known for the originality and boldness of her etchings, Mary Nimmo Moran was a member of the Society of Painter-Etchers and the only female member of the Fellows of London's Royal Society of Painter-Etchers.
This is an original lithograph created by Japanese American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi. The title is Burlesque Queen, it was created and printed in 1936 for the American Artists School in New York City. It was created in an edition of 100. The image measures 11 5/8X9 1/2 inches. This image is plate signed as issued, it is inscribed in pencil lower left "100 prints". The sheet has the AAS blind stamp in the lower border and with a partial ink stamp on the back of the sheet from the American Artists School.
This is a fine original lithograph by Regionalist artist Dale Nichols (1904-1989) The title is: Company for Supper, it was created and printed in 1948 in an edition of 250, originally sold by Associated American Artists in New York. The image measures 9 3/8X13 3/8 inches. Very fine condition with original AAA label.
This 1928 etching by the British printmaker Arthur Briscoe measures 7 x 11 3/8 inches, hand signed in ink and editioned as 32/75. 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.
An atmospheric scene of Rockport, Massachusetts, this is one of Wengenroth's early lithographs, published in 1935 in a small edition of 50 impressions. The image size is 7 7/8 x 12 1/4 inches, cat: Stuckey-51, pencil signed. Stow Wengenroth was one of the preeminent lithographers of 20th century America, known for his atmospheric, incredibly detailed images of the New England landscape and coastline. He studied at the Art Students League and the Grand Central School of Art in New York, and in the summers studied with John Carlson in Woodstock NY and George Ennis in Eastport ME. In 1931 he had his first one man show at the MacBeth Galleries, beginning a long and very successful artistic career.
This is an original etching by American artist Leonard Baskin. This portrait is of Thomas Eakins, the early painter. It was created and printed in 1964. The image measures 18 1/4X13 inches. It is pencil signed, titled and editioned as 74/90. The image appears in the Baskin catalog as image number 465. This etching, in great condition is currently framed in a fine period picture frame. The overall frame measures 30X24 inches.
This is an original etching by British artist James McBey. It is titled: Manhattan, a view of the Bridges of New York. Hand signed in ink lower right and editioned as XXVI in the lower left border. This etching was created and printed in March 1930. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.
Etching, image size 7 5/8 x 16 1/4 inches, 1870, state IX/XI, cat: Schneiderman-133, pencil signed. According to Schneiderman, the Agamemnon was one of the last wooden hulled warships built in England, shown here moored on the Thames, ready for demolition. Haden was commissioned to by P.G. Hamerton to create an etching of the old ship for the newly founded art magazine 'The Portfolio.'This remarkable image became one Haden's most successful prints.
This is an etching with sandpaper ground by American Artist Harold Kerr Eby. The title is: "Shadows", created based on Eby's World War I experience in France. This etching was published in 1936 by the American College Society of Print Collectors. The image measrues 10 1/4X14 7/8 inches, hand signed in pencil in the lower border. Printed in an edition of 175. This image appears in the Giardina catalog as image number 186. This etching is nicely framed with archival materials. A rich and dramatic scene of War.
This is a very rich impression of a great sporting etching by Frank Benson. The image size is 9 x 11 inches, published in 1918 in an edition of 150, cat: Ordeman-131, pencil signed and numbered "6". This etching is titled "Marshes at Evening" in the Ordeman catalog, although it is titled in the artist's hand on the lower margin as "Evening in the Marshes". In his catalog of Benson's prints, Ordeman quotes John Taylor Arms, who said of Benson, "[He] has achieved the distinction of founding a school- that of the modern sporting artist. In this, his followers and imitators have been many; his equals none." In this image, a flock of ducks come into the marsh to roost, silhouetted against the still bright sky of a midsummer evening.
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