This is one of the most important works by American artist Troy Kinney (1871-1938) This artist was best known for his studies of Ballet and Modern Dance. The title of this work is: Lopokova and Nijinski in Les Sylphides. It was created and printed in 1916, This hand colored etchings is numbered as 76/82. The image measures 12 1/8X9 7/8 inches. The etching is hand signed in pencil lower left border. Very fine condition, the colors are richer than our image suggests. The image appears in the 1020 Kinney catalog as image number 11.
Michael Willmann (1630-1706) Three-quarter length portrait of an aged bearded man, gazing downwards,after Rembrandt, etching c. 1660/70, on fine laid paper, 16,5 x 12,8 cm, 6 1/2X5 3/4 inches, copy in reverse after an etching by Rembrandt (B. 260, New Ho. 84). The etching was listed as a work by the Rembrandt-school (Rovinski Elèves 31, Bartsch-Claussin II. 111.31); in New Hollstein the sheet is attributed to Michael Willmann now, who was a collaborator in the studio Rembrandt. Very rare. Thread Margins, two stains in the upper center and right edge, apparently old glue residue.
A remarkable original linocut, image size 8 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1930s, pencil signed and titled. Albert Abramovitz was known for his dramatic images with sharp social commentary, many portraying the hardships of daily life for working class people in both America and Russia. Born in Latvia, Abramovitz studied at the Imperial Art School in Odessa and the Grande Chaumiere in Paris. While in Paris he was a member and juror of the Paris Salon, and won the Grand Prize at the Universal Exposition in Rome and Turin, Italy. In the 1920s Abramovitz emigrated to America, first the west coast then settled in New York City where he lived for the rest of his life. He created a number of prints for the WPA, and his work was included in exhibitions by the Union of American Artists, the American Artist's Congress, the ACA Gallery and the National Academy of Design.
This is an original hand signed etching by American artist Irwin D. Hoffman. This etching is titled: "Miner at Rest", it was created and printed in 1937 in an edition of 100 and was sold by Associated American Artists in New York. The image measures 11X8 inches. It comes with the original AAA gallery label. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper, very nice condition, a rich impression.
Passerelle du Pont-au-Change, après l'incendie de 1621 (The Footbridge temporarily replacing the Pont-au-Change, Paris, after the fire of 1621, after Della Bella)1860. Etching by French artist Charles Meryon, 1860. This etching has an image size of 4 11/16X9 inches. It is the 7th state of 9 and appears in the Delteil/Wright catalog as image number 50. Published in teh Gazette des Beaux Arts, vol. 8 Nov.1, 1860.
This is a beautifully energetic original etching with drypoint by French artist Hermine David. The image size is 9 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches, published in 1927 in a small edition of 40, pencil signed and numbered. A rich impression on a medium weight watermarked wove type paper. Hermine David was born and raised in Paris and at the age of 16 was accepted into the Ecole Des Beaux Arts, later going on the study at the Academy Julien. She was a well known painter and printmaker and was very active in the thriving artist community in Paris in the early 20th century. She was married to fellow artist Jules Pascin for several years, but in 1920 the couple divorced and David set up her own studio in Montparnasse. She went on to have a long successful career as an artist and illustrator and was awarded the Legion of Honor in 1932.
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