Featured Prints

This is one of the finest etchings by American artist James Whistler.  This image titled: "Black Lion Wharf" was from his Thames series created in 1859.  This image measures 5  7/8 X 8 3/4 inches. Printed on a laid type paper with watermark.  This is an early printing between state iii/iv of iv.  Very richly inked with extensive plate tone throughout.  Very good condition, signed and dated within the plate at the right side of the image.

$2850.00

This is an original etching by American artist James M Whistler.  The title is "Eagle Wharf", this image was created and printed in 1859.  Signed and dated within the plate.  The image measures 5 7/16X8 5/16 inches.  It is printed on a thin Japan paper which is rare.  This is the only known state before the plate was cancelled.  Its is from is series of Sixteen etchings on the Thames. (The Thames Set) A very fine impression.  Annotated lower left border, "'Tyzac Whiteley & Co"  an alternate title. catalog number is K-41.

$2800.00

One of the finest portrait etchings ever  created by British artist Gerald Brockhurst.  "Henry Rushbury", created and printed in 1930.  Rushbury, like Brockhurst studied at the Birmingham School of Art and the two later shared an apartment in London.  Rushbury was an accomplished etcher as well...  This etching is very richly printed, the subtle tonal range is incredible in person, our scan doesn't .do this image justice.  Absolutely one of the finest portraits .  This etching measures 10X7 3/8 inches, pencil signed and titled by the artist in the lower border, printed in an edition of 111.  Very fine condition.

$2450.00

This is an original etching by British artist Gerald Brockhurst.  The title is:
"Dorette", it was created and printed in 1932 in an edition of 111.  The image measures 9 1/8X7 1/4 inches.  This is the first of 3 Portraits that Brockhurst created of Kathleen Woodward.  She was the girl that the artist left his wife for and was known as Dorette.   An impressive impression, one of Brockhurst's most expressive  portraits.  Nicely framed.  This impression includes a handwritten letter to the former owner by Dorette Brockhurst when she sold this etching many years ago.

$2450.00

Drypoint etching, image size 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches, 1906, ed. of 50, cat. Tabanelli-165, pencil signed, framed

$2400.00

This is an original etching by James Whistler.  The title is: "Thames Police"  It was created in 1859 as part of his Thames Set series on life on the river.  The image measures 5 15/16X8 7/8 inches.  Printed on a thin laid type paper.  Very richly inked, the Fifth state of Six.  An early rich inking.  Good condition, there is a tear upper right corner of the border, away from the image area.  Enough border for proper presentation.

$2400.00

This is an original etching and engraving by American artist Peter Milton.  This image was created and printed in 1977, pencil signed, titled, and editioned as 9 /160.  The image measures 19 5/8X35 5/8 inches, printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  P.M. catalog as image number 98.  Excellent condition.

$1850.00

This is an original etching by American artist James Abbott McNeil Whistler. The title of this image is "Soupe A Trois Sous", It was created and printed in 1859 and according to the Glascow catalog this image was never published. The etching measures 5 7/8X8 7/8 inches, printed on a thin Japan laid paper, very fine condition, nice use of plate tone in the foreground. Soupe à trois sous ' is French for 'Soup for three sous', which was very cheap soup, and implies that the restaurant was a very basic café/bar. Whistler's first title, 'Café des Pieds Monilles' implies a particular café. 'Café des Pieds Monilles' is almost certainly a garbled reference to the Parisian Café des Pieds-Humides ('Café of the Wet Feet'). However, this title seems to have been immediately rejected in favour of the more familiar ' Soupe à trois sous '.(glascow)

$1850.00

This is an original pencil signed color  etching by French master Manuel Robbe.  This color etching is titled: "Examen Intime" it was created and printed in 1901 in an edition of 100 signed proofs.  This etching has an image size of 12 3/4X9 3/4 inches. This color etching was published by Editions Sagot in Paris with their blind stamp in the lower border.  This image was last sold  by Merrill Chase Gallery in Chicago.  It is beautifully framed and has all of their gallery information on the back of the frame.  This etching is in flawless condition, the colors are bright.

$1850.00

This is an impressionistic original color etching and aquatint by French master of the Belle Epoch, Manuel Robbe (French 1872-1936) The title of this work is:
"Le Bouquet de Violettes", it was created and printed in 1903 in the first edition of only 65 signed proofs. A larger edition was published after the signature was added to the plate. This etching is hand signed in pencil lower right. The image measures 17 1/2X11 3/4 inches. A fine impression, previously sold by Merrill Chase galleries, it appears in the Chase catalog as image number 105. Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and the Ecole des Beaux Artes in Paris.
With his hand application of color no two images look exactly the same, a very painterly technique.

$1850.00

THis is an original color aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe.  This etching titiled: "Les Liseuses", The readers, also known as The Picture Book was created and printed in 1903, It is editioned as 45/65 in pencil lower left and hand signed by the artist in pencil lower right.  The image measures 19 1/8X14 7/8 inches.  This etching is nicely framed with archival materials.

$1850.00

An early etching by Gene Kloss, this is a very richly inked scene of boats moored on the quiet harbor waters of San Francisco Bay. The image size is 9 x 10 inches, published in 1935 in a small edition of 75, pencil signed, titled and numbered. Gene Kloss was born in California as Alice Geneva Glasier, changing her name when she married the poet, Phillip Kloss in 1925. On their honeymoon, the Kloss's traveled to and fell in love with Taos, New Mexico. For over a decade they split their time between Taos and Berkely, CA; Gene Kloss becoming a central figure in the artistic communities of both states. This etching is in pristine condition and features a richly inked impression with superb plate tone on a heavy weight wove type paper.

$1800.00

This is an incredible drypoing etching  by American artist Gerald Geerlings.  The title is: "Grand Canal, America. (Electrical Building at Night.) "  It was created and printed in 1933, it is inscribed as "Prize etching of the Chicago Fair, 1933" in pencil lower left border and also, signed and gifted to Tom Caitheart with Best wishes" in pencil. The image measures 11 7/8X8 7/8 inches.  In excellent condition.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  The subject is from "Chicago Century of Progress World’s Fair " in 1933.  "Born In Milwaukee Wis. Lithographer illustrator architect writer industrial designer Studied at Milwaukee State Teachers College;University Of Pennsylvania; Royal College Of Art London with Malcom Osborne; St. John's College Cambridge University."

$1750.00

Etching with drypoint, image size 15 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, c. 1890, edition of 20, pencil signed. Helleu began his art career when he enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and worked as an apprentice for Theodore Deck, decorating ceramic plates with women's portraits. He became friends with many artists of La Belle Epoch, including John Singer Sargent, Whistler, Tissot, Monet and Rodin, and became well known for his elegant portraits of women of French society. The young girl in this portrait is Helleu's daughter Ellen.

$1750.00

Engraving by Alfred Jones after the painting by William Sidney Mount, image size 12 1/2 x 16 inches, sheet size 17 7/8 x 19 7/8 inches, published in 1843 by the Apollo Association, printed by J. Dalton.

$1650.00