Etching, image size 6 3/8 X 14 9/16 inches, printed in 1942 by Charles White in an edition of 150, 2nd state proof, numbered "II", cat: Fletcher-370, pencil signed and dated. This atmospheric etching is a great example of the delicate lines and precise detail for which Arms was known. This image won several awards in the early 1940s; the Mrs. Henry F Noyes Memorial Prize for best print at the 27th Annual Exhibition of the Society of American Etchers, New York, N.Y. 1943; the First Prize in Black and White Section at the 12th Annual Exhibition of the Irvington Art and Museum Association, Irvington, N. J. 1945; and the First Prize in Black and White at the Annual Art Exhibition of the Bridgeport Art League, Bridgeport, CT. 1945.
This is an original etching by American artist of the Ash Can School, John Sloan (1871-1951) The title is Mars and Bacchante, it was created and printed in 1915 in an edition of 100 proofs. This one is hand signed and titled in pencil by the artist. The image measures 4 1/4X6 inches. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper, Printed by Charles White.
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.
Etching with drypoint, C. 1900. Pencil signed in the lower right. There is a repaired tear at the bottom of the print, not in the image. There are also some thin spots on the back of the paper. Plate measures 23 x 13 1/2 inches on 24 1/2 x 16 3/4 inch wove type paper. A well inked, captivating portrait. 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. He traveled between France and America, and in 1912 was commissioned to create the astrological ceiling decoration in New York's Grand Central Station.
Etching and drypoint, early proof of this rare image, image size 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, 1911, cat: Schwartz-76, inscribed "probedruck" (test print) l.l. and signed l.r. both in red crayon, blindstamp l.l. just below image. Corinth began his art career studying at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich and went on to study under Bouguereau at the Academie Julian in Paris. He then returned to Germany and became a member and then president of the Berlin "Sezession".
This is an original drypoint etching by British artist David Muirhead Bone. The subject of this work is: Canal and Bridge of SS Apostoli, Venice. THis etching was created and printed in 1916 in an edition of 129. This etching printed in sepia toned ink measures 12 7/8X8 7/8 inches. The image appears in the Dodgson catalog as image number 351.
This is an original etching by Well known Belle Epoch artist Manuel Robbe (1872-1936) The title of this work is: "Parisienne", it was created and printed in 1906 in an edition of 200, published by Georges Petit. The image measures 19 1/2X13 1/2 inches. It is signed in pencil lower left within the image. A fine impression, previously sold by Merrill Chase galleries. 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.
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 is an original prize winning etching by American artist John Taylor Arms. The title is Sunlight on Stone, Caudebec-en-Caux. The image created in 1931 measures 14 1/2X7 5/8 inches. Printed on an antique laid type paper, hand signed in pencil, and inscribed "Ed 100 II" lower left, also with a collectors seal "HOW" in red, lower right corner of the sheet. This image appears in the Arms catalog as number 241. This image was part of his French Church series no.31. This image won numerous awards including best print in the Arts and Crafts Association in Connecticut in 1952.
This is a very fine original hand colored aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe. The title is: La Tasse De The', it was created and printed in 1906 in an edition of 100. The image measures 19 1/4X 14 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper, "Arches" watermark. Very fine condition, hand signed in pencil in the lower right in the image.
This is an original rare etching and aquatint by German artist Heinrich Vogeler (1872-1942) The title: Weihnachten translates: Christmas, was created and printed in 1912 in an edition of only 30 impressions. This etching printed in blue toned ink has an image size of: 14 7/8X11 1/8 inches. The platemark measures 15 5/8X 11 5/8 inches. Printed on a soft wove type paper. Pencil signed lower right, published by Otto Felsing,Berlin, in pencil lower left, titled lower center border. Very fine condition, a rich impression. A fine example of German expressionism. This image is cataloged as Rief 48a.
This is a fine original color aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe. The title of this work is: La Coquette. It was created and printed circa 1905. It is hand signed with pen and ink in the lower right border. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper. The image measures 14 1/8X10 3/16 inches. This image appears in the Merrill Chase catalog as image number 22. A fine example of his "belle epoque" style of expression. In a fine Foster Brothers gilt frame.
This is a fine original etching by American impressionist artist Frank Benson. The title is Elisabeth, a portrait of the artist's oldest daughter. This image was created and printed in 1918 in an edition of 150 signed impressions. The image measures 10X8 inches. A fine impression with plate tone, there is some old glue residue on the back of the sheet where it was held down to a backing board. Not into the image area. Clearly signed in pencil. A scarce image, This image appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 150. This etching is housed in a period Foster Brothers,Boston, Gilt Frame.
This is a fine example of the important etching by Jean Baptiste Corot. This etching is titled: Enviorns De Rome, it was created in 1866, this proof is the second state A. of three. Printed on Holland Paper, This printing had the addresses of:" Cadart and Luquet Editeurs, 79 Rue St Jacques 303 Paris" A rich impression, Catalog Delteil 6 II/III. Framed, previously sold by Kennedy Galleries in New York.
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.
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