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 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.
This is an original oil on canvas painting of an Ox and Cart coming down the road. The painting has 3 intials lower right, they seem to read: "W. ?. S." Weve been unable to make out who the artist was. We feel the painting is from the late 1890's and is most likely American in origin. The painting was expertly done. The canvas laid on board measures 19X13 inches and is in a 19th century gilt frame.
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 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.
This is an original etching by British artist Frederick L. Griggs. The title is Sarras, taken from the story Le Morte d'Arthur. This image was created and printed in 1926 in an edition of 84. This pencil signed impression has the stamp of Dover House Press on the Verso. The image measures 7 1/2X11 inches. Printed on an antique laid type paper.. Catalog Comstock 35...
This etching by Arthur Briscoe measures 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches. Ink signed and numbered on cream laid paper, 1924. Cat: Hurst-85. Framed. Briscoe is known as one of the finest marine etcher 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. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris.
This is a fine original etching by American artist James Whistler. The subject is: Steet at Saverne, it was created and printed in 1858. This etching was part of the French Set, It is signed lower left,"Whistler", and also has the publishers name and address lower right edge of the sheet., "Imp, Delatre, Rue St. Jacques". This image was created in 4 states, this one is 3/4. The image measures 8 1/8X6 3/16 inches. Printed on an antique laid type paper
This is a fine Modernist lithograph by Russian born artist Alexander Archipenko. The title is: Coquette. This lithograph, printed in blue is hand signed lower right in blue pencil. The image measures 14X10 inches. It was published by Associated American Artists in New York, in 1950. It was printed in an edition of 150, it appears in the Karshan catalog as image number 31. Archipenko was active in the Cubist Movement while living in Paris, he later moved to the USA. This lithograph is framed and in very fine condition, the original AAA Label is on the back.
This fine color etching and aquatint is by French artist Manuel Robbe. The title is: Les Bibelots. It is hand signed in pencil lower left within the image. Very rich impression, the image measures 19 5/8X13 3/8 inches. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper with the "arches" watermark. Numbered as 46 from the edition of 100.
This is a fine early etching by American regionalist artist Jackson Lee Nesbitt. The title: October Afternoon, this etching was created and printed in 1945. Published in an edition of 250 by Associated American Artists in New York. The label is included. The image measures 9 11/16X13 5/8 inches. A beautiful pencil signed impression in flawless condition.
This is an original mezzotint by British artist Sir Frank Short. The title is: "Moonrise on the Bure" This mezzotint was printed in 1922, the image measures 11X15 7/8 inches, printed on a medium weight wove type paper, pencil signed lower right and monogrammed in the plate lower left corner. A beautiful rich impression, very subtle tonal range throughout. Beautiful condition.
This 1928 marine etching by the British printmaker Arthur Briscoe measures 12 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches, hand signed in ink and editioned as 7/75. 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.
A fine example of the Drypoint work of French artist Jacques VIllon. The title of this work is :"L'Epingle A Chapeau", the hat pin. This image was created and printed in 1909. The image is editioned lower left as 12/20. A rare image. The drypoint measures 15X12 inches, printed on a medium weight, watermarked, laid type paper. very fine condition, a rich impression showing a velvet burr of ink throughout the figure.
This drypoint is clearly signed in pencil by the artist lower right border.
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.
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