This is a very cool lithograph on zinc, image size 12 5/8 x 17 7/8 inches, 1919-1920, from a very small edition of 27 or fewer impressions, cat: Czestochowski-134, printed by Bolton Brown, pencil signed. Provenance: The Cleveland Museum of Art. Davies was a truly remarkable artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries known for his dreamlike etchings and lithographs. In his catalog raisonne of Davies work, Czestochowski writes "In a time of social, political, scientific and artistic upheaval, Davies hewed to an unwavering inner vision, one of classically graceful figures in an eternal dance with nature." This image is a beautiful homage to the ancient Greeks, which Davies portrays in his distinctive style that is at once quite classical and quite modern.
This is an original aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe. The title is; Fleur d'Automne, created and printed in 1903 in an edition of 65, this one is numbered as 55/65 lower left border and hand signed in pencil lower right border. The image measures 19 1/2X14 7/8 inches. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper. This image appears in the Merrill Chase catalog as image number 46. Fine rich impression.
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 oil on canvas painting by American artist Joseph Elliot Enneking, the canvas measures 17 x 12 inches, a fine American Impressionist painting. There is a hand written title "Hog Island, Maine" and date "June 27 1918" on the bottom edge of the canvas. Housed in a fine turn of the century frame.
This is an original hand signed lithographic poster by Russian born French artist Marc Chagall. The title is Nice, Soleil Fleurs, The Bay of Angels. It was created and printed in 1962. The image measures 39X24 3/8 inches. Hand signed lower right in pencil. This poster was published by Mourlot in Paris and appears in the Sorlier catalog as image number 350. This poster is in very nice condition, framed. This was a popular poster for Chagall and it is rare to find a hand signed impression of it.
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 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 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 an oil on canvas board painting by Rockport artist Stanley Woodward. The title written on the back is: The Old Grist Mill, Sudbury Ma. Painted circa 1920 this painting has an image size of 12X16 inches. Clearly signed lower right. Framed in a modern metal leaf gilt frame. The over all frame measures 18X22 inches.
This is an original watercolor on paper by American artist Emil Ganso. This view of a city in winter measures 18 3/4X25 inches. It is signed Ganso lower right, there is a line of toning at the edges of the sheet from an earlier window mat. Overall very good condition, no tears, bright colors. The sheet is not glued down. Circa 1930.
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.
A remarkable etching by James McBey of the New York City skyline from Weehawken, NJ, this etching measures 8 x 14 7/8 inches, 1940, cat: Hardie-277, plate signed and dated, hand signed and numbered "XXVII" in ink. Born into poverty McBey was primarily self-taught, becoming a very well respected artist and leading figure of the British Etching Revival. He traveled extensively throughout Europe, America and the Middle East, creating remarkable etchings of the places he visited. McBey lived in New York for several years, and his images of the city are considered some of his finest work.
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 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 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.
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