Featured Artwork

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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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.

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Drypoint etching C. 1900. Pencil signed in the lower right. A rare print. Repaired tear in the top edge of the paper, not in the image. An intense and brooding portrait with a rich drypoint burr. Plate measures 21 x 13 inches on 26 x 18 inch wove type paper. 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.

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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.

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This landscape measures 12 5/8 x 9 1/8 inches and is signed on the reverse in pencil as "E. A. King", housed in a period frame. We are attributing this painting to Elizabeth A.(Bessie) King who studied at the Chandler School of Art in Detroit and was a member of the Atlanta Artists Association.

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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.  

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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.

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This is an original charcoal drawing of a Bird Hunter and his Dog by American sporting artist Aiden L. RIpley.  The Drawing is signed upper right corner A. L. Ripley.  And dated 1927.  The image measures 22X16 inches.  Drawn on an Strathmore illustration board.  This drawing is archivally framed and is in fine condition.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Etching, image size 15 x 8 1/2 inches, 1934, cat: Hardie- 269, ed. 80, signed and editioned in black ink, pencil titled along bottom of sheet, also plate signed and inscribed "McBey New York 22 October 1929". Ref: "Fine Prints of the Year 1934"

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This is an original oil on mahogany panel by Belgian artist Henri Van Seben (1825-1913)  This view of two young girls measures 9X6 1/4 inches.  Signed lower left corner and housed in a period gilt frame, labels and import stickers on the back of the panel.  This painting done circa 1870 is in fine condition, a few minor chips to the frame.  A very expressive work of art.

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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.

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