This is an original etching by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden. The title is: The Inn, Purfleet, It was original composed and created in 1869. This etching was done in 11 states, this was the published version and designated as X/XI before the plate was cut down. This etching is pencil signed, the image measures 7X10 inches, printed on a medium weight laid type paper. The image appears in the Schneiderman catalog as image number 127. The scene was taken "from the left bank of the tidal waters of the lower Thames, some twelve miles east of London."
This is an original etching with drypoint by British artist Seymour Haden. The title is Cowdray Castle with Geese. It was created and printed in 1882, this is the forth state of five. Hand signed in pencil , printed on a laid type paper. Titled and dated lower left in the image. The image measures 6X9 1/2 inches. This image appears in the Schneiderman catalog as image number 208.
C. 1865. Original etching with drypoint. D-87. iii/v. Catalog: Schneiderman 88, Drake 87. Plate signed, titled, and dated in the lower left: "Calais, S. Haden, 1865, 3 a.m." Pencil signed in the lower right. Image measures 3 x 6 1/8 inches on 6 3/4 x 9 3/8 inch paper. Collector's seal in lower right. An atmospheric print that makes good use of white space.
This is an original etching by French artist Berthe Morisot. The title is: Femme Nu de Dos, this etching was created in 1889. This is a later printing after the plate had the cancellation holes at the upper and lower ends of the plate. These holes were later filled in the 20th century and the etching was re-editioned, This state is less common. The image measures 5 7/16X415/16 inches. Unsigned as issued. This is a rich impression, nicely framed with archival materials.
Lithograph, image size 7 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches, signed in pencil lower right border
This etching by the British artist Seymour Haden measures 7 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed, plate dated 1874, I/V, Cat: Schneiderman-144. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler. He was a founder and the first president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, and was knighted in 1894.
This framed lithograph by Engelmann after Vernet, measures 17 x 10 3/4 inches. It is plate signed and titled on the lower margin. Godefroy Engelmann was born in 1788 in Mühlhausen, France and trained in Switzerland and France at La Rochelle and Bordeaux. He studied painting and sketching in Jean-Baptiste Regnault’s atelier in Paris. In the summer of 1814 he traveled to Munich, Germany to study lithography and is largely credited with bringing lithography to France.
This is an original etching with aquatint by French impressionist Edward Manet . The title is Theodore De Banville Facing Left, 1874. This image was intended to be an illustration for his Les Ballades series. This image measures 9 3/8X6 1/4 inches. This impression was pulled from the cancelled plate in the early 20th century. Printed on a Arches laid type paper. This image appears in the Manet catalog as image number 64. Théodore Faullain de Banville (14 March 1823 – 13 March 1891) was a French poet and writer. His work was influential on the Symbolist movement in French literature in the late 19th century.
Drypoint etching. Max Blach Wien collector's stamp on back. Pencil signed "A. Legros" in the lower right. Plate measures 3 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches on 7 x 9 1/4 inch watermarked laid paper. An atmospheric scene with a rich drypoint burr. Catalog: Bliss 364. A rare print.
This is one of the most impressionistic mezzotint studies created by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden. It is titled: "Grayling Fishing", it was created and printed in 1897. It is state II/V. This is a beautiful impression but does have a long touched up scratch on the right side of the composition. Pencil signed, by Haden and also signed by Golding, his printer. There are printing instructions on the lower left of the border by Golding. The image measures 7 1/2X11 3/4 inches.
This airy, impressionistic line etching depicts a man fishing in a forested landscape. Etched circa 1900, its measurements are 5 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches and it is signed "A. Legros" lower right. Provenance: Baldwin-Wallace College.
A romantic original etching by Louis Legrand, image size 12 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches, 1895, edition of 50, state V/V, cat: Arwas-102, pencil signed and numbered. Louis Legrand was an important artist of 'La Belle Epoch' in France of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He specialized in etchings of the women of Paris, from the wealthy elite to dancers and prostitutes. He studied with Felician Rops, and his work shows the influence of Rops' sometimes dark and erotic imagery. His work has also been compared to that of Toulouse-Lautrec, although in fact much of Legrand's work predates that of Toulouse-Lautrec, including a series of drawings and etchings that Legrand made of the Moulin Rouge and it's dancers.
This is an original drypoint etching by French artist Berthe Morisot. It is titled: "Jeune fille au chat", it was created in 1888. This was printed from the cancelled plate. There are two small holes drilled in the plate upper and lower edges of the image. The image measures 5 7/8X4 1/2 inches. This etching is unsigned as is typical of this image. It appears in the Keller catalog as image number 88. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.
This is an original etching by British artist David Y. Cameron. The title is: Ayr, Bremen, Vienna. It was created and printed in 1889. The image is pencil signed in pencil by the artist and the image measures 6 11/16X11 3/4 inches.
Printed by Delatre in Paris, this Felix Bracquemonde frontispiece measures 14 x 9 3/4 inches, published by Alfred Cadart, Paris. Created in 1865, this bold allegorical etching was created as the frontispiece to a volume of the renowned periodical of the Société des Aqua-Fortistes, a group promoting etching as a fine art. Richly inked on watermarked Aqua-Fortistes laid paper, which was made especially for these publications.
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