This is one of the most impressive etchings by American artist John Taylor Arms. This image is titled: In Memoriam, the view of the North Portal of Chartres Cathedral. It was from his French Church series. This etching was created and printed in 1939. It is from the 2nd state of two. Printed in an edition of 312. The image measures 14 5/8X12 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper, Inscribed "to Roger and Belle Worsley", pencil signed and dated and also has a collectors red seal in the lower right corner of the sheet. This image appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 317
This is a fine original lithograph on Chine applique by American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi. The title Before the Act, was created and printed in 1932 in an edition of only 40. Pencil signed and dated, printed by Grant Arnold, Woodstock. The image measrues 13 1/4X9 3/4 inches. Very fine condition. This image appears in the Davis catalog as image number 54.
This is an original aquatint etching by American artist Doel Reed. This image was created and printed in 1941 in an edition of 100. This was originally sold through Associated American Artists in New York. The image measures 8 15/16X14 7/8 inches. Pencil signed lower right.
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 pencil signed lithograph by American artist Ivan Albright. The title is: Self Portrait at 55th East Division Street, Chicago. It was created and printed in 1947 in an edition of 250 impressions. The image measures 14 1/8X10 1/8 inches. Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (Chicago 1897-1983) was an American painter and printmaker noted for his meticulously detailed, ultra realistic depictions of decay and aging.
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 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 pencil signed impression of the well known lithograph by Stow Wengenroth titled: The Fog Bell, Port Clyde, it was created and printed in 1954 in an edition of 60. The image measures 10X15 3/4 inches, printed on a medium weight wove type paper. This image appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 222. On of his finest Maine costal scenes for which he is so well known. Very fine condition.
This is a fine dramatic study of old ships in the harbor by American artist Stow Wengenroth.. This image is from Boothbay Maine. It was created and printed in 1937 in an edition of 65. This lithograph is hand signed in pencil and has an image size of 8 7/8X15 3/4 inches. It appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 71. A striking image, one Wengenroth's best..
Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, published state, 1923, Ordeman 226
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.
This is one of the finest works by John Taylor Arms etching and aquatint. It was created and printed in 1940 as image number 1 of his Scandinavian Series. Pencil signed twice, dedicated to William Schaldach, lower border. The image measures 7 9/16X13 9/16 inches. It appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 346. It is the third state of three from the edition of 330 impressions. Printed by David Strang. This image won 5 prizes between 1941-1948, Incredible detail, nicely framed with archival materials.
A great sporting etching by Frank Benson, this image measures 14 x 10 7/8 inches, 1922, cat: Ordeman-213, pencil signed. A very rich impression on a medium weight laid type paper. Frank Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began the sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known. He was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston. In 1912, at the age of 50, Benson began his etchings and drypoints, mainly of wild fowl which he depicted with expressive lines and rich toning that exquisitely captured the life and energy of the wild birds. His etchings were in high demand from the very start, and have remained favorites for collectors ever since.
This is an original hand colored lithograph by American artist Don Freeman. The title is: "To see the mayor". This image was created and printed in 1937 in an edition of 25, far fewer were hand colored by the artist. This image is pencil signed, the image measures 12 1/8X9 inches. According to the catalog: "On his weekly radio program, Mayor La Guardia encouraged new Yorkers to bring their complaints to him personally. Freeman drew a group of constituents making appointments with the mayor's secretary" This lithograph is framed.
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