This is an incredible rare impression of the well known Panama Canal etching, The Guard Gate, Gatun Lock. It was created and printed in 1912. Both etching and drypoint, with a rich burr in the shadow areas. Pencil signed and annotated "imp" meaning that he printed this impression on his own press. It is printed on a blue toned laid type paper, Very fine condition, richly printed. The image measures 12 1/2X9 1/2 inches. It appears in the Pennell catalog as Wuerth number 627. The edition is about 60 impressions.
This is a very highly detailed drypoint etching by American artist Walter Tittle, (1883-1966) This large image, pencil signed measures 10 1/2X15 1/2 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type sheet, annotated as "Gift of the Artist" lower right border. Very fine condition, a very rich impression of this rare image.
This is a fine original etching by American artist George Elbert Burr. The title is Evening, a very atmospheric impression, both pencil signed and titled. The image measures 12X10 inches. Printed on a medium weight buff toned laid paper. Very rich and fine inking on this image. It appears in the Burr catalog as image number 124.
This is a gorgeous original lithograph of ancient Greek ruins by Joseph Pennell, from his series "In the Land of Temples", based on his travels through Greece and Italy. The image size is 16 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches, published in 1913 in a very small edition of 50, printed on a watermarked wove type paper, pencil signed. In his book "In the Land of Temples", Pennell writes of this print "Swept away is everything, mysteries and all— all that remains is the great pavement on which stand the stumps of columns; yet I doubt if it was finer ever. And the long drive out over the sacred way, the long, quiet day; and the long drive back, with the Acropolis growing more and more majestic in the twilight, were perfect."
Lithograph, image size 9 1/4 x 12 1/8 inches, 1940, AAA edition, cat. Zink-56, pencil signed
This is an original wood block print by American artist Werner Drewes. It is a self portrait of the artist created and printed in 1971. It is editioned as 22/40. The image measures 18 1/2X11 1/2 inches. Pencil signed by the artist, printed on a medium weight japan type paper.
This is an original lithograph created by Japanese American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi. The title is Burlesque Queen, it was created and printed in 1936 for the American Artists School in New York City. It was created in an edition of 100. The image measures 11 5/8X9 1/2 inches. This image is plate signed as issued, it is inscribed in pencil lower left "100 prints". The sheet has the AAS blind stamp in the lower border and with a partial ink stamp on the back of the sheet from the American Artists School.
This is another fine hand signed drypoint etching by American artist Walter Tittle. It is titled: St. Bartholomews, New York, created and printed circa 1930. The image measures 10X13 3/4 inches. Nicely framed with archaval materials. A wonderfully rich impression of this rare etching.
This is an original lithograph by American artist Kyra Markham. The title is: In the Wings, created and printed in 1936, a back stage view of the performers on stage. The image measures 13 1/2X10 inches, pencil signed,dated and titled in the lower border. A rare image by this well known New York artist.
This is a fine original pencil signed etching by American artist Joseph Pennell. The subject is: Athens from the Tomb of Philopotes, it was created and printed in 1913, printed by the artist with his "imp" after his name in the lower border. The image measures 10 3/8X18 1/2 inches. This image appears in the Wuerth catalog as image number 656 and was printed in an edition of 40. This etching was originally sold by Frederick Keppel in New York. Original label included.
A very rare original woodblock print by Latvian- American artist Isac Friedlander The title of this work is "Mother", it was created and printed in 1939, editioned as 5/15. The woodblock print is hand signed, titled and editioned in pencil by the artist. The image measures 10 1/8X8 inches on a 15 1/2X12 1/2 inch wove type medium weight paper. Isac Friedlander (1890-1968) was born in Latvia. In 1912 he went to Italy where he met and worked with Russian artist Maxim Gorky. During this period he also received his only art training, studying etching, drawing and relief printing at the Academy of Rome. In 1937, he emigrated to New York where he worked full time as an artist until his death. He is best known for his woodcuts and etchings, and many museums have works by the artist, including the Smithsonian, Bibliotheque Nationale, and the Brooklyn Museum.
This is a fine original lithograph by American artist Don Freeman. The title is: First Night Ovation, created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 25. Both pencil signed and titled in the lower border, this image measures 11 5/8X13 7/8 inches. "In this first night audience, Heywood Broun turns to greet a friend seated behind him, Otto Kahn in top hat is seen at the far right, and above him, critic Percy Hammond rushes to meet a deadline" This image appears in the Freeman catalog as image number 69.
This is an original pencil signed and titled lithograph by American artist Henry Ziegler. This image is titled: The Last Fight in Old Madison Square Garden, it was created and printed in 1925. This large image measures 14 1/2X19 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper. One of Ziegler's most impressive lithographs.
This is a very fine original hand colored drypoint etching by American artist Dorsey Potter Tyson. The title is: Dragon Boat Festival, this etching was created and printed in 1929 in an edition of 100, this one is numbered as 42/100. This pencil signed etching measures an image of 11 7/8X9 7/8 inches. It is nicely framed in an orientalist frame with french matting.
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