This is an original etching by American artist Peggy Bacon. The title is The Spirit of Rain. This etching was created and printed in 1936 in an edition of 250 published by Associated American Artists in New York. The image measures 4 7/8X3 7/8 inches. Hand signed and titled in pencil in the lower margin. This etching is nicely framed with modern archival materials.
This is one of the finest etchings by American artist George Elbert Burr. The title of this work is: High Street, Oxford, circa 1900 when he and his wife spent time touring europe. A wonderful impression of a rainy night in the city. Richly inked, pencil signed and titled in the lower border. The image measures 10X12 inches. Framed.
This is a rare trial proof etching and sandpaper ground by American artist Kerr Eby. The title is: Island Winter, this was created and printed in 1941. This is the rare first state of the later published etching, the image measures 9 9/16X15 3/16. This scene was most likely Connecticut or Maine. It appears in the Giardina Catalog as image number 204. The later published edition numbered 100. This is a unique proof.
Lithograph printed in 1939. Edition of 25. Pencil titled in the lower left, signed and dated in pencil in the lower right. Plate measures 13 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches on 18 x 12 3/8. A delightful print full of light and movement.
Etching, 1924, image size 6 1/4 X 11 1/4", edition of 150, printed by F.Reynolds, French Church Series, pencil signed. Also called "Byzantine Revsisited" and "The Cathedral of St. Pierre."
9 3/8 x 11 1/2 inch etching and sandpaper ground on wove type paper, ed. 100. Cat: Giardina 193. Printed in 1937. Pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the "imp" indicating that Eby printed this impression himself.
Kerr Eby was a remarkable printmaker and a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony and friends with many of the important artist of the day, including Childe Hassam and John Taylor Arms. Eby was known for his atmospheric renderings of the New England landscape as well as his dramatic images of WWI.
This is an original woodblock print by American artist Albert Abramovitz. The subject is the construction of the Moscow subway. Circa 1935. Printed in a small edition. This image pencil signed and titled measures 7 5/8X6 3/8 inches. Printed on a thin Japan type paper.
This is an original hand signed etching by American artist Isac Friedlander. The title of this work is "Hear Oh' Israel", it was created and printed in 1944. One of the artists War aftermath motifs . This etching is inscribed as Trial Proof #2, from the later published edition of 50. The image measures 14X9 1/2 inches.Isac Friedlander (1890-1968) was born in Mitau, Latvia. He was arrested in 1906 and imprisoned by Russian authorities for anti- Czarist Political activities from 1906 to 1912. He studied art at the Academy of Rome, Italy from 1913 until 1917. He was a friend of Russian writer Maxim Gorky. Friedlander began his printing career in 1915. In 1917 he repatriated to Russia during the Kerensky regime, but in 1929 Friedlander immigrated to the US with the encouragement of his cousin Joseph Hirshhorn.
This is a fine drypoint etching by American artist George Elbert Burr. The title is Oaks in Winter, created and printed in 1920, this pencil signed impression measures 9 7/8X6 7/8 inches, A rich impression with plate tone in the sky and snow.
Drypoint etching with hand coloring (lips), image size 19 3/4 x 12 inches, 1907, pencil signed lower right
This was the original lithographs from the Panama Canal Series created in 1912 by the American artist Joseph Pennell. The title of this work is: The Approach to the Canal from the Pacific. This impression done on a Fabiano watermarked laid paper is hand signed in pencil with collectors annotations in the lower edge of the sheet. The image measures 16 1/2X 22 inches, on a sheet size of 20 1/2X25 1/2 inches.
This is an original etching by American artist Isac Friedlander. The title of this work is: "Blessed be thy name", it was created and printed in 1942. The image measures 12 3/4X8 1/4 inches. The artist's view of the aftermath of war in Europe. It is hand signed, titled, dated and inscribed as "Trial Proof No3" in the lower margin by the artist in pencil.
Isac Friedlander (1890-1968) was born in Mitau, Latvia. He was arrested in 1906 and imprisoned by Russian authorities for anti- Czarist Political activities from 1906 to 1912. He studied art at the Academy of Rome, Italy from 1913 until 1917. He was a friend of Russian writer Maxim Gorky. Friedlander began his printing career in 1915. In 1917 he repatriated to Russia during the Kerensky regime, but in 1929 Friedlander immigrated to the US with the encouragement of his cousin Joseph Hirshhorn.
Color aquatint. Numbered in pencil in the lower left, 2/25. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate signed in the lower left. Plate measures 8 x 10 inches on 8 7/8 x 11 3/8 inch wove type paper. Small registration holes on either side of the print. Meyerowitz studied at the National Academy of Design in NY and is best known for his development of producing etchings in color. His work is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Carnegie Institute; National Academy of Design; Harvard University and the Library of Congress.
An excellent example of the artistry of the American printmaker, John Taylor Arms. This image measures 12 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, pencil signed and dated 1925, from his Spanish Church Series #5, printed by Frederick Reynolds in an edition of 152, cat: Fletcher 164. John Taylor Arms was one of the foremost American printmakers of the 20th century, known for his exquisite compositions and exacting details which gave his etchings a very realistic, almost photographic appearance. He specialized in images of European architecture and cathedrals.
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