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.
This is a fine original lithograph by American artist Don Freeman. One of his State series, this image measures 9 5/8X11 7/8 inches. Hand signed in pencil. This lithograph was printed in an edition of 85. A fine back stage view of the stage hands, some at Pinochle, while "up in the Fly loft, the curtain always comes down to the split second." This image appears in the Freeman catalog as image number 97.
This is a rare etching by American artist of the Southwest, George Elbert Burr. The title is: Whirlwinds, Mojave Desert, California no. 2. It was created and printed circa 1930. This pencil signed and titled etching measures 8X10 inches. This appears in the Burr catalog as image number 281.
This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Lawrence Kupferman. The title of this work is:
"Victorian Carriage House". This etching was created and printed in 1939 and is editioned as 13/100. The etching is signed and titled in the lower border, the image measures 9 3/4X11 5/8 inches.
This is a fine original lithograph, pencil signed by American artist Don Freeman. The title is: Casting for Character, it was created and printed in 1934 in an edition of 184. The image measures 9 7/8X12 inches. Published by Associated American Artists in New York.
This is a fine collaboration between Kerr Eby and John Taylor Arms. This image is titled; Medieval Pageantry, it was created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 100, 50 to Arms and 50 to Eby. The image measures 12 5/8X8 5/8 inches. Hand signed in pencil lower right by both artists. This image appears in the Giardina catalog as image number 179. The subject is Sainte Radegonde in Poitiers, France.
This is a fine example of his Spanish Church Series by American artist John Taylor Arms. The title is: Puerta Del Obispo, Zamora (The Bishop's Door, Zamora) This etching was created and printed in 1933. This image printed on a grey toned, watermarked, laid type paper measures 12 1/2X7 1/8 inches. It is inscribed "to my friends, mr. and mrs Andrew Daglish" (The British printmaker and his wife) The beautifully detailed image appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 266.
This is a fine original etching by American artist Marguerite Kirmse, Kirmse was a famous artist specialing in dogs. In 1924 She and her husband George Cole purchased a farm in South Carolina and bred Airedales,English Pointers and Setters. The title of this image is Carolina Days, it is pencil signed and titled and has an image which measures 9X13 1/2 inches. Fine condition printed on a Rives B.F.K. watermarked wove type paper.
This is an original aquatint etching by American artist Lester G. Hornby. It is titled: Marabout Tombs, Tunis, 1909, and is described in the plate as: "Evening of the Bal Masque", the image measures 9 1/2X14 1/2 inches, pencil signed lower right corner. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper. This is a very scarce etching. It appears in the Falk catalog as image number 301.
This is an original drypoint etching by American artist Kerr Eby. The title is: Burns Brothers, Sutton Place New York, it was created and printed in 1922 in an edition of only 50. The image measures 12 1/4X8 3/4 inches. It is hand signed in pencil with the "imp" after his name which means he printed this impression himself in his studio.
Burns Brothers is the New York City coal company that had many depots along the East River including this one at 56th street and Sutton Place.
This is an impressive etching and drypoint by American artist William C. McNulty. The title is: "Demolishing the Century Theater, 1931" A great industrial study done in New York City. This etching has an image size of 9X11 1/4 inches. Pencil signed and titled. Done in an edition of 75 proofs.
This is an original etching and drypoint by American artist Louis Rosenberg. The title is: The Grand Canal, Venice, it is printed on a medium weight laid type paper. This etching was created and printed in 1927. The image measures 8 7/8X13 7/8 inches. Hand signed in pencil lower right border, very fine condition, nice use of plate tone in the sky and water. A very rare image, Rosenberg at his best!!!...
This is an original wood block print by American artist Isac Friedlander. Created circa 1930 this image is titled: "Companions", It is pencil signed and titled in the lower border. The image measures 11 3/4X9 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper. 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 an original wood block print by Jamaican artist Albert Huie. This image is titled: In The Woods, created and printed circa 1945. This woodblock is hand signed and titled in pencil in the lower border. The image measures 9 1/2X7 1/2 inches.
Albert Huie (1920-2010) was a seminal figure in the formation and development of a national Jamaican artistic identity, overcoming the hurdles of a colonial-based system of race and class distinctions to become the first native-born Jamaican artist to attain international renown and respect. Working primarily in the areas of landscape, portraiture, and figurative art, he established a multiple award-winning career that spanned seven decades and earned him the title of “the Father of Jamaican Painting.”
This is a fine modernist wood engraving by American artist John P. Heins (1896-1969) This wood engraving was created and printed 1936 in an edition of about 28, created for the WPA in NYC. The image measures 5 7/8X7 3/4 inches. This is a rare unstamped proof purchased from the artist's estate.
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