Colored softground and aquatint from 1925. Numbered 65 in an edition of 300. Catalog: Novak 432. Pencil signed in the lower right, numbered in the lower left. Plate measures 11 5/8 x 15 1/4 inches on 15 1/8 x 19 inch watermarked wove type paper. An atmospheric etching that captures the bleak weather with splashes of color. F. Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. Simon was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints, such as this wintry Paris scene.
This is an original etching and aquatint by French modernist Georges Rouault. The title is: Incantation from Le Reincarnations du Pere Ubu, This was the frontispiece The first etching from the series Le Reincarnations du Pere Ubu, created and printed in 1928. This is a rare hand signed impression. An edition of 225. The image measures 11 3/4X7 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium wight wove type paper.
This is a fine large drypoint etching by French artist Paul Cesar Helleu. This portrait of a Woman is an unsigned proof. The image measures 20X16 inches. On a thick wove type sheet. Identified on the back of the sheet as the work of Helleu. It was created and printed circa 1910. Very fine condition.
This is a fine line engraving by British artist Stanley Anderson. The title is: The Reading Room. This image was created and printed in 1931 and appeared in the 1931 edition of Fine Prints of the Year. This pencil signed impression has an image size of 6 1/2X8 1/2 inches. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.
This is an original Arthur Briscoe etching, titiled: "Heavy Canvas", this etching was created and printed in 1931 in an edition of 75. The image is hand signed in pen and ink and editioned in the lower border. The image measures 13 1/2X8 3/8 inches. The subject shows four men making fast the crossjack of a four masted barque. This etching is archivally framed.
Etching, aquatint and drypoint, image size 7 1/2 x 12 inches, 4th state, "Louis Legrand" pencil and plate signed l.r., Arwas A74.
Etching, blind stamp Marcel Guiot -Paris- EDITEUR, image size 6 9/16 x 10 inches, pencil signed
This is an original color etching and aquatint by Austrian artist Luigi Kasimir. The scene is the New York Public Library done circa 1930. This pencil signed etching has an image size of 17 5/8X11 7/8 inches. Nicely presented in the original frame.
This is an original etching and aquatint by French artist Louis Legrand. This image was created for his series, La Petite Classe, created in 1908. This pencil signed and editioned etching is titled: Entree de Scene (stage Entrance) It has a plate size of 15 3/4X11 1/4 inches. It has the number 7/100 from the edition of 100, published by G. Pellet, Paris. A fine impression on Japon ou velin paper.
A richly inked drypoint from 1919. Catalog reference: Gaunt 245. Edition of 54. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate measures 19 x 20 3/4 inches on 24 1/2 x 29 1/2 inch wove type paper. Sir Frank Brangwyn was one of the most important British artists of the early 20th century. A member of the Royal Academy, the Royal Watercolor Society, and the Royal Society of British Artists, he was knighted in 1924.
This is an original color aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe. This image is titled: Maquillage, (making up) It was created and printed in 1904. It has the French publishers blindstamp lower right corner of the sheet. This impression is hand signed in pencil lower right border. The image measures 16 7/16X12 7/8 inches. The image appears in the Perussaux catalog as image number 130.
This is an original soft ground etching and aquatint by Austrian artist Tavik F. Simon. The scene is: The Kiosks on the Grand Boulevards, in Paris. This etching was created and printed in 1926 in an edition of 200, published by G. Petit, Paris. The image appears in the Novak catalog as image number N.123. The image measures 13 3/4X16 3/4 inches. This etching is in the early frame with french matting. Pencil signed lower right and numbered 6 of the edition.
This is a very rare pencil signed impression. THe original woodblock print by Eric Gill. Created at "The Miller's Tale" for the Canterbury Tales, published in 1934. This impression measures approx.9 X 6 1/4 inches. Hand signed in pencil "Eric G" lower right and numbered in pencil as 2/10 upper left. This wood engraving is nicely framed with archival materials.
Etching/drypoint, image size 8x6 inches, 1919, Hardie 165, edition of 100, pencil signed with artists blind stamp.
Lee-Hankey was a very gifted drypoint artist known for his portrait studies of the local folk of Brittany.
This is an original etching by British artist Arthur Briscoe. The title is: "Manning the Pumps". This etching was created and printed in 1931 in an edition of 75. This etching is hand signed and editioned in pen and ink by the artist. The image measures 12 1/4X9 1/8 inches. "The action shows the men manning the pumps which are in the waist of the ship, the wettest part of all when seas are coming aboard". This etching is framed with archival materials.
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