20th Century European Prints

20th Century European Artists

A very rare lithograph by the British artist Edmund Blampied measuring 17 1/2 x 14 inches, pencil signed and numbered 3/3. Edmund Blampied was a very successful artist and illustrator in early 20th century Britain. He illustrated many books and magazines, but is best known for his remarkable skills as a printmaker. He was an important figure in the 'British Etching Revival' of the early 20th century, and was elected to the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1920.

$975.00

This is a beautifully colored etching and aquatint by French master of the Belle Epoch, Manuel Robbe (1872-1936) The title of this work is" Claudine" it was created and printed in 1903 and Published by Sagot in Paris. The image measures 12X9 3/4 inches, printed on a medium weight Arches watermarked laid paper. deckeled edges, a very rich impression, excellent condition. Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and then the Ecole des Beaux Artes. His technique of hand coloring the images means that no two are exactly alike, a very painterly technique.

$975.00

This incredible image by the British etcher, Arthur Briscoe, measures 8 1/8 x 15 3/8 inches, inked signed and numbered, 73/75, created in 1931. Briscoe studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing, becoming one of the most prominent British marine artists of the 20th century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. Most of Briscoe's etchings show sailing ships and the men who sailed them. His beautifully etched images present an invaluable historical record of the workings of the last great commercial vessels.

$975.00

This is an original lithograph by French artist Georges Rouault.  This is a portrait of Gustave Moreau, the teacher and mentor of Rouault.  It is known as the portrait in the little hat.  This pencil signed impression is the 3rd state of 4 with the edition of 25.  It was later published in state 4 with an edition of 350.  This lithograph was created and printed in 1926.  The image measures 9 1/8X6 3/4 inches.  This image is cataloged as F. 57.

$975.00

This is a beautiful sun drenched scene of Havana, Cuba by Scottish artist James McBey. Etching, image size 6 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches, 1940, plate signed and dated, hand signed and numbered "XXXVIII" in ink. Born into poverty McBey was primarily self-taught, becoming a very well respected artist and leading figure of the British Etching Revival. He traveled extensively throughout Europe, America and the Middle East, creating remarkable etchings of the places he visited.

$975.00

This is an original drypoint etching by British artist William Russell Flint.  The title is Aragonese String Makers, it was created and printed in 1930.  It is editioned as impression number XXVII...  The image measures 9 1/2X14 3/4 inches.  Printed on an early laid type paper, R.G. 1820.  The image is signed in sepia ink lower right border.  A very rich inking with extensive use of plate tone in the sky and land.  A beautiful impression.  This image was reproduced  for  the book "Fine Prints of the Year, 1931, published by Malcolm Salaman

$975.00

Aquatint, image size 10 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches, 1918, cat. Hardie-163, pencil signed. One of Short's largest aquatints, this scene depicts two fishermen on the Bure at Stokesby Ferry near Acle in Norfolk.

$975.00

Etching from 1896. Catalog: Rief 11, Wohl 11d (von f). An early impression. Pencil signed in the lower right with the word "Worpswede," the artist's colony that he was a part of. Image size measures 5 1/2 x 3 inches, plate measures 6 5/8 x 4 1/4 inches, on laid 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inch paper. A haunting image with interesting linework.

$950.00

Framed etching on laid paper, image size 10 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches, 1904, cat: Tabanelli-135, plate signed, pencil signed and titled. An early signed proof, which was later published in "Revue de l'Art," 1905. From an edition of 50. Provenance Gerhard Wurzer Gallery.

$950.00

This is a rare aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe.  The title is; Confidence au Miroir, a fine impression  of a young woman studying herself in the mirror.  The image measures 17X10 1/4 inches.  It is hand signed in pencil within the lower left corner of the image and numbered as "no.57", in the lower right border.  This image is very scarce, no evidence of it showing up on the market.  Printed on a laid type paper with the "arches" watermark.

$925.00

Etching, 1909, image size: 8 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches, ed 8/8, pencil signed

$900.00

Color aquatint and drypoint etching C. 1905. Edition of 100. Signed in orange crayon in the lower right. Plate measures 13 x 11 inches in a 23 1/4 x 20 1/5 inch gold frame. A fine impression. Catalog: Merrill Chase 125. Provenance Merrill Chase galleries, according to a label on the back. Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and the Ecole des Beaux Artes, becoming a master of the aquatint medium. He developed much of his own aquatint techniques, which enabled him to create his uniquely painterly, richly colored images.

$900.00

This 1928 etching by the British printmaker Arthur Briscoe measures 7 x 11 3/8 inches, hand signed in ink and editioned as 32/75. Briscoe studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing, becoming one of the most prominent British marine artists of the 20th century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. Most of Briscoe's etchings show sailing ships and the men who sailed them. His beautifully etched images present an invaluable historical record of the workings of the last great commercial vessels.

$900.00

This is an original etching by British artist James McBey.  It is titled: Manhattan, a view of the Bridges of New York.  Hand signed in ink lower right and editioned as XXVI in the lower left border.  This etching was created and printed in March 1930.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.

$875.00

A large drypoint etching by Sir Frank Brangwyn. Plate measures 19 x 20 3/4 inches in a 26 3/4 x 28 inch frame. The plate was etched on the spot. C 1906. Catalog: FASL 65. A somber and well inked print with a rich drypoint burr. A rare print!

$850.00