This is a very fine etching with drypoint by French artist Edgar Chahine (1874-1947) The title of this work is: "Mademoiselle Delvair de la Comedie Francaise,", it was created and printed in 1901, pencil signed lower left border. The image measures 18X11 1/2 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper. This image appears in the Tabanelli catalog as image no. 73. It also appeared in the Holme's book, Modern Etching and Engraving, published 1902.
This is an original pen and ink signed etching by British Marine artist Arthur Briscoe. It is titled: "Abandoned" It was created and printed in 1930 in an edition of 75, this one is numbered as 29. The image measures 8 7/8X15 7/8 inches. An unusual image from the artist's time on the ship "Alastor." The desolation of the abandoned whaler with two bears displaying some curiosity of this intruder in the icy landscape. Briscoe at his best showing nearly whiteout conditions in the sea and sky.
Etching,image size 7 3/4 X 8 inches, 1918, edition of 100, Hardie 152, artist blindstamp, pencil signed.
This 1930 etching of "Anais", the artist's first wife, measures 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches and is pencil signed on the l.r., framed, Fletcher cat: 67, in an edition of 111. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, he was enrolled in the Royal Academy Schools. A scholarship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the great masters, Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him. A self-taught etcher who became one of the best portrait etchers in art history being elected into the Royal Society of Painter - Etchers and Engravers in 1921.
This is an original etching by British artist Edmund Blampied. The title is: "The Vraic Season (No 1)" , it was created and printed in 1936 in an edition of 125 for the American College Society of Print Collectors. The image measures 12X14 1/4 inches. Very fine condition, hand signed in ink. Vraic is seaweed that was harvested on the Channel Islands and used for potato fields. The usual method was gathering it up with horse drawn carts. A rich impression.
This is an original drypoint etching by German Expressionist artist Lovis Corinth (1858-1925) The title of this work is: "Alter Mann" (the old man) It was created and printed in 1916. The image measures 6 5/8X4 3/4 inches. Signed in pencil in the lower border.Printed on a light weight laid type paper, very nice condition.
This is an original color aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe (1872-1936) The title is: "Petit Miroir", it was created and printed in 1907 in an edition of 100. The image measures 10 1/2X8 3/8 inches.Printed on a watermarked, laid type paper with deckled edge. A rich impression, fine use of drypoint with some hand coloring.
signed in pencil by the artist lower right.. This image appears in the Merrill Chase catalog as image number 69. A fine impression, previously sold by Merrill Chase in Chicago.. Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and the Ecole des Beaux Artes in Paris.
With his hand application of color no two images look exactly the same, a very painterly technique.
This is an original color wood block print by French artist Paul Jacoulet (1902-1960) The title is: "Souvenirs d"Autrefois. Japon", Memories of the Past. Japan.. This image was created and printed in July 1941. It was printed in fewer than 300 impressions. The image measures 15 5/8X11 7/8 inches. It is pencil signed by the artist and has the Sparrow seal. Jacoulet was a French artist who lived in Toyko Japan and created a series of Asian inspired images through the traditional methods of modern Japanese woodblock printing.
This is a very fine original etching of a hardworking woman carrying water by German artist Lesser Ury. The image size is 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 inches, 1923, pencil signed. Ury was a German Jewish artist known for his impressionistic paintings and etchings. He was best known for his scenes of Paris as well as a series of etching depicting the Dutch countryside and people.
Etching, image size 8 1/2 x 7 inches, subsequent to Hardie, artist's blindstamp, pencil signed.
This 1921 original etching by the British artist, Ernest Lumsden, measures 14 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches, pencil signed, dated in the plate, 1921. Rotherhithe, meaning "a mariner's haven", in southeast London, was the first place that docks were constructed for the convenience of the Londoners.
This is a beautiful color etching and aquatint by Austrian artist Luigi Kasimir. The title is "Vienna Opera House". It was created and printed in 1922. It is dated in the plate, "October 1922". The image is large measuring 18 1/2X15 3/4 inches. Very nice condition, a rich impression.
This is an original hand signed drypoint etching by British artist Sir William Russell Flint. The title of this work is "A Rendez-Vous,Vincenzia". It was created and printed in 1929 in an edition of 75. The image measures 9 1/2X6 5/8 inches, printed on a watermarked laid type paper, signed in brown in and editioned as "VI " in the lower left border.
This image appears in the Wright catalog as image number 19.
This is an original drypoint etching by Scottish artist David .Y. Cameron. It is titled: " Monzie" with a view of Monzie castle. This image measures 9 3/4X13 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper with a unicorn watermark. Hand signed in pencil lower right border. Very rich impression. Fine use of drypoint in the foreground shadow area.
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