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 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 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 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 and dry point, image size 8 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches, 1906, cat. Schiefler- 55, pencil signed.
This is an original pencil signed etching by British artist Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe (1901-1979) The title is: "The Wheatfield", created circa 1940, the image measures 6 1/4X11 inches, editioned as 15/75. Printed on a lightweight laid type paper. Nice use of plate tone in the sky, a fine impression of this rare image.
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 beautiful 1907 etching with drypoint of "Inventory Day" by August-Louis Lepere measures 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, in an edition of about 166, Saunier cat: 344, illlustrated in "Etchers and Etchings", Joseph Pennell, 1929, p. 199. Dated and signed in the plate and pencil signed, l.r., framed. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.
William Russell Flint etching titled: "Celinda's Precaution", this etching was created and printed in 1930 and is editioned as 60/75. The etching is hand signed in pen and ink lower border, and printed on an antique wove type paper, identifuied as "Weatherley, 1829" The image mesasures 7 1/4X4 3/4 inches.
Color etching and aquatint on Japan paper, signed in pencil, from an edition of 62. 3rd and final state. Provenance Gerhard Wurzer Gallery. Print measures 6 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches.
Etching, image size 6 7/8 X 4 7/8 inches, 1919, edition of 100, Hardie 169, artist's blindstamp, pencil signed.
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