Etching from his Venice series of etchings. Done in 1925. Number 21 out of the edition of 80, This etching appears in the Hardie catalog as image number 250. The image measures 7 1/8 x 15 3/4 inches. J Whatman watermark laid-type paper. Collector's annotations in pencil at the lower edge of the sheet.
This is an original etching by American artist James McNeill Whistler. The title is: La Vieille aux Loques, part of his "French Set series" created in 1858. The image measures 8 1/8X5 3/4 inches. Signed Whistler mid right side of the image, platesigned. Printed on an early laid type sheet. This image appears in the Kennedy catalog as image number 21. The 4th state of 4 before the cancellation of the plate.
This is a fine original mezzotint by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden. This image is "Grayling Fishing" created and printed in 1897. This etching, pencil signed lower right measures 7 1/2X11 3/4inches. This is the second state of five. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper. The image appears in the Schneiderman catalog as image number 227. A fine rich impression. Haden was an avid fisherman, this was one of his subjects, the famous fishing streams in the United Kingdom. Which included On the Test, The Compleat Angler and Fishermen on the Thames.
This is an incredible rare impression of the well known Panama Canal etching, The Guard Gate, Gatun Lock. It was created and printed in 1912. Both etching and drypoint, with a rich burr in the shadow areas. Pencil signed and annotated "imp" meaning that he printed this impression on his own press. It is printed on a blue toned laid type paper, Very fine condition, richly printed. The image measures 12 1/2X9 1/2 inches. It appears in the Pennell catalog as Wuerth number 627. The edition is about 60 impressions.
This is an original pencil signed etching by British artist Augustus John (1878-1961) This etching is titled: Rambling By the Lake, it was created and printed in 1909 this impression is numbered as 23/50. The image measures 7X5 inches, printed on an antique watermarked laid type paper. In the lower border its annotated Plate no. 116 and then titled and editioned. Very nice condition.
Lithograph, image size 18 x 13 inches, edition of 30, 1945, print signed, dated, edition number, and title in pencil. Plate signed "BS" l.r. Fine & Looney 246. Spruance studied in Paris after winning the coveted Cresson Scholarship in 1928 while attending college at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. He studied with Edmond and Jaques Desjobert in Paris before returning to the US and continuing his nearly forty year career as a printmaker.
This is a fine original mezzotint by well known printmaker Reynold Weidenaar (1915-1985) This large image of the artist with his engraving tools measures 16 3/4X12 7/8 inches. Hand signed in pencil in very fine condition. Reynold Weidenaar was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1915. He studied at the Kendall School of Design and at the Kansas City Art Institute with Jackson Lee Nesbitt from 1938 to 1940. In 1944, Weidenaar received a Guggenheim Fellowship. In the back ground of this portrait is the Mexican imagery that appears in many of his earlier mezzotint work.
This is a fine original etching and aquatint by American artist Gottlob L. Briem. This rare image is titled Empire State Building, N.Y.C. It was created and printed circa 1930. It is pencil signed and inscribed "to Elmerine (Finn) a Vermont artist with best wishes". The image measures 14X9 inches, printed on a medium weight wove type paper.
This is an early original lithograph by American artist Stow Wengenroth. The title is: Sea's Strange Calm, Eastport, Maine. It was created and printed in 1931 in an edition of 54 impressions. This proof is hand signed in pencil lower right border. The image measures 7 1/4X12 7/8 inches. It appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 10. The scene is Campobello Island in the distance, seen from Eastport, Maine, Across Passaquoddy Bay. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper with "France" watermark.
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.
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.
This is a gorgeous original lithograph of ancient Greek ruins by Joseph Pennell, from his series "In the Land of Temples", based on his travels through Greece and Italy. The image size is 16 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches, published in 1913 in a very small edition of 50, printed on a watermarked wove type paper, pencil signed. In his book "In the Land of Temples", Pennell writes of this print "Swept away is everything, mysteries and all— all that remains is the great pavement on which stand the stumps of columns; yet I doubt if it was finer ever. And the long drive out over the sacred way, the long, quiet day; and the long drive back, with the Acropolis growing more and more majestic in the twilight, were perfect."
Lithograph, image size 9 1/4 x 12 1/8 inches, 1940, AAA edition, cat. Zink-56, pencil signed
This is a very rare original etching by French artist Charles Emile Jacque. The title of this work is: "The Large Sheepfold (La Grande Bergerie)" It was created and printed in 1859 with an image that measures 15 1/4X20 7/8 inches. One of his largest etchings. This is the second of two states with the edition of 129. This image is made up of etching and drypoint and according to the catalog there is also some burin work in the image. Printed on a wove type paper, this etching was originally sold by Kennedy gallery in New York. There was a partial label on the back. This etching is pencil signed lower right, "Ch Jacque".....
This is an original wood block print by American artist Werner Drewes. It is a self portrait of the artist created and printed in 1971. It is editioned as 22/40. The image measures 18 1/2X11 1/2 inches. Pencil signed by the artist, printed on a medium weight japan type paper.
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