Prints

This is an original etching by American artist James McNeill Whistler.  The title is: The Adam and Eve Tavern, Old  Chelsea.  This etching is plate signed with the butterfly monogram in the upper left sky.  The image measures 7X11 15/16 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.  This etching was created in 1878.  It is the third state of 3.  A rich impression of this scarce composition.

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This is one of the most impressive etchings by American artist  John Taylor Arms.  This image is titled: In Memoriam, the view of the  North Portal of Chartres Cathedral.  It was from his French Church series.   This etching was created and printed in 1939.  It is from the 2nd state of two.  Printed in an edition of 312.  The image measures 14 5/8X12 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper, Inscribed "to Roger and Belle Worsley", pencil signed and dated and also has a collectors red seal in the lower right corner of the sheet.  This image appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 317

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This is an original etching by James Whistler.  The title is: "Thames Police"  It was created in 1859 as part of his Thames Set series on life on the river.  The image measures 5 15/16X8 7/8 inches.  Printed on a thin laid type paper.  Very richly inked, the Fifth state of Six.  An early rich inking.  Good condition, there is a tear upper right corner of the border, away from the image area.  Enough border for proper presentation.

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This is a fine early etching by British artist Robin Tanner.  The title is: The Gamekeepers Cottage, it was created and printed in  1928 in an edition of 50, this impression is numbered as XXV.  The image measures 6 7/8X8 3/4 inches.  The subject was thought to be  made at Annie Bryant's old cottage in Kington Langley; at Rose Cottage, Corsham, the home of Heather Spackman, his future wife, and at the family house of the Spackmans.  This etching was reprinted in 1982 with some changes made to the design, this is the early original impression, quite rare.  Very fine condition.  Hand signed and dated in pencil.

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This is an original engraving by French artist Jean Emile Laboureur.  This engraving was created and printed in 1920.  One of 6 pencil signed impressions prior to publication in L'Architectures in  an edition of 500 unsigned impressions.  The image measures 11 5/8X8 1/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower left.  Very nicely framed with a linen matting.  This is one of his largest images done in his distinctly cubist style.

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This is a fine color etching by French artist Edgar Chahine (1874-1947)  The title is: La Promenade created and printed in 1902. Hand signed lower border in pencil. This very large etching was printed in an edition of 50 color impressions and 50 in black and white.  The image was created using soft ground , aquatint and drypoint.  The image measures 18X26 inches.  Published by Edmund Sagot, Paris.  The image is in the Tabanelli catalog as imge number.  Considered to be one of the artist's most important prints. Note: This image is the cover illustration for the Bibliotheque Nationale catalog on Chahine.  This etching is framed and in nice condition, the coloring is subtle.

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This is a very fine original drypoint and aquatint color etching by French artist Manuel Robbe.  The title is: Les Baigneuses (The Bathers).  THis image wascreated and printed in 1911, published by Cercle de la Librarie in an ediiton of 200.  This one is number 69.  Printed on a medium weight arches wove type paper, The Librrie blind stamp lower left and hand signed in pencil.  The image measures 15 3/8X22 1/4 inches.  The catalog lists this image as Merrill-Chase 102.  Excellent condition with a small repair in the lower border well away from the image area.

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Drypoint etching, image size 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches, 1906, ed. of 50, cat. Tabanelli-165, pencil signed, framed

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This is an original pencil signed impression of the well known etching, Valkulla by Swedish artist Anders Zorn, 1860-1920.  This impression measures an image area 11 3/4X7 3/4 inches.  Printed on a watermarked, laid type sheet, very wide borders all around, in nice condition, very light even toning to the sheet where the window mat once exposed it to the light, but unobtrusive, this is a very fine and rich impression, printed on a buff toned sheet.   Catalogue Ref. Asplund 251.

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This is a fine original pencil signed etching by American artist John Sloan.  The title is: Fifth Avenue Critics, created and printed in  1905 in an edition of 100.  This image measures 5X7 inches, printed on a medium weight laid type sheet with partial watermark.  Pencil signed, titled and numbered 100 proofs.  This impression was given to Mrs Paul Bartlett of Gloucester in 1916.  This image appears in the Sloan catalog as image number 128.  Very fine condition.

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This is an original pencil signed mezzotint by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden.  The title is: Breaking up of the Agamemnon No. II.  This mezzotint was created in 1880, one of his most popular images, like the earlier etched impression done 10 years earlier in just etched lines.  This image is made up of tone as well as lines in the composition... This subject illustrates  the last of the wooden hulled warships, The Agamemnon,  at the breakers yard .  With the setting sun behind it is truly a romantic view  of the end of an era of tall wooden ships.  The image measures 9 3/4X18 3/8 inches.  Pencil signed lower right border, this is the IX/IX  state.  Printed on a heavy weight wove type paper.  A rich dark impression.  "The Agamemnon in the process of being dismantled is moored to a buoy in the Thames opposite Greenwich...."

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This is an original color aquatint  etching  by French artist Manuel Robbe.  The title of this work is: Nocturne, (ou Le Flirt), The image measures 13 5/8X17 3/8 inches.  It is signed lower left by hand within the image.  This image appears in the Michael catalog as image number 35, created and printed in 1906 in an edition of 100.  Nicely framed with archival materials.

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This is a fine original lithograph on Chine applique by American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi.  The title Before the Act, was created and printed in 1932 in an edition of only 40.  Pencil signed and dated, printed by Grant Arnold, Woodstock.  The image measrues 13 1/4X9 3/4 inches.  Very fine condition.  This image appears in the Davis catalog as image number 54.

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This is an impressionistic original color etching and aquatint by French master of the Belle Epoch, Manuel Robbe (French 1872-1936) The title of this work is:
"Le Bouquet de Violettes", it was created and printed in 1903 in the first edition of only 65 signed proofs. A larger edition was published after the signature was added to the plate. This etching is hand signed in pencil lower right. The image measures 17 1/2X11 3/4 inches. A fine impression, previously sold by Merrill Chase galleries, it appears in the Chase catalog as image number 105. 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.

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This is an original etching and drypoint by American artist James M Whistler.  The title is "The Forge", An interior view of the Blacksmith and his apprentices.  The image printed on a thin Japan type paper has in image size of 7 5/8X12 1/2 inches.  Extensive use of plate tone, a rich impression, This impression is the 6th state of 6 prior to the cancellation of the plate.  It was created in 1861 as part of his series, "The Thames Set"  It appears in the Kennedy catalog as image number 68.  A fine image in very nice condition.

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