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 mezzotint engraving by Dutch artist Jacob Gole (1660-1737) This image, The Drawing Lesson was created after the painting by Godfrey Schalcken. This image identified in the lower border has an image size of 9 3/4X7 7/8 inches. Printed on an early laid type paper, some foxing but overall very fine condition. It has a collectors seal in the lower border, "H de t stat".
This is a fine original drypoint etching by British artist Francis Dodd. It is a portrait of the artist Charles Cundall R.A. It was created and printed in 1926, hand signed in pencil lower border. The image measure 18X12 inches. Nicely framed with archival materials. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.
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.
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.
This is an original handsigned woodblock print by Latvian-American artist Isac Friedlander. This work is titled: "Ghetto", it was created and printed in 1942. It is a very scarce image by this artist. It was created and printed in 1942. The image measures 9 3/4X10 7/8 inches. pencil signed titled and dated in the lower margin. This image was printed in an edition of only 26 signed proofs.. Isac Friedlander was born in 1890 in Mitau, Latvia. Those were difficult days for a captive people under the czarist yoke, but it was not long before young Isac’s assertive spirit emerged. At sixteen he was arrested and condemned to death, along with several of his classmates, for protesting compulsory uniforms and weekend curfews. His classmates were shot but his sentence was commuted to life imprisonment.
Fortunately, Friedlander’s skills in drawing and the portraits he did of his prison guards and their children came to the attention of a local functionary, who took an interest in him. In four years he was released. The war years of the 1940’s found him deeply troubled in spirit by the reports of sufferings and persecution of his people throughout Nazi-dominated Europe. Having experienced first hand in his youth the depth of man’s inhumanity to his fellow man, he now produced his heart-rending and powerful prints of the holocaust.
Friedlander’s woodcuts, wood engravings, and etchings are powerful expressions of the human condition. Death took him in 1968, but not before his spirit found renewed expression in his masterful prints of life among America’s urban blacks as the winds of social change were gathering to redress the wrongs of generations.
This is a finely detailed wood engraving by American artist Hendrik Glintenkamp (1887-1946) The title is: Manhattan construction, Radio City, N.Y. It was created and printed in 1932, and is numbered 25/100. Hand signed in pencil lower border and also on the back of the sheet. Very fine condition.
This is a quite rare original lithograph by American artist Leonard Baskin. It was created between 1973-1974 in the Boston Studio in collaboration with lithographer Herb Fox. This image is not in the Fern O'Sullivan catalog. The image measures 11X10 inches. This lithograph is hand signed in pencil, inscribed as A.P. lower left and has the Herb Fox blind stamp in the lower margin. Beautifully framed with archival materials.
This is one of the finest examples of the color woodblock print created by American artist Helen Hyde. The title is: Going to the Fair. This image was created and printed in 1910. The image, quite large measures 7 3/4X19 inches. Hand signed in pencil and also copyright 1910. Very nice condition, rich coloration. Printed on a thin Japan type paper. Helen Hyde moved to Japan in 1889. In Japan, Helen Hyde learned the Japanese woodblock printing techniques from masters such as Emil Orlik, a European living in Japan. Hyde resided in Japan from 1903 through 1913 and refined color woodblock printing to a fine art. During this time, Hyde also traveled extensively to China, India, and Mexico.
This is an original etching with aquatint by American artist Doel Reed. The title is: Evening Music, it was created and printed in 1946 in an edition of 100. It was sold through Associated American Artists in New York. The image measures 15 5/8X11 1/8 inches. Hand signed in pencil lower border. This image appears in the Cohen catalog as image number 62.
This is a fine original lithograph by American artist Ivan Albright, The title is:" Fleeting Time Thou Hast Left Me Old" This lithograph was created and printed in 1945 in an edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists in New York. The image measures 13 3/4X9 5/8 inches. Hand signed and titled in pencil in the lower border.
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.
Etching, plate size: 15 5/8 x 23 5/8 inches, image size: 13 3/8 x 21 5/8 inches, 1887-1888, cat. Schneider-133, remarque lower left, inscribed lower right: "Selected for Mr. E. Q. Kennedy", printed by H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, on parchment, pencil signed lower right.
This is an original linoleum engraving by American artist Albert Abramovitz (1879-1963) The title is: Song of Iron, created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 25l. This pencil signed and titled image measures 14X11 1/8 inches. Fine condition, printed on a buff toned wove type paper. "
Three blacksmiths work as a team to forge a sickle on an anvil. The man to the left secures the iron on the anvil while the middle figure gets ready to strike the blade. The third man, on the right, readies his hammer to strike when the other is finished.
The sickle was a symbol of solidarity between the peasantry and the working class during the Russian Revolution,
This is a fine original etching by French artist James Tissot. The title is: Reverie, it was created and printed in 1880 in an edition of 100. The image measures 9X 4 7/16 inches. The image is plate signed and dated upper right corner of the image, printed on a medium weight laid type paper. A very rich impression, nicely framed. This image appears in the Wentworth catalog as image number 52.
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