Recent Acquisitions

This is an original pencil signed lithograph by American artist Stow Wengenroth.  The title is: Along the Canal, Lambertville, N.J.  This lithograph was created and printed in 1949 in an edition of 50.  The image measures 7 7/8X13 3/8 inches.  This imge appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 181.

$375.00

This is an original Silver gelatin  photograph by American photographer, Ken Spector.  The title of this image is: "My model Linda", it was created and printed in 1982.  The image measures 18X14 inches.  Signed at the bottom of the sheet by the artist.  

$475.00

This is an original Silver gelatin print photograph by American artist Kenneth Spector.  The title is: Tuba Head.  This photograph was created and printed in 1990.  The image measures 13 1/2X10 1/2 inches, signed below the image on the mount.

$375.00

This is an original Silver gelatin print photograph by American artist Kenneth Spector.  The title is:

Waterfall, Chesterfield Gorge, New Hampshire.  This image was created and printed in 1988.  The image measures 13 1/2X10 1/2 inches.  Signed and dated.

$325.00

This is an original silver gelatin photograph by American photographer Kenneth Spector.  The title is Art Deco Interior, Key West,FL.  This image was created and printed in 1984.  The image measures 8 3/4X8 3/4 inches on a sheet size of 14X11 inches.  Sepia toned.

$325.00

This is an original silver gelatin photograph by American photographer Kenneth Spector.  The title is  Ossi with Bassoon.  This image measures 71/4 X 5 3/4 on a sheet size of 10X8 inches.  Hand signed and dated lower border, 1990.

 

$325.00

This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Vaughn Trowbridge (1896-1945).  This view of the Brooklyn Bridge was created and printed circa 1930's.  The image measures 9 1/2X6 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.

$325.00

This is an original wood engraving by American artist and illustrator Fritz Eichenberg.  This image of an old hermit surrounded by the forest critters.  This wood engraving is pencil signed, dated 1945 and inscribed to one of his friends in the lower border.  The image measures 8 7/8X7 inches.  Printed on a thin Japan type paper.

$325.00

This is an original etching by American artist Kerr Eby.  The title is "Rye Marshes", this etching was created and printed in 1929 in an edition of 90.  This etching is hand signed in pencil by the artist and has his "imp" after his name meaning that he personally printed this proof.  The image measures 6 7/8X13 3/4 inches.  This etching appears in the Giardina catalog as image number 141

$275.00

This is an original etching by American artist Kerr Eby.  The title: "Salt Marshes" was created and printed in 1930 in an edition of 90.  This etching is pencil signed by the artist and has the "imp" after his name meaning that he printed this proof himself.  The image measures 9 5/8X13 3/8 inches.  This image of Connecticut appears in the Giardina catalog as image number 156.

$295.00

This is an early 20th century landscape painting, oil on canvas titled: "The Oak", it was created circa 1920-30's.  It is signed lower left corner with the initials A. F. and also initialed and titled on the back of the canvas.  The painting itself measures 18X24 inches.  A fine impressionistic view of a woodland scene with a figure in the background.  Very good condition, the artist is a mystery.  This might possibly be the work of Alexis J. Fournier...

$1850.00

This is an original copper engraving by British artist William Hogarth.  The title of this work is: The Times, Plate II. Created in 1762, this engraving is thought to have been brought by the artist's wife to Boydell of London for publication in 1790. This is the forth state of four.  The image measures 9 1/8X11 7/8 inches, the overall sheet size is: 12 1/2X16 1/4 inches.  This image was printed on an early laid type paper.  Very nice condition but does have some unobtrusive foxing marks, mostly in the border area. 

(information on both plates, I and II...) 

 

"This pair of engravings have a complicated publishing history. Plate ‘b’ was unfinished at Hogarth’s death and it is unclear whether this first proof state was published by Mrs Hogarth late in life or as the first of the sequence of later states by Boydell after 1790. To further complicate the issue, the contemporary collector George Stevens (1736-1800) has written on his copy of this state that it was ‘taken during the life time of Hogarth’, but it was not until June 1781 that he (according to Malone’s letter to Lord Charlemont) ‘ransacked Mrs. Hogarth's house for obsolete and unfinished plates’, so perhaps the inscription may be taken with a pinch of salt. (sic) With The Times Plate I Hogarth took a decisive political, and at this time unpopular position to support the peace movement against the Seven Years' War (also called the French Indian War) spearheaded by King George III and his chief advisor, Lord Bute. Bute's opponent and leader of the Commons, William Pitt, supported the interests of the war and the economic profit derived from the colonial exploitations it permitted. In this first state Henry VIII (Pitt in later states) marches on stilts to fan the fires of war which the Union Officer of the King is trying to extinguish with a fire engine. William Beckford, the Lord Mayor and Pitt follower, who made a fortune through tobacco and sugar plantations in Jamaica, appears in the doorway on the left and points to a signboard advertising a naked Indian that reads 'Alive from America.' In the foreground women die of starvation in the street and a drunken fiddler plays his violin. Plate II of The Times depicts a more peaceful and prosperous Britain. Plants are nourished by water spouting from the monument of George III, with the elegant Lord Bute as the chief gardener of the State, controlling access to the King. A gigantic palette dangling from the facade of a newly-erected public building indicates that under the reign of the young King art flourishes. 'Ms Fanny' (a reference to the Cock Lane Ghost) and 'Wilkes', a fervent opponent of the King and Bute, appear in the pillory, while to the left those few members of Parliament who are still awake, including Pitt with bandaged legs, shoot at the dove of peace in the sky."

$375.00

This is an original copper plate engraving by British artist William Hogarth.  The title is: The Times, Plate 1. It was created and printed on September 7, 1762.  This is a period printing done on early laid type paper.  It was "Published as the Act Directs.".  Signed and titled lower border. The image measures 8 5/8X11 5/8 inches, on a sheet size of 11 7/8X16 1/4 inches.   A rich impression in good shap apart from some unobtrusive foxing marks and a minor crease in the lower border.

(information on both plates, I and II...) 

"This pair of engravings have a complicated publishing history. The contemporary collector George Stevens (1736-1800) wrote on his copy of this state that it was ‘taken during the life time of Hogarth’, but it was not until June 1781 that he (according to Malone’s letter to Lord Charlemont) ‘ransacked Mrs. Hogarth's house for obsolete and unfinished plates’, so perhaps the inscription may be taken with a pinch of salt.(sic)

With The Times Plate I Hogarth took a decisive political, and at this time unpopular position to support the peace movement against the Seven Years' War (also called the French Indian War) spearheaded by King George III and his chief advisor, Lord Bute. Bute's opponent and leader of the Commons, William Pitt, supported the interests of the war and the economic profit derived from the colonial exploitations it permitted. In this first state Henry VIII (Pitt in later states) marches on stilts to fan the fires of war which the Union Officer of the King is trying to extinguish with a fire engine. William Beckford, the Lord Mayor and Pitt follower, who made a fortune through tobacco and sugar plantations in Jamaica, appears in the doorway on the left and points to a signboard advertising a naked Indian that reads 'Alive from America.' In the foreground women die of starvation in the street and a drunken fiddler plays his violin. Plate II of The Times depicts a more peaceful and prosperous Britain. Plants are nourished by water spouting from the monument of George III, with the elegant Lord Bute as the chief gardener of the State, controlling access to the King. A gigantic palette dangling from the facade of a newly-erected public building indicates that under the reign of the young King art flourishes. 'Ms Fanny' (a reference to the Cock Lane Ghost) and 'Wilkes', a fervent opponent of the King and Bute, appear in the pillory, while to the left those few members of Parliament who are still awake, including Pitt with bandaged legs, shoot at the dove of peace in the sky."

$375.00

This is an original color lithograph by American artist Jean Charlot.  The title of this work is Tondo I. It was created and printed in 1933.  The image measures 6X6 inches.  Hand signed in blue pencil lower border.  This work is framed.

$325.00

This is an original drypoint etching by French artist Alphonse Legros (1837-1911)  The title of this work is Lisiere de Bois. Created circa 1880, this etching measures an image of 4 3/4X7 3/4 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower border.

$325.00