This is an original drypoint etching by British artist Edmund Blampied. The title is: "The Butterfly", it was created and printed in 1928 and is editioned as 25/100. The image measures 9 5/8X7 7/8 inches, pencil signed lower right and printed on a cream laid type paper with the F.J. Head watermark. Very fine condition, this is one of Blampied's most impressive images. It appears in the Appleby catalog as image number 133.
This is an original etching by New England artist Phillip Little. This view of sailboats at sunset was created and printed in 1915 in an edition of 25. This one is numbered as 1. It is pencil signed and dated, printed on a thin japan type paper. The image measures 9 3/4X8 inches.
This is an original Ex Libris book plate, pencil signed by Jozef Menyhart, circa 1960. This surrealist wood engraving has an image size of 3 1/4X2 3/4 inches.
This is an original Ex-Libris book plate, pencil signed by Austrian artist Maria Ressel (1877-1945) This whimsical image circa 1920, measures 4X2 3/8 inches.
This is an original engraving by British printmaker Stanley Anderson (1884-1966) The title of this work is: "Sheep Shearing" it was created and printed in 1941 in an edition of 350. The image measures 7 1/2X5 7/8 inches. This image was the presentation print for the Chicago Society of Etchers.
This is an original etching by American artist John Bostwick (1860-1947) The title of this work is: "A Brilliant Sunset". It was created and printed in 1882. The image measures 5 1/4X11 1/4 inches. The setting of this scene is: "The Large building of the Clark Insulate Electric Wire Company, Bristol, Pa" the work is unsigned as published.
This is an original etching by American artist Edith Loring Peirce Getchell (1855-1940) The title of this work is: "The Overflow", Ulster County New York. The image is plate signed lower left corner. It was created and printed in 1882. The image measures 8X13 3/4 inches. Nice use of plate tone in the sky and land.
This is a rare original etching by Emily Moran, The title is: "Long Beach, York Harbor Maine", it was created and printed in 1882. The image measures 7 1/4X12 inches. (Emily is the wife of artist Peter Moran) "The view depicted represents a scene at Long Beach, York Harbor, Maine, a distance of 12 miles by stage from Portsmouth N.H." Fine use of platetone on the sky area, Printed on a medium weight laid type paper with a partial watermark.
This is an original etching by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden. The title of this etching is: Penton Hook, Sur La Tamise, it was created in 1864. The image measures 6X9 1/2 inches. It appears in the Schneiderman catalog as image number 65. This image appears to be the 5th state of 5 although it appears to be written 1st state in pencil lower left border. This etching is pencil signed by the artist and shows nice plate tone in the sky and water.
"Penton Hook Lock is the sixth lowest lock of forty four on the non-tidal reaches of the River Thames in England. It faces an island which was until its construction a pronounced meander (a hook) and is on the site of its seasonal cutoff. It is against the left bank marking the church parish medieval border of Laleham and Staines upon Thames in Surrey for many centuries. Until 1965 their county was Middlesex. At 266 ft (81 m) it is the third longest lock on the river."
Whistler who was Haden's brother in law worked together creating many etchings from nature in the 1860's. Is is possible that the figure on the right side of this composition is in fact Whistler? It looks to be a man sketching. A few years later Haden and Whistler had a falling out and so never would create art together again.
This is an original floral Rookwood vase hand painted by Japanese artist Kataro Shirayamadani. The vase was created in 1900. It has the Rookwood stamp on the bottom and the signature of Shirayamadani. The vase measures 13 inches tall and 9 inches in diameter. Probably the most recognized name in Rookwood Pottery history is Kataro (Sherry) Shirayamadani who was born in 1865. He started decorating pottery at Rookwood in 1887 and except for a couple of short periods of time, worked at the pottery until near his death in 1948. While all of Kataro’s work is highly sought after by collectors. This vase is in flawless condition.
This is a pair of fine wood engraving by Czech artist and member of the anti Nazi resistance fighters in WWII Jaroslav Dobrovolsky (1895-1942) Both of these wood engravings are hand signed in pencil and also stamped on the back with the artists name. The color image measures a sheet size of 6 1/2X4 inches, dated 1932. The other image measures 4 1/2X2 3/4 inches.
Dobrovolsky was a well known print maker and book illustrator in the Czech republic. He was captured by the Nazi's and died in the Mauthausen concentration camp in 1942. Both images are in very good condition and sold as a pair for the one price.
This is a pair of fine wood engraving by Czech artist and member of the anti Nazi resistance fighters in WWII Jaroslav Dobrovolsky (1895-1942) Both of these wood engravings are hand signed in pencil and also stamped on the back with the artists name and date these were printed. The rectangular image measures 4 7/8X2 3/4. It was created and printed in 1930. The square image measures 4X4 inches and was created and printed in 1929. Dobrovolsky was a well known print maker and book illustrator in the Czech republic. He was captured by the Nazi's and died in the Mauthausen concentration camp in 1942. Both images are in very good condition and sold as a pair for the one price.
This is a rare artists proof of the Leonard Baskin series: "The Seven Deadly Sins". This series was created and printed in 1958. It was published in an edition of 300. Usually these images were printed separately as single images on a sheet with text under it. This is one sheet with all 7 wood engravings as shown. The sheet size here is 17 1/2X16 1/2 inches. Printed on a hand made Japan type paper. Signed in pencil below the images. Very nice condition.
This is an original lithograph by American artist John S. deMartelly.(1903-1980) This image is titled: "Two Old Toms", it was created and printed in 1939 in an edition of 250. The image measures 11 1/4X8 inches. It appears in the deMartelly as Zink 64. This was originally sold through Associated American artists in New York.
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