19th Century American Prints

19th Century American Artists

1887, 19 x 23 1/2 inches, pencil signed, framed


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.


Etching, image size 11 3/4 x 15 7/8 inches, pencil signed


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.


Drypoint from 1885. Catalog: Rice 70. An etching of the covered bridge with the Statehouse in the distance. Plate measures 11 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches on 19 1/2 x 25 1/4 inch handmade Japan paper. Pencil signed in the lower right, plate signed, titled, and dated in the lower left. This print has good plate toning and a rich drypoint burr. C. A. Platt was born in New York and studied art at the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League and the Academie Julian. He was a very successful painter and etcher, known for his delicately rendered New England landscapes and harbor scenes. He was also a very talented architect and a member of the Saint-Gaudens Art Colony in Cornish, NH.


Etching, image size 20 x 9 inches, 1887, remarque lower left, pencil signed lower right, published by Klackner, New York


Etching, image size 11 1/2 x 18 1/4 inches, 1889, pencil signed, published by Wunderlick, New York.


This is a fine hand signed etching by American Artist Stephen Parrish. The title of this work is "Evening, Gloucester, 1883". The image measures 8 5/8X14 inches. This image appears in the Schneider catalog as image number 77. "To the right of the mast is the tower of the 1869 City Hall, still standing, Next to the right is the sharply pointed spire of the Baptist church, now gone. At the far right are the buildings of the Rocky Neck Marine Railways." Fine use of plate tone in the sky and sea.


This is a fine orignal etching by American artist Stephen Parrish.  The title is: Gloucester Ferry, this etching was created and printed in  1881.  The image is pencil signed lower right border, the image measures 9 3/8X14 5/8 inches.  This image appears in the Schneider catalog as image number 47.  Nice use of plate tone in the sea and sky.  


This is an original etching by American artist Stephen J Ferris.  Titled: Dreamland it was created and printed in 1883, published by Klackner in New York.  This image was done after the painting by Charles D. Weldon.  One of the finest examples of reproductive etching from the 19th century.  The image measures 16X25 1/2 inches on a sheet size of 21X30 inches.  Hand signed by both the etcher and the painter in the bottom border.  A fine remarque of a lady lower border.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  This large etching is in beautiful condition.


This is a fine original wood engraving after Homer, published in Harpers Weekly in September 20, 1873.  This is a wood engraving with the original Harpers written story on the back of the sheet.  This is perhaps the best known of the large double paged images that were ever done for Harpers.  The image measures 13 9/16X 20 5/8 inches on a total sheet size of 15 15/16X21 7/8 inches.  Very nice condition, museum  matted and framed.  The title Snap the Whip, after the painting by Winslow Homer.  This image was engraved by W. H. Lagarde.,.


Pub. Lindsay, 1889, 19 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches, pencil signed


This is a very fine original etching by Stephen Parrish, published by Keppel in 1881. The image size is 12 x 19 inches, cat: Schneider-49, plate signed and titled, pencil signed. According to Schneider, this atmospheric image of the Massachusetts shore was one of Parrish's most popular etchings. This print features a very richly inked impression with beautiful plate tone, printed on a medium weight wove type paper with ample margins.


Lithograph, 1875, image size: 7 1/2 x 7 7/16 inches, initialed in plate


This is an atmospheric scene of a ship coming into port, pulled by a tugboat; it is rendered with remarkabley delicate lines and a rich yet quite subtle tonal range, giving a strong sense of a soft morning fog over calm waters. The canvas sails of the ship beautifully contrast with the steam of the tug as is dissipates into the misty air. The image measures 19 x 23 inches, published in 1887, pencil signed on the lower right margin. "Copyright R. Cleveland Coxe, 1887, NY" is printed on the lower center, with a remarque of an anchor in the lower left margin. Framed. Coxe studied at the National Academy before going to Paris to study with Leon Bonnat. A painter and etcher, Coxe best works were of seascapes of the New England Coast.