Etching, image size 9 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches on 13 1/2 x 19 1/4 inch japan paper, plate signed and dated l.l. "Stephen Parrish 1883". Pencil signed in the lower right.
This is an extremely large hand colored engraving by William Overend Geller, after the painting by Baron Jolly. This engraving is titled: "Franklin at the Court of France, 1778". It was published in Philadelphia in 1853. The image measures 27 1/2X 37 3/4 inches on a sheet size of 31 1/2X40 inches. This engraving was originally sold with the edition of hand coloring in watercolor. The colors are very rich, the sheet is linen backed but in very good condition. Sold unframed.
Etching, image size: 5 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, 1881, #52, Cat. Schneider, edition of 38, pencil signed lower right
This a very fine original etching by American artist Charles Adams Platt, image size 8 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches, 1885, cat: Rice-62, signed and dated in the plate, pencil signed. A richly inked impression with beautiful plate tone, printed on a cream colored Japan type paper with ample margins. 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.
This 1887 etching by the Irish American artist, Thomas Hovenden, measures 19 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches, pencil signed, remarque on l.l. of shaving mug with brush, copyright info on l.c. Thomas Hovenden was born in Cork, Ireland, studying at the Cork School of Design before emigrating to the US at age 23, enrolling at the National Academy of Design in NYC and working as an illustrator for Harper's magazine. He went on to study in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts under Alexander Cabanel before settling back in the US in the Pennsylvania area. Known for his portrayal of African-Americans going about everyday life, during a time when they were treated less than fairly. His wife's family were abolitionists and his studio was previously used as a stop for the underground railroad.
Engraving by J.A.J. Wilcox after the painting by Thomas Waterman Wood, image size 24 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches, 1882, early proof before letters, published by Klackner, New York, pencil signed by both the painter and the engraver; "T. W. Wood" l.l, "J.A.J. Wilcox" l.r.
Rare print with remarque from 1883, plate signed in the lower left. Catalog: Schneider 78. Edition of 30 with remarque. Plate measures 9 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches on 15 x 22 inch wove type paper. This is an atmospheric print with lovely plate tone.
Etching, image size 12 7/8 x 18 7/8 inches, plate signed
Etching, image size 11 1/8 x 15 7/8 inches, plate signed, inscribed "etched by Mielatz"
Etching, image size 5 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches, 1882, plate signed l.l. "S Parrish" and "68" l.r., pencil signed l.r. "Stephen Parrish". This etching was made by Parrish after his painting, "A Fishing Hamlet, Bay of Fundy--Evening, which was shown at the National Academy of Design in March 1882.
Etching, image size 11 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches, 1884, cat: Wright-72, plate signed, l.r. Published in "Selected Etchings by American Artists", Philadelphia, 1884.
Etching, image size: 8 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, 1884, second state, cat. Schneider-104, pencil signed lower right.
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