This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Stephen Parrish. This etching titled: "Gloucester Harbor", also known as "Rainy Day Gloucester", was created and printed in 1882. It is a rare work, one of the few that Parrish did after another artists composition. This was after the painting by W.M. Hunt. Hunt's initials are etched into the plate lower left. The image measures 13 1/8X19 3/4 inches. Printed on a simulated parchment wove type paper, laid onto a thicker sheet. This is an early signed proof but done without the sailboat remarque . This etching appears in the Schneider catalog as image number 74. From the artists catalog, "June 1882, From the head of the harbor,looking south, In the right foreground, an old black hulk" beyond wharves and shipping and part of the town....In mid distance Five Pound Island."
This is a very fine etching by Stephen Parrish after a painting by Henry Ward Ranger. The image size is 18 x 23 3/4 inches, published by Klackner in 1887, cat: Schneider-124, with a remarque in the lower center margin, pencil signed by both Parrish and Ranger. In her description of this etching, Schneider writes that "there is a good match between the sensibilities of the painter, Henry Ward Ranger (1858-1916), and the printmaker, Parrish, so the result is a masterful etching."
A richly inked etching from 1879. Pencil signed in the lower left. Andrew Danube set #18. Plate monogrammed in the lower right, plate titled and dated in the lower left. Image measures 6 x 10 3/4 inches, plate measures 6 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches on 11 1/2 x 17 1/4 inch wove paper. Andrew Danube set #18. Bacher began etching in Cleveland in 1876 and continued his art in Munich, Paris and Venice.
This is an original etching by American artist Stephen Parrish. The title of this work is: "Gloucester Ferry, 1881", it was created and printed in 1881, this is the larger plate. It was recreated in a smaller version a year later. The image measures 9 3/8X14 5/8 inches. It is pencil signed lower right border and plate signed l.l. and titled l.r. image with the Stephen Parrish number 47, meaning this was his 47th etching that he created. "To the right, a schooner lies at anchor. Beyond, a foot bridge leads down to a small dock, on which are two figures" (Rona Schneider)
Pub. Lindsay, 1889, 19 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches, pencil signed
This is an original etching by American artist Charles Adams Platt. This harbor scene was created after a painting by Henry Ward Ranger. We are uncertain as to where this scene originates. The image measures 16X21 inches. It is signed in pencil by both Platt and Ranger. This was published byRadtke, Lauckner and Co in 1888. It has a remarque in the lower border of two fishing boats at the dock. Possibly a view of the Weeping Tower in Amsterdam.
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.
Etching, image size 10 3/4 x 18 3/8 inches, 1885, cat: Rice-71, pencil signed. 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 was also a very talented architect. He was close friends with fellow New England etcher Stephen Parrish and was a member of Saint-Gaudens' Cornish Art Colony.
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 original etching by American artist Otto Bacher. It was created after the painting by Henry Ward Ranger. Its is pencil signed by both men. it has the copyright of "Published by Fishel Adler & Schwartz NY" and dated 1888. This etching is quite large with an image area measuring 18X23 1/2 inches. We have been unable to find the exact title of this piece. Obviously done in Italy. Printed on a semi parchment, wide borders all around. some handling creases in the borders. A fine detailed impression.
Etching, image size 8 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches, 1884, plate signed l.l. "Smillie Sep '83.Op.30." and inscribed in the plate l.r. "My Colored Neighbor's Hen Yard, etched from Nature, Montrose, Penna.", pencil signed l.r. "James D. Smillie, April 1884".
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
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