This is an original engraving done after the painting by Richard Caton Wodville, "War News from Mexico". This engraving was published by The American Art Union who purchased the original painting in 1849. They commissioned Alfred Jones to make an engraving retitled" Mexican News", This engraving was created and printed in 1849.
"Jones had studied engraving as an apprentice in Albany, New York. After moving to New York City, his talents as an engraver were highly prized by such institutions as the American Art-Union. He also took classes at the National Academy of Design where he was elected a full academician in 1851. In addition to the engraving after Woodville’s painting, Jones engraved works by Asher B. Durand, William Sidney Mount, and others. In his later years, he worked primarily as an engraver of bank notes and postage stamps." This engraving has an image size of: 20 1/2X18 3/8 inches. plus title and margins. Title and Publishers information in the bottom margin.
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.
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.
etching, 1887, 18x14, pencil signed
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."
Lithograph, 1875, image size: 7 1/2 x 7 7/16 inches, initialed in plate
This is the original wood engraving, "Snap the Whip" after the painting by Winslow Homer. This image was from the 1873 printing in Harper's Weekly, this is a rare Double folio size which has the distinctive fold in the center of the image., and a ghost of the type setting from the back of the sheet, typical of these. This is probably the very best of the Wood engravings done of Homers work in the 19th century. The image measures 13 1/2X20 1/2 inches. A few light creases but overall very presentable as it now appears, archivally framed. Beautifully presented.
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, image size: 7 3/8 x 10 1/16, initialed in plate
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 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".
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.
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