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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
This is an atmospheric marine etching by J. Henry Hill, after the painting by Otis Weber. The image measures 14 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches, published in 1886 by Klackner, New York, pencil signed on the lower right margin. Hill came from a family of artists and became a well known landscape and marine painter keeping with the pre-raphaelite tradition, influenced by John Ruskin and David Johnson.
This is a very rare original etching by American artist Joseph Pennell. The title of this work is: "Fleet Street Up to St Pauls". It is a rare trial proof that was unpublished. The image measures 11X8 1/4 inches, pencil signed lower border. Fine use of plate tone in the street and sky. This etching is in the Library of Congress collection as image number 575.
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