Etching, image size 9 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches, 1881, catalog Schneider 44, thread margins on 2 sides, pencil signed within the image.
A very fine original etching by American artist Stephen Parrish, this image is one of three images Parrish created of Chester, a small walled town near Liverpool, England. The image size is 9 1/4 x 7 3/8 inches, 1884, state I/II, before the remarque in the lower margin, cat: Schneider- 107, pencil signed.
This is a very fine original etching by Massachusetts artist John Austin Sands Monks. The image size is 13 5/8 x 12 5/8 inches, 1885, pencil signed. Monks studied etching with George Cass and painting with George Inness, becoming well known for his New England landscapes and images of sheep.
This is an original etching by American artist Edith Loring Peirce Getchell (1855-1940) The title of this work is: "The Overflow", Ulster County New York. The image is plate signed lower left corner. It was created and printed in 1882. The image measures 8X13 3/4 inches. Nice use of plate tone in the sky and land.
Etching, image size 11 3/8 x 19 inches, etching, 1885, pencil signed, published by Klackner, New York.
Etching and drypoint from 1880. This is a rare image, not found in the Gilcrease catalog. Monogramed in the plate lower left. Plate measures 3 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches on 9 x 12 inch laid type paper. Minor tears on edges of sheet, well away from the image. This print has a beautiful composition and fine details, a rich impression of this scarce etching.
This engraving by James Smillie measures 15 x 22 3/4 inches. Created after four paintings by Hudson River School founder Thomas Cole, this early lettered proof impression, published in Boston by L.A. Elliot, reads, "From the original Painting by Thomas Cole, in the possession of Rev.d Gorham D. Abbott, Spingler Institute, New York", under the title on the lower margin. Also included on the lower margin is a poem by J.H. Daniels. In 1842 Thomas Cole did a series of paintings that represented an allegory for the four stages of life; childhood, youth, manhood, and old age. Each phase accompanied by a guardian angel. In "Old Age" the voyager is looking across the river of life towards an angel filled sky, ready to enter the kingdom of heaven. Cole's paintings were converted to engravings after his death and widely distributed during "The Third Awakening", a period of religious activism from the late 1850's to the early 1900's.
Etching in sepia toned ink, image size 7 3/8 x 11 1/4, 1883, plate signed and dated, l.l.
Etching, image size 5 3/4x8 3/4, pencil signed
This is a rare original lithograph by American artist and lithographer William Morris Hunt. The image size is 7 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches, published in a small edition in 1857, after the painting by Hunt which is now in the collection of the MFA Boston. William Morris Hunt was one of the earliest American lithographers. He was also a painter and studied the French Barbizon style in Europe with Millet, a close friend. Hunt is widely credited with bringing the Barbizon style of painting back to the U.S.
Etching, 1884, image size 10 1/2 X 16 1/4 inches, plate signed "R. Swain Gifford 1884" l.r.
A very fine original engraving of Daniel Webster, after the painting by Thomas B. Lawson, image size 26 1/2 x 18 inches, 1852, engraved and printed by C. E. Wagstaff and Jos. Andrews, in what appears to be the original frame. Daniel Webster was a noted Senator, lawyer and politician from New Hampshire, who also served as secretary of state twice, under the administrations of William Henry Harrison, John Tyler and Millard Fillmore.
A finely detailed original etching by Peter Moran, this image measures 7 3/4 x 10 5/8 inches, 1887, state II/III, cat: Wright- 94, with the separate frog remarque lower left, pencil signed. Peter Moran was one of the foremost artists of the American etching revival of the late 19th century. He was known for his images of cows and farm animals, as well as his atmospheric scenes of the American Southwest.
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