Etching, 9 3/8 x 16 5/8 inches, 1883, cat. Schneider-78, plate signed
This is an original etching by American artist Thomas Moran, this image done with roulette, sandpaper ground, drypoint and retroussage to create the etching. The title of this work is:
"The Coyote-Arizona, also known as "Twilight in Arizona".. This etching was created and printed in 1880. It is plate signed with the TM monogram in the lower left corner of the image, printed on a medium weight wove type paper. The image measures 5 7/8X8 3/4 inches, A very rich impression of this important etching by Moran. This image appears in the Gilcrease catalog as image number 36.
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.
This is a drypoint etching by J. Alden Weir. It is a portrait of his daughter Caroline, "Caro" and her dog Gyp.
This etching was created and printed in 1890. The image measures 7 3/4X5 7/8 inches. It is signed in the plate only and titled and dated in the upper right edge of the image. Printed on a thin watermarked laid type paper.
C. 1886. An etching by James David Smillie directly from the watercolor by Winslow Homer. Inscribed in the plate in the lower right: "Winslow Homer 1883." Catalog: Witthoft 42. Signed by Smillie in the upper left and inscribed "Aqua fortis 1886." Plate measures 6 5/8 x 10 inches on 11 1/2 x 14 3/4 inch wove type paper. A beautifully detailed and accurate rendition of the painting.
Engraving by Cornelius Tiebout (1770-1830) after Stuart, image size 20 1/8 x 13 inches, sheet size 25 x 18 inches. This engraving is after the "Landsdowne" portrait, named for the British nobleman who commissioned the original painting by Stuart. It was first published by Tiebout in 1801. This is a later re-strike issued by William Smith, Philadelphia, c. 1865.
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.
This is a very rare engraving by American artist J. Alden Weir. The title is: "Arcturus", it was created and printed in 1893 and is the result of his visit to the Isle of Man in 1889. It shows a young boy with the accoutrements of the Hunt all around him. The engraving is hand signed in pencil lower left border. Printed on a "G&O" watermarked laid thin type paper. The image measures 8 7/8X7 1/4 inches. According to research this was his only engraved image.
Etching, image size 13 5/8 x 9 1/4 inches, plate size 15 x 10 inches, 1884, printed on medium weight laid paper, plate signed "Otto H. Bacher Forest City", "A Wheel Of Three Generations In 1884" on bottom of print. Bacher began etching in Cleveland in 1876 and continued his art in Munich, Paris and Venice.
Drypoint etching by Thomas Moran. Plate signed and dated in the lower right, 1881. Plate measures 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches on 11 1/2 x 14 3/4 inch medium weight wove type paper. An atmospheric print with good use of plate tone. Thomas Moran was a leading artist of the American etching revival, and in 1877 was one of the founders of the New York Etching Club. Moran was known for his experimentation in all aspects of the etching process, and his ability to beautifully capture the atmosphere and energy of the American landscape. This view of the rugged landscape of Half Dome, the plunging depth of the valley and the towering height of the mountains is accentuated by Moran's richly inked rugged foreground and the contrasting, lightly etched lines of the background giving one the sense of the hostility of the environment.
Lithograph, image size 6 x 7 1/4 inches, 1858, plate signed and dated. 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, image size 19 x 11 7/8 inches, copyright 1892, pencil signed l.r. "William Mc.Cary", bluefish remarque l.l., "Copyright, 1892 by Max Jacoby, N.Y." u.l.
A very fine original etching by Mary Nimmo Moran, image size 6 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches, 1885, published in Germany, plate signed and dated in reverse. A rich impression on a medium weight wove type paper with ample margins.
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