19th Century European Prints

19th Century European Artists

This c. 1886 etching from the French artist, Paul Albert Besnard, measures 12 3/8 x 9 3/4 inches, pencil signed, editioned (three of 100), plate 10 of 12 from a series titled "La Femme", delteil 56(2nd state). Besnard studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and for the beginning of his artistic career concentrated on a very academic style of painting and composition, before adopting a more impressionistic approach of portraying light and color; later he went to England to study portraiture with Thomas Gainesborough and Joshua Reynolds.

$645.00

This is an original drypoint and etching by French artist Alphonse Legros (1837-1911)  The title of this work is: "Les Faiseurs de Fagots", created circa 1870 this image measures 15X10 7/8 inches, hand signed in pencil lower right border, very fine condition, the image appears in the Bliss catalog as image number 182, ii/xiv, the second state of 14.

$645.00

Etching after a painting by J. W. Carmichael, image size 17 3/4 x 27 1/4 inches, published in London Feb. 17th 1871 by L. Brall & Sons, period frame.

$625.00

Plate measures 10 x 7 3/4 inches on 16 1/4 x 12 1/8 inch watermarked laid type paper. State V/VIII. One of his six final plates, later chosen for publication in the review "L'Art" in 1904, volume LXIII. Catalog: Melot 122. Circa 1877. Printed in the lower right: "Ch. Daubigny. del. et. sc", in the lower right: "F. Lienard. Imp. Paris."

$625.00

Engraving by H.S Sadd and A.L. Dick, from a painting by J. P. Knight. C. 1845. Engraved for the New York Albion, January 1st. 1845. Lettered below the image with the title in open, strengthened letters, around a crest with the motto 'Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat', and 'Born at Burnham Thorp, Co. of Norfolk, Sep. 9th. 1758. Plate size measures 15 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches on 25 3/4 x 20 inch wove type paper

$625.00

This is a very fine original etching and drypoint by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden. The title of this work is "On the Test", state VI/VIII. This etching was created in 1859 and its subject is one of the famous Trout streams in Hampshire. The image measures 5 15/16X 8 15/16 inches, pencil signed lower right and also signed in the plate. This appears in the Schneiderman catalog as image number 24.

$625.00

This is an original etching by French artist Felix Bracquemond.  It is titled: "La Nuee d'Orage", it was created and printed in 1882.  The image measures 10 3/16X13 7/8 inches.  It is hand signed in pencil and also with the stamped monogram in the lower border.  A great atmospheric image by this well known master of birds in nature.

$625.00

Etching, image size 7 1/4 x 13 5/8 inches, 1860, cat: Melot- D.95, framed. Provenance: Frederick Keppel & Co.

$625.00

This is a very richly inked original etching by French artist Albert Besnard. The image size is 11 3/8 x 7 5/8 inches, published in 1887 in an edition of fewer than 100 impressions, cat: Coppier- 63, pencil signed. Besnard studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and for the beginning of his artistic career concentrated on a very academic style of painting and composition, before adopting a more impressionistic approach of portraying light and color; later he went to England to study portraiture with Thomas Gainesborough and Joshua Reynolds.

$625.00

Mezzotint engraving after John Hoppner, image size 21 1/2 x 18 inches, 1799, framed

$625.00

This original mezzotint by the Scottish artist William Strang measures 10 3/8 x 8 3/8 inches, pencil signed, printed by L. Goulding, pencil signature, l.r., 1882, S#15.

$625.00

"The Three Sisters" by Sir Francis Seymour Haden measures 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, pencil signed, 1868, state VI/V, cat: Schneiderman-119. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler. He was a founder and the first president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, and was knighted in 1894.

$625.00

Etching with drypoint, image size 8 x 4 1/2 inches, 1853, Schneiderman 31 viii/IX. From the collection of Baldwin-Wallace College.

$600.00

Etching and drypoint on copper, image size: 5 1/2 x 8 5/16 inches, dated 1877, State V, cat. Scheniderman-172, pencil signed lower right. One of Haden's interests apart from being a Surgeon and printmaker was fishing. He created a number of outstanding scenes based on river fishing, his most famous being "The Complete Angler" and "Grayling Fishing." This is a wonderful example of building a composition centered on this well-known fishing hole. Provenance: Baldwin-Wallace College.

$575.00

This 1861 etching by Johan Barthold Jongkind measures 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches, plate signed, framed. D-14, early proof before letters, 1/III.

$575.00