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.
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.
This is a very rare pencil signed etching by Sir Francis Seymour Haden; it is an early proof, from before the edition published in Hamerton's 1880 'Etching and Etchers'. The image size is 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches, 1877, cat: Schneiderman-161, plate signed and dated, pencil signed, a very rich impression on a laid type paper, framed. 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. Haden created a number of remarkable etchings featuring scenes of fishing in the British countryside, of which this is one of his finest.
Etching and drypoint,1st state,2X4 7/8",pencil signed
Etching, image size: 4 1/2 x 6 inches, 1864, cat. Schneiderman 58, pencil signed
This etching by the British artist Seymour Haden measures 7 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed, plate dated 1874, I/V, Cat: Schneiderman-144. 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.
This is an original etching by French artist Alphonse Legros. It is a portrait of British etcher Sir Charles Holroyd. Created circa 1889. This image has a plate size of 11X7 inches, printed on a medium weight laid type paper. This etching is hand signed in pencil lower right corner of the border.
"Sir Charles Holroyd was one of the most prolific etchers of his generation. He was taught by Alphonse Legros at the Slade School of Art and his work shows the considerable influence of his close friend William Strang. Sir Charles Holroyd was appointed first Keeper of the Tate Gallery and later Director of the National Gallery. These posts ensured that he did not need to depend upon printmaking for his livelihood; consequently, his etchings were not issued in formal editions. Impressions of his etchings were only taken when required and, as a result, many of his printed works are very scarce indeed.
Alphonse Legros was the single most influential European printmaker upon the development of the etching revival in England. Born in Dijon, Legros was persuaded to move to London by Whistler, whom he had met in Paris. Legros rapidly achieved recognition for his highly accomplished etchings and in 1875 was placed in charge of the etching class at the Royal College in South Kensington and the following year was made Professor of Fine Art at the influential Slade School. It was during his eighteen years in this post that Legros was to exert a formidable influence upon the direction of an entire generation of British printmakers." ( thank you, Mr. Campbell)
C. 1865. Original etching with drypoint. D-87. iii/v. Catalog: Schneiderman 88, Drake 87. Plate signed, titled, and dated in the lower left: "Calais, S. Haden, 1865, 3 a.m." Pencil signed in the lower right. Image measures 3 x 6 1/8 inches on 6 3/4 x 9 3/8 inch paper. Collector's seal in lower right. An atmospheric print that makes good use of white space.
Etching, image size 4 x 10/4 inches, 1870, plate signed u.r. "Lepic" and pencil signed l.l. "Lepic", from "Croquis Hollandais et Autres" plate 14. A view of fisherman along the banks of the Ombreux River with two watermills and a church in the background.
This airy, impressionistic line etching depicts a man fishing in a forested landscape. Etched circa 1900, its measurements are 5 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches and it is signed "A. Legros" lower right. Provenance: Baldwin-Wallace College.
This is an original etching by French artist Felix Bracquemond (1833-1914) The title of this work is: Les Mouettes, Sea gulls. It was created and printed circa 1880, pencil signed lower right border and signed within the plate lower right. This is one of his most important images. The platemark measures 7X10 1/4 inches on a sheet size of 10X13 1/2 inches. Printed on a heavy weight wove type paper.
This framed lithograph by Engelmann after Vernet, measures 17 x 10 3/4 inches. It is plate signed and titled on the lower margin. Godefroy Engelmann was born in 1788 in Mühlhausen, France and trained in Switzerland and France at La Rochelle and Bordeaux. He studied painting and sketching in Jean-Baptiste Regnault’s atelier in Paris. In the summer of 1814 he traveled to Munich, Germany to study lithography and is largely credited with bringing lithography to France.
This is an original wood engraving by French artist Auguste Lepere. This image circa 1890 is titled: "Debarcadère des bateaux-omnibus" The Omnibus Dock. This image measures 4 3/4X6 1/4 inches. Signed in ink lower right and editioned as 29/35. a very rare image, one example is in the Cleveland Museum. This image is nicely framed with archival materials.
This is one of the most impressionistic mezzotint studies created by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden. It is titled: "Grayling Fishing", it was created and printed in 1897. It is state II/V. This is a beautiful impression but does have a long touched up scratch on the right side of the composition. Pencil signed, by Haden and also signed by Golding, his printer. There are printing instructions on the lower left of the border by Golding. The image measures 7 1/2X11 3/4 inches.
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