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.
A color lithograph by Ferdinand Perrot. In the lower right: "Dessine & Lith. par Ferd. Perrot." Dated November 27th, 1838. Image measures 16 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches on 21 3/8 x 30 1/8 inch wove type paper. Published by Turgis.
A romantic original etching by Louis Legrand, image size 12 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches, 1895, edition of 50, state V/V, cat: Arwas-102, pencil signed and numbered. Louis Legrand was an important artist of 'La Belle Epoch' in France of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He specialized in etchings of the women of Paris, from the wealthy elite to dancers and prostitutes. He studied with Felician Rops, and his work shows the influence of Rops' sometimes dark and erotic imagery. His work has also been compared to that of Toulouse-Lautrec, although in fact much of Legrand's work predates that of Toulouse-Lautrec, including a series of drawings and etchings that Legrand made of the Moulin Rouge and it's dancers.
This is an original heliograph image by French artist Felicien Rops. The title is: Quatrieme Verre De Cognac, The fourth glass of cognac. It was created and printed in 1878. Printed on a japan type paper. The image measures 12 1/2X8 1/2. Plate signed only.
1882, etching, 14 5/8x19 1/2, pencil signed
Printed by Delatre in Paris, this Felix Bracquemonde frontispiece measures 14 x 9 3/4 inches, published by Alfred Cadart, Paris. Created in 1865, this bold allegorical etching was created as the frontispiece to a volume of the renowned periodical of the Société des Aqua-Fortistes, a group promoting etching as a fine art. Richly inked on watermarked Aqua-Fortistes laid paper, which was made especially for these publications.
This detailed French etching measures 10 x 7 3/4 inches. Created in 1853, it is plate initialed, titled and dated. The inscription on the lower margin reads "La Cabane des bucherone, dans les bois du Buron, pendant l'automne de 1853."
Etching, image size 4 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches, 1870, Harrington 144, Schneiderman 132 v/v, pencil signed
This is an original drypoint etching by French artist Berthe Morisot. It is titled: "Jeune fille au chat", it was created in 1888. This was printed from the cancelled plate. There are two small holes drilled in the plate upper and lower edges of the image. The image measures 5 7/8X4 1/2 inches. This etching is unsigned as is typical of this image. It appears in the Keller catalog as image number 88. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.
A drypoint etching from 1867. First state of three. Printed before lettering. Plate signed and dated in the upper left. Plate measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches on chine colle. A richly detailed print with ecstatic, intricate linework.
This is an original etching by French impressionist, Edouard Manet. This etching is a portrait of young Berthe Morisot. It was created in 1872. This printing was the first after the cancellation of the plate circa 1910. The image measures 4 5/8X3 1/8 inches. Later impressions were published after the two cancellation marks were filled in. A fine impression, nicely framed. This image appears in the Guerin catalog as image number 59.
This is a great architectural etching by Scottish artist D Y Cameron, from his 'North Italian Set'. The image size is 9 3/8 x 4 inches, 1894, no. 6 in the 'North Italian Set', cat: Rinder- 209, pencil signed. According to Rinder, this is a corner of the Palazzo Camello, Fondamenta dei Mori, Venice.
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