This is a fine original wood engraving by American artist Grace Albee. The title is :Forgotten Things. It was created and printed in 1942 in an edition of 200. This image was published by the Print Club of Cleveland and appears in the Kraeft book, Great American Prints. The image measures 8X 11 1/4 inches. printed on a thin Japan type paper.
Etching, image size 8 13/16 x 11 7/8 inches, Wuerth 807, printed on Arches wove paper, plate signed "JPennell 1923" pencil signed "J Pennell" l.c., private plate, etched for the Brooklyn Edison Co.
This is an original pencil signed etching of New York City by American artist Joseph Pennell. The title is: Trinity Church from the River, 1904. The image measures 11 3/4X8 3/8 inches. Printed in an edition of 25. This image appears in the Kennedy Catalog as image number 324... This etching was last sold by Kennedy Galleries in New York in 1920. This image is the 2nd state with some changes mostly in the dramatic sky.
Color Monoprint, 15 x 19 7/8 inches, signed Vladimir Pavlosky in pencil lower left
This is an original etching by American artist John Taylor Arms (1887-1953) The title of this work is "Study in Stone, Cathedral of Orense. This etching was created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 100. This image was part of the artist's Spanish Church Series. It appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 257. The image measures 7 1/4X5 9/16 inches. The etching is pencil signed, dated and also inscribed: "To Mr. E O Ropka..? with the best wishes John Taylor Arms, 1927. This etching was printed by David Strang. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.
Print measures 13 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches on 16 1/2 x 9 3/4 inch watermarked laid type paper. Pencil signed and dated "1950" in the lower right. Third state. Edition of 308. Number 15 in his "Spanish Church" series. Catalog: Fletcher 418. This is an exquisitely detailed print with strong contrast!
This is a very expressive, slightly abstracted etching by Bauhaus artist Werner Drewes, image size 13 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches, 1931, pencil signed, numbered and dated. Walter Drewes was a leader in the abstract movement of American art, and is often credited with bringing much of the Bauhaus aesthetic to America in the mid 20th century. Born in Germany, Drewes was drafted into the German Army at age 18 and served on the Western Front during WWI. After his military service, Drewes studied at the Bauhaus with Johannes Itten and Paul Klee, later with Wassily Kandinsky and Lyonel Feininger, then spent several years he traveling all over the world studying the work of the Old Masters. In 1930 Drewes moved to New York City, exhibiting his work often and teaching at the Brooklyn Museum School and Columbia University, then at the Moholy-Nagy School of Design in Chicago and the School of Fine Arts at Washington University, St Louis. He was also quite active with the 'Societe Anonyme', was a founding member of the American Abstract Artists, and served as the Director of Graphic Arts for the WPA in New York City.
Kerr Eby, American, 1889-1946, "Rough Going". An evocative image of WWI by American artist Harold Kerr Eby, this etching with drypoint measures 8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches, pencil signed in an edition of 60, second published state, 1919, Giardina cat: 29. Eby's WWI experiences in France lead to this richly inked image of infantry marching through the results of war. Very richly inked with drypoint burr.
Plate measures 9 x 7 3/8 inches on 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inch paper. Printed in April, 1973. Greenport, New York. Catalog: Stuckey 351. Edition of 135. This print has a wide tonal range and incredible texture.
This is a pencil signed and dated lithograph by American artist Edward A Wilson. This view of pipeline installation in a small American town, as part of his Pipe Layers Series. This lithograph was created in 1945 and has the edition of 17/30. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper. The image measures 11X13 7/8 inches.
This is an original etching by American artist John Sloan. The title is: "Nude on a Draped Couch", it was created and printed in 1931 in an edition of 100. The image measures 7X5 1/2 inches. Pencil signed and editioned in the lower border. This etching is in very good condition apart from having the borders trimmed to within 1 inch of the platemark. Enough room for proper presentation. This etching came to us in an early frame with the Kraushaar Gallery, N.Y. label on the back.
Etching, image size: 3 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches, 1948, # 49 of the French Church Series, cat. Fletcher-411, pencil signed
This Joseph Pennell etching measures 11 3/4 x 8 3/8 inches, pencil signed, 1904, cat: Wuerth 324, probably in an edition of 25. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes. He also printed many of his own images.
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