This 1928 etching by the British printmaker Arthur Briscoe measures 7 x 11 3/8 inches, hand signed in ink and editioned as 32/75. Briscoe studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing, becoming one of the most prominent British marine artists of the 20th century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. Most of Briscoe's etchings show sailing ships and the men who sailed them. His beautifully etched images present an invaluable historical record of the workings of the last great commercial vessels.
This is an original etching by British artist James McBey. It is titled: Manhattan, a view of the Bridges of New York. Hand signed in ink lower right and editioned as XXVI in the lower left border. This etching was created and printed in March 1930. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.
A large drypoint etching by Sir Frank Brangwyn. Plate measures 19 x 20 3/4 inches in a 26 3/4 x 28 inch frame. The plate was etched on the spot. C 1906. Catalog: FASL 65. A somber and well inked print with a rich drypoint burr. A rare print!
Etching, image size 3 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches, Flammarion 135, 1927, part of the Visage des Maison series, pencil signed.
This is an original etching by British artist James McBey. The title is: Laguna Veneta, it was created and printed in 1924. The image measures 7X147/8 inches. Hand signed in sepia ink, Numbered lower left XX. Fine use of plate tone in the sea and sky. Printed on an antique laid type paper. This image appears in the Salaman catalog as image number 73. Last sold by M. Knoedler and Co in New York.
This is a fine original drypoint etching by Scottish artist David Y. Cameron. The title of this etching is: Craigievar Castle, It was created and printed in 1908. The image measures 9 1/2X13 3/4 inches. It is pencil signed lower right border. printed on a medium weight laid type paper. Very richly printed. This image appears in the Rinder catalog as image number 402. The thired state of three. The setting is amoung the scenic rolling foothills of the Grampian Mountains south of Alford, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Drypoint from 1932. Signed in ink below the image. Inscription in lower right reads: "Impression selected for my friend Harold Bailey - E. Blampied" 1/100. Plate size measures 8 3/8 x 11 7/8 on 11 1/2 x 17 1/4 inch laid type paper. A richly inked, atmospheric print.
This is an original drypoint etching by French artist Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958) The title of this etching is: Village de Louvillers-les-Perches. It was created and printed in 1926 in an edition of 75. The image measures 8 3/4X12 5/8 inches. This etching is hand signed in pencil by the artist and published by Marcel Guiot, Paris. This town is located in the Loire Valley. This etching is nicely framed with archival materials.
Etching & dry-point, image size 9 1/4 x 9 inches, circa 1930, Subsequent to Hardie, pencil signed
This is a fine line engraving by British artist Stanley Anderson. The title is: The Reading Room. This image was created and printed in 1931 and appeared in the 1931 edition of Fine Prints of the Year. This pencil signed impression has an image size of 6 1/2X8 1/2 inches. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.
This is a very rare etching from a scarce, unpublished plate by Francis Sydney Unwin. The image size is 12 1/8 x 16 inches, 1916, pencil signed; a richly inked impression on a fine cream colored Japan paper. Unwin studied at the Winchester School of Art and the Slade School; he traveled extensively throughout Europe and spent several months in Egypt drawing the tomb interiors for an archaeological expedition. He then settled in London, becoming known for his landscapes and remarkable interior architectural views, such as this finely detailed image of the Albert Hall. Unwin died at the age of 40, after suffering from tuberculosis for much of his adult life.
A richly inked drypoint from 1919. Catalog reference: Gaunt 245. Edition of 54. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate measures 19 x 20 3/4 inches on 24 1/2 x 29 1/2 inch wove type paper. Sir Frank Brangwyn was one of the most important British artists of the early 20th century. A member of the Royal Academy, the Royal Watercolor Society, and the Royal Society of British Artists, he was knighted in 1924.
This is a very rare pencil signed impression. THe original woodblock print by Eric Gill. Created at "The Miller's Tale" for the Canterbury Tales, published in 1934. This impression measures approx.9 X 6 1/4 inches. Hand signed in pencil "Eric G" lower right and numbered in pencil as 2/10 upper left. This wood engraving is nicely framed with archival materials.
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