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 an original etching by British artist Arthur Briscoe. The title is: "Manning the Pumps". This etching was created and printed in 1931 in an edition of 75. This etching is hand signed and editioned in pen and ink by the artist. The image measures 12 1/4X9 1/8 inches. "The action shows the men manning the pumps which are in the waist of the ship, the wettest part of all when seas are coming aboard". This etching is framed with archival materials.
Color etching and aquatint, image size 16 x 22 1/2 inches, 1929, pencil signed, l.c. "Luigi Kasimir", on wove paper. A beautiful colored aquatint etching of the famous Persenbeug Castle situated along the banks of the Danube River. Framed.
This color etching and aquatint by Luigi Kasimir measures 18 x 23 1/2 inches, pencil signed, cat: Lorenz #62, c. 1923, edition of 300. Kasimir studied at the Vienna Academy of Art, although much of his etching technique was self taught and learned through working from nature. He specialized in atmospheric images of architecture, city scenes and landscapes; some bustling with people and automobiles, others quite timeless and serene. Kasimir developed his own technique, which was much more suited to the particular clarity of his compositions. This technique allowed Kasimir to create extraordinarily rich tones and values with clear, crisp lines; he could masterfully bring a scene to life using subtle hues of grays and earth tones accentuated by bright splashes of saturated color.
Etching/drypoint, image size 8x6 inches, 1919, Hardie 165, edition of 100, pencil signed with artists blind stamp.
Lee-Hankey was a very gifted drypoint artist known for his portrait studies of the local folk of Brittany.
Original etching by the British artist, Arthur Brisco, measuring 6 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches, 1926, signed and numbered; 62/75, cat: Hurst-158. Britain's "General Strike" was the theme of Brisco's dramatic image of "The Orator". The strike, mainly by coal-miners upset with their goverments' reduction in wages and worsening conditions, also included dockers, printers, power station workers and transport workers, thus Brisco's interest in the subject.
Measuring 11 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, "The Fisherman's Home" is very similar to Strang's painting of the same name from 1905 which is owned by the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. This richly inked print from the Baldwin-Wallace College collection is also signed in pencil by the artist along the lower right edge of the image.
This is an original color aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe (1872-1936) The title is: "Petit Miroir", it was created and printed in 1907 in an edition of 100. The image measures 10 1/2X8 3/8 inches.Printed on a watermarked, laid type paper with deckled edge. A rich impression, fine use of drypoint with some hand coloring.
signed in pencil by the artist lower right.. This image appears in the Merrill Chase catalog as image number 69. A fine impression, previously sold by Merrill Chase in Chicago.. Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and the Ecole des Beaux Artes in Paris.
With his hand application of color no two images look exactly the same, a very painterly technique.
Etching and dry point, image size 8 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches, 1906, cat. Schiefler- 55, pencil signed.
This is an original drypoint etching by German Expressionist artist Lovis Corinth (1858-1925) The title of this work is: "Alter Mann" (the old man) It was created and printed in 1916. The image measures 6 5/8X4 3/4 inches. Signed in pencil in the lower border.Printed on a light weight laid type paper, very nice condition.
A soft ground etching by German Expressionist artist Lovis Corinth, this image measures 12 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches, published in 1910 in an edition of 50 impressions, state I/III, cat: Schwarz-41,"LC" monogram in the upper left of the image, a faded signature below the image, framed. Corinth began his career studying at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich and went on to study under Bouguereau at the Academie Julian in Paris. He later returned to Germany and became a member and eventually president of the Berlin "Sezession." Corinth is best known for his prints and paintings of figures and portraits.
This is an original etching by British artist Edmund Blampied. The title is: "The Vraic Season (No 1)" , it was created and printed in 1936 in an edition of 125 for the American College Society of Print Collectors. The image measures 12X14 1/4 inches. Very fine condition, hand signed in ink. Vraic is seaweed that was harvested on the Channel Islands and used for potato fields. The usual method was gathering it up with horse drawn carts. A rich impression.
Etching,image size 7 3/4 X 8 inches, 1918, edition of 100, Hardie 152, artist blindstamp, pencil signed.
This 1930 etching of "Anais", the artist's first wife, measures 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches and is pencil signed on the l.r., framed, Fletcher cat: 67, in an edition of 111. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, he was enrolled in the Royal Academy Schools. A scholarship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the great masters, Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him. A self-taught etcher who became one of the best portrait etchers in art history being elected into the Royal Society of Painter - Etchers and Engravers in 1921.
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