This is a very fine etching with drypoint by French artist Edgar Chahine (1874-1947) The title of this work is: "Mademoiselle Delvair de la Comedie Francaise,", it was created and printed in 1901, pencil signed lower left border. The image measures 18X11 1/2 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper. This image appears in the Tabanelli catalog as image no. 73. It also appeared in the Holme's book, Modern Etching and Engraving, published 1902.
This is an original pen and ink signed etching by British Marine artist Arthur Briscoe. It is titled: "Abandoned" It was created and printed in 1930 in an edition of 75, this one is numbered as 29. The image measures 8 7/8X15 7/8 inches. An unusual image from the artist's time on the ship "Alastor." The desolation of the abandoned whaler with two bears displaying some curiosity of this intruder in the icy landscape. Briscoe at his best showing nearly whiteout conditions in the sea and sky.
Engraving after Poussin, image size: 19 5/8 x 25 13/16 inches, paper size 21 1/2 x 30 1/8 inches; Prov. JW Randall: 1498; watermark c.l.
Engraving after Giulio Romano; Holy Family "with the Lizard" Prov. Gray: 753; Thies: The picture is in the Gallery of the Pitti palace in Florence. Passavant, Rafael, 11.No.230,Copy a.A repetiton of Raphael's Holy Family "under the Oak Tree" in the Madrid Gallery. Passavant,II.230.
Impression with the engraver's address
This is a fine original etching by American artist Sears Gallagher. The view of Two young girls at the Shore has an image size of 6X7 3/4 inches. It is hand signed in pencil and editioned as 3/7 lower left. Nicely framed, in very nice condition. This image was created and printed circa 1915. A very rare etching done by this well known American print maker and artist.
Engraving after Rigaud, 1742, image size 18 x 13 inches
Engraving after Paul (Paolo) Veronese, image size 17 5/8 x 20 1/2 inches, sheet size 19 1/8 x 21 in, Randall Coll. #7014, Fogg Museum provenance
This is an original color lithograph by American artist Robert Kipniss. The title of this work is Early Light, created circa 1970. It is editioned as 41/100 and is hand signed in pencil. The image measures 12 1/4X 15 7/8 inches. It is printed on a heavy wove type sheet with deckeled edges. It was published by Associated American Artists in New York. The label is included.
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.
A well inked impression with plate toning and a rich drypoint burr. Plate measures 5 1/4 x 7 inches on 7 1/2 x 11 inch laid paper. State IV/V. Catalog: Delteil 1. Published by the Gazette des Beaux-Arts in 1903 to illustrate the obituary article on Corot by Louis Gonse. Printed by A. Salmon in Paris, France in 1875. Plate signed in the lower left. The plate for this image was discovered by Felix Bracquemond in a box of nails in Corot's home.
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.
A rare working proof by American sporting artist Frank Benson, this etching measures 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches, published in 1922, cat: Ordeman-165, proof C-2, pencil signed below the image, titled "Black Ducks No 2" and inscribed "C-2" in the lower margin. Frank Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began the sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known. He was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston.
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.
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