Etching, image size 8 3/4 X 5 inches, subsequent to Hardie, artist's blindstamp, monogram, pencil signed.
Engraving, image size 2 5/8 x 3 7/16 inches, 1635, inscribed "Jesus adductam ad se mulierem adulteram absoluit."
This is a very fine portrait of 17th century artist and naturalist Maria Sybilla Merian by Leonard Baskin. Etching in colors, plate size 17 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches, published in 1969 in an edition of 90, cat: Fern & O'Sullivan- 550, pencil signed and numbered, framed. In the era of abstract expressionism, Leonard Baskin’s work was always representational, with a strong classical influence. He drew inspiration from many artists of the past, and in the 1950s and 1960s created series of portraits of the artists he admired.
Lithograph, image size 14 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression and was a member of the WPA.
This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Kerr Eby. The title of this work is: "A Connecticut Valley", it was created and printed in 1935 in an edition of 100.
The scene shows one of Connecticut's covered bridges in snow. The image measures 7 11/16X15 3/8 inches. It appears in the Giardina catalog as image number 184.
Fine use of skim coating of ink to show the tone of the sky.
Lithograph, image size 9 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, pencil signed/titled
Etching, image size 15 1/2 x 10 inches, pencil signed and dated 1939, inscribed Roman numeral V in pencil and dedicated "To my friend Timothy Parforman in deep and lasting appreciation, from John Taylor Arms - 1943." Also called Fraternite, Egalite, Liberte.
Engraving; circa 1740; after the painting by Georgion de Castel-franco, provenance: Gray Collection, Fogg Museum (on verso #123); image size 12 7/16 x 24 7/8 inches
Julius Tanzer's lithograph "Junk Shop" measures 14 x 10 1/2 inches and is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. Tanzer was an artist for the Works Project Administration in New York. His remarkable lithographs depict the grit and beauty of everyday life in Depression era New York City. Many of his prints are included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
This color aquatint by Luigi Kasimir measures 17 3/4 x 15 inches, pencil signed, plated dated 1925, cat: Lorenz-5. 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.
Color etching, image size 18 3/8 x 14 inches, pencil signed and numbered 15/75
"Inlet Light" by the American artist Stow Wengenroth measures 8 1/8 x 12 3/4 inches and is pencil signed, 1938, cat: Stuckey-75, edition of 181. Wengenroth studied at the Art Students League and the Grand Central School of Art in New York, and in the summers studied with John Carlson in Woodstock, NY and George Ennis in Eastport, ME. In 1931 he had his first one man show at the MacBeth Galleries, beginning a long and very successful artistic career.
Copyright 2020· All rights reserved