A whimsical image by Hermine David done in drypoint with pochoir color, c. 1929. Pencil signed and numbered on the lower margin. David was known as one of the most outstanding women painters of the early 20th. century. Born and raised in Paris and at the age of 16 was accepted into the Ecole Des Beaux Arts, later going on to study at the Academy Julien. Equally well-known as a miniaturist and printmaker, she went on to have a long successful career and was awarded the Legion of Honor in 1932.
A very fine original lithograph by New York artist Harry L Taskey. Image size 11 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches, c. 1935, edition of about 25, published by the New York City WPA Project, pencils signed and titled.
A lovely scene of evening light descending upon the village of Cattawade, by the Scottish artist, James McBey, measuring 6 1/4 x 10 7/8 inches, inked signed, pencil titled and dated, 1923, cat: Hardie-217, collectors stamp on back. Born into poverty McBey was primarily self-taught, becoming a very well respected artist and leading figure of the British Etching Revival. He traveled extensively throughout Europe, America and the Middle East, creating remarkable etchings of the places he visited.
This is an original line engraving by British artist Robert Sargent Austin. The title of this work is "The Bell, no.1"
It was created and printed in 1927, printed on a watermark, gray toned paper. The image measures 5 1/2X4 1/4 inches. Pencil signed in the lower margin.
This is a great London etching by American artist Clifford Addams, image size 8 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches, c. 1902, edition of 75, inscribed in the plate, "Loci dulcedo nos attinet" (the sweetness of the place holds us), pencil signed and numbered. Clifford Addams grew up outside Philadelphia and studied art in the U. S. before leaving to further his studies in Europe. He traveled extensively throughout Holland, France, Spain, Italy and Britain, and spent several years in London studying etching with Whistler. He later returned to the U. S. and worked out of studios in both New York and London. He was known for his European city scenes, such as this Whistleresque image of a man gazing out over the busy Thames.
This is an original etching by British artist Arthur Briscoe. The title of this etching is "Gravesend Reach", it was created and printed in 1927 in an edition of 75, this one is numbered as 18/75 lower border, it is hand signed in ink in the lower right border. The image measures 6 7/8X9 7/8 inches. It appears in the Hurst catalog as image number 194.
Etching and drypoint from 1922. Pencil signed in the lower right. One of a series of five etchings from his series "The Arteries of Great Britain." Published by Dickins in 1922, in an edition of 425. Catalog: Dickins 73. Image measures 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches on 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inch wove type paper. The scene is of the open Swing Bridge, from a vantage point of the High Level Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne. An atmospheric print with selectively wiped plate tone. Walcot was born in Russia, the son of a British father and Russian mother.
This is an original etching by American artist Thomas Moran. The title of this work is: "A Tower of Cortes, Mexico", it was created and printed in 1883. The image measures 12X9 3/4 inches. Very rich impression, plate signed only. This etching was printed on a medium weight buff toned wove type paper.
This is an original woodcut by American artist Jacob Landau. The title of this work is "Horses",it is signed lower right and inscribed as "Artists Proof", this was created and printed in 1969 in an edition of 50. The image measures 15 1/2X14 1/2 inches, printed on a hand made Mulberry Paper. "Jacob Landau was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 17, 1917. Landau began drawing at the age of three, and when he was 12 he began studying at the Graphic Sketch Club, now known as the Samuel Fleisher Memorial. In 1934 he won a competition in Scholastic magazine for his illustration for Kipling's Jungle Book. In 1935, Landau received a scholarship from the Museum School of Industrial Art to study illustration, printmaking and painting. After graduating in 1939 he moved to New York City, where he experimented with a variety of styles, treatments and media."(Annex gallery)
Printed on laid-type paper. Pencil signed with an "imp" after his name indicating he was the printer. Inscription in the lower left says "Rose." Image is 11 2/8 x 12 3/8 inches on 11 3/4 x 14 1/2 paper. c. 1910.
Etching, image size 10 x 6 inches, 1911, edition of 25, Hardie 77, pencil signed with blindstamp.
A lithograph from 1932. Barker No. 118, edition of 40. Pencil signed in the lower right, editioned in the lower left. Stone measures 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches on 18 x 14 1/4 inch Rives watermarked wove paper.
This is an original etching by American artist Peter Moran. The title is: "Harvest at San Juan Pueblo", this etching was created and printed in 1883. The image measures 6X12 1/4 inches. This image is not pencil signed. A scene of the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico Herding horses.
Printed on a buff toned wove type paper, very good condition.
Etching, image size 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches, 1931, pencil signed. Chahine studied at the Academia Di Belle Arti in Venice and then at the Academy Julien in Paris. He was a very well respected artist in his time, winning many awards and honors for his work. However his prints and paintings are hard to find, many of them were destroyed in a fire at his studio in 1926 or in a later flood in 1942.
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