Pencil signed in the lower right, dated in the lower left. C. 1931. Catalog: Springfield 36. Plate measures 6 x 7 1/2 inches on 9 x 10 inch thin wove type paper. Pencil labeled "proof" below the image.
Wood engraving c. 1889. Plate measures 8 5/8 x 6 3/4 on 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 inch thin wove type paper. Catalog: L-B 197. A scene of the Exposition Universelle with the Palais de machines in the background. In ink in the lower left, "collection of A. Desmoulins edition 1 of 2. A very rare print." Plate signed in the lower right, pencil signed in the lower right. Published by A. Desmoulins. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.
This c.1925 etching by William Meyerowitz measures 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, plate and pencil signed, framed. Meyerowitz studied at the National Academy of Design in NY and is best known for his development of producing etchings in color. His work is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Carnegie Institute; National Academy of Design; Harvard University and the Library of Congress.
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 richly inked and finely detailed Moran etching measures 7 7/8 x 11 5/8 inches. Pencil signed with frog remarque on lower right margin. Cat: Wright-70, fourth state. Part of the "Twenty Original American Etchings" series published by the Cassell Publishing Co. Peter Moran was a well known American painter and etcher and one of the foremost artists of the American etching revival of the late 19th century. He was known for his images of cows and farm animals, as well as his atmospheric scenes of the American Southwest. His brother, Thomas Moran, was also a well-known etcher and founder of the New York Etching Society.
This is a very fine lithograph of the town of New Hope, PA by American artist Stow Wengenroth. The image size is 5 3/8 x 9 3/4 inches, published in 1943 in an edition of 40, cat: Stuckey-119, pencil signed. Stow Wengenroth was one of the preeminent lithographers of 20th century America, known for his atmospheric, incredibly detailed images of the New England landscape and coastline. He 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.
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.
C. 1865. Original etching with drypoint. D-87. iii/v. Catalog: Schneiderman 88, Drake 87. Plate signed, titled, and dated in the lower left: "Calais, S. Haden, 1865, 3 a.m." Pencil signed in the lower right. Image measures 3 x 6 1/8 inches on 6 3/4 x 9 3/8 inch paper. Collector's seal in lower right. An atmospheric print that makes good use of white space.
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 6 3/4 x 9 inches color etching is printed on thin Japan paper, edition of 100. Pencil signed and editioned. Provenance Arthur Ackerman & Son Inc., New York. Framed in original handpainted Asian frame.
Elyse Lord lived her entire life in Britain and although her work shows a strong Asian influence, she never actually traveled the continent. Her inspiration instead came from Chinese literature, artwork and her own imagination. Her unique style uses fine drypoint lines and delicate, yet vibrant colors to create images that that have a serene, almost dreamlike quality. She was a member of the Society of Graver-Printers in Colour and the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and showed her work in many exhibitions including at the Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, Royal Scottish Academy, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, and the Paris Salon.
This is a very fine original engraving by British artist Job Nixon. The image size is 11 x 16 1/4 inches, Fine Print of the Year, 1925, pencil signed. Malcolm C. Salaman write of this print, "Line Engraving, used with independent character is the medium of Mr Nixon's brilliant and original Cave Dwellers, Dieppe. This vivacious artist loves to discover an unusual subject and this is certainly one, with features of curious pictorial interest. He has brought into well ordered and animated design the strange looking huts at the base of the cliffs with the cave-dwellers themselves in their daily activities, and the goats, chickens and pigs incidentally feeding."
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)
This is a remarkable original etching of the intricate facade and Rose window of Beauvais cathedral by American artist John Taylor Arms. The image size is 12 x 7 1/8 inches, 1925, French Church Series #3, cat: Fletcher 161, pencil signed and dated. John Taylor Arms was one of the foremost American printmakers of the 20th century, known for his exquisite compositions and exacting details which gave his etchings a very realistic, almost photographic appearance.
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