Etching,1926, image size: 11X8 inches, BPL.119, pencil signed
This is an original pencil signed wood engraving by American artist Isac Friedlander. The title of this work is "Derelict", it was created and printed in 1948. This one is inscribed as a "Trial Proof". The image measures 9X11 3/4 inches. It is printed on a medium weight wove type paper. Isac Friedlander (1890-1968) was born in Latvia. In 1912 he went to Italy where he met and worked with Russian artist Maxim Gorky. During this period he also received his only art training, studying etching, drawing and relief printing at the Academy of Rome. In 1937, he emigrated to New York where he worked full time as an artist until his death. He is best known for his woodcuts and etchings, and many museums have works by the artist, including the Smithsonian, Bibliotheque Nationale, and the Brooklyn Museum.
This is an original drypoint etching by British artist William Wyllie. The title of this work is: Sailing around Spitbank Fort. Circa 1910. This etching is pencil signed by the artist lower left border. The image measures 3 1/2X13 inches. Framed.
Etching from 1925. Plate signed and dated and dated in the lower right. Numbered in ink in the lower left, print 3 in an edition of 60, ink signed "Lumsden imp", indicating that the artist printed it himself. Plate measures 10 7/8 x 11 7/8 on 12 1/2 x 14 7/8 inch watermarked laid type paper. Catalog: C 505. Made during his eastern trips to India. This print has effective use of plate tone to depict sky and sea and interesting linework in the sails. Lumsden was elected an associate of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers in 1909 and raised to the full membership in 1915. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1923 and a full member in 1933; and he was President of the Society of Artist Printers from 1929 to 1947.
Original etching by the American artist, Hans Kleiber, measuring 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled. Born in Germany and coming to the US as a young man, Kleiber became a forest ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. His love of the land and its' wildlife instilled a lifelong interest in the protection and preservation of it. His career as an artist started with his use of watercolors and oils but eventually led him to the craft of printmaking.
This original drypoint by the British artist David Young Cameron measures 4 1/2 x 13 7/8 inches. It is pencil signed and titled, in an edition of about 50 proofs, 1925, R. 466, fourth state. Cameron was born in Scotland and studied at the Glasgow School of Art and at the Edinburgh School of Art, becoming one of the great artist of the British etching revival of the early 20th century. Known for his rich, atmospheric images, Cameron often used rich contrasts and deep shadows to create his images of the European landscape and architecture.
Transfer lithograph,1924,image size: 10X15",pencil signed
This is a lovely original portrait by Anders Zorn, image size 9 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches, 1912, cat: Hjert-159, unsigned proof, printed on Van Gelder Zonin watermarked paper with the original label from Arthur H Halo & Co, NY. Anders Zorn's artistic talents were obvious at an early age. At 15 he entered the Royal Swedish Academy of Art in Stockholm and at 20 years old, at a student exhibition, he entered his watercolor painting "In Mourning" which now hangs in the National Museum in Stockholm. This recognition was the start of a long and accomplished career for Zorn. This lively portrait of a young woman is a great example of the impressionistic portraits and figure studies for which he was known.
This is an original etching by British artist Arthur Briscoe. The title is: "Brightlingsea Hard". This etching was created and printed in 1929 in an edition of 75. The image measures 9 1/4X13 3/4 inches. This proof is 17/75. It is hand signed, pen and ink. A rich impression fine use of plate tone in the sky and sea.
This framed lithograph by Engelmann after Vernet, measures 17 x 10 3/4 inches. It is plate signed and titled on the lower margin. Godefroy Engelmann was born in 1788 in Mühlhausen, France and trained in Switzerland and France at La Rochelle and Bordeaux. He studied painting and sketching in Jean-Baptiste Regnault’s atelier in Paris. In the summer of 1814 he traveled to Munich, Germany to study lithography and is largely credited with bringing lithography to France.
This finely printed wood engraving by Surendorf measures 8 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches. It is matted and framed which measures 15 x 16 inches. The title, edition number and signature is in pencil on the lower margin. This strong impression is in excellent condition. Surendorf studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in NYC. He was a full member of the California Society of Etchers and the San Francisco Art Association. His works are included in the collections of the Achenbach Foundation in San Francisco, the Smithsonian Institute and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
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