A rare artist's proof by Leonard Baskin, this woodcut was published c. 1963 in a small edition of 50 impressions. Cat: Fern & O'Sullivan-458, pencil signed and inscribed "Artist's Proof". 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 including this image of Spanish Baroque artist Diego Velasquez.
An original woodengraving by American artist Isac Friedlander, the title of this work is "Son #7" which refers to the Shakespheare Sonnet no 7 which reads: "When the gracious light of the sun rises in the east, each person on earth pays homage to it by gazing upon all its sacred majesty. " This image is pencil signed in the lower border in pencil. The image measures 7 1/2X5 1/2 inches. This wood engraving was created and printed in 1931.
Engraving, image size 5 1/2 x 6 13/16 inches, inscribed in Dutch, framed
Engraving after Vernet, image size: 10 x 13 9/16 inches, paper size: 18 7/8 x 24 3/4 inches
This is one of the most impressionistic mezzotint studies created by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden. It is titled: "Grayling Fishing", it was created and printed in 1897. It is state II/V. This is a beautiful impression but does have a long touched up scratch on the right side of the composition. Pencil signed, by Haden and also signed by Golding, his printer. There are printing instructions on the lower left of the border by Golding. The image measures 7 1/2X11 3/4 inches.
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 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.
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 touched with Dry-point, image size 14 15/16 x 5 2/8 inches, pub. 1907, second state, plate signed u.l. and pencil signed l.r. "D.Y. Cameron", Rinder 392.
A very fine original hand colored etching by British artist Elyse Ashe Lord, this image measures 15 7/8 x 13 3/8 inches, c. 1940s, edition of 75, pencil signed, numbered and titled. 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.
Engraving after Charles Coypel, 2nd state with the correction "modele," image and plate size 16 1/8 x 11 7/16 in, Gray Coll. #1028, Fogg Museum provenance
Engraving after a painting by Correggio, image size 16 1/2 x 14 5/8 inches, c. 1680s, period printing.
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