Etching, image size 11 3/4 x 13 3/4 in, 1927, signed in pencil, published state, edition of 150 (Paff 277), on laid paper with "ENGLAND" watermark
This is an original etching on toned chin collet by French artist Charles Meryon. The title is: La Pompe Notre-Dame, Paris. This etching was created in 1852. The image measures 6 3/4X10 inches. It is the VII/IX state, 7th of 9. In the bottom margin is printed the title, "Public Par L'Artiste" in the lower left. In the lower right is "Imp. A. Delatre, R.s. Jacques 171" This image appears in the Delteil catalog as image number 31...
This is an original etching by French artist Georges Rouault. This image was plate 39 of his Miserere Series created in 1922. This image is titled: Nous Sommes Fous. It was printed with a combination of etching,aquatint,burnisher and roulette. The image measures 22 1/2X16 1/8 inches. It was printed in an edition of 425 printed on Arches wove type paper with the Ambroise Vollard watermark. This etching is signed within the plate lower left but is not pencil signed which was how this etching was originally sold.
Etching, image size 14 1/4 x 6 inches, signed and dedicated in pen "A Mon Ami Mil..." (To My Friend Mil...).
This 1927 marine etching by the British printmaker Arthur Briscoe measures 9 7/8 x 15 7/8 inches, hand signed in inked and editioned as 58/75. Briscoe studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing, becoming one of the most prominent British marine artists of the 20th century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. Most of Briscoe's etchings show sailing ships and the men who sailed them. His beautifully etched images present an invaluable historical record of the workings of the last great commercial vessels.
Mezzotint after a self portrait by J.Reynolds engraved by Valentine Green, 1780,plate mark measures 19X15", water stains bottom edge of the sheet outside of the plate mark. plate signed
Etching with drypoint, image size 11 1/2 x 13 3/16 inches, first plate (Guerin 69), pencil signed and titled
This is an original etching by American artist James Whistler. The title is: "La Marchande de Moutarde" It was part of the series titled: "The French Set", published and printed in 1858. This etching is signed lower left corner of the image, printed on a thin Japan type laid paper. According to the Glascow catalog this is state V/V before the plates cancellation. The image measures 6 1/4X3 1/2 inches.
This 1878 etching by the Dutch artist, Johan Barthold Jongkind, measures 5 3/4 x 9 1/8 inches, plate signed and dated. Early proof before letters, D-20, II/IV.
This is a scarce original pencil signed etching by American artist Stephen Parrish. The title of this work is: "The Harbor of Cannes, 1886" . This image was created when in November of 1885 Parrish arrived in Cannes. "The harbor was so beautiful that it inspired this etching." (R.S.) The image measures 11 7/8X18 5/8, printed on a medium weight wove paper called "Imperial Japan". Excellent original condition, a rich warm tone to the sheet. This etching was last sold by Hermann Wunderlich, the label appeared on the back of the frame, this etching is currently matted, not framed. An excellent rich impression.. This image appears in the Schneider catalog as image number 116.
This is a rare etching by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden. This etching and drypoint is titled: The Fisherman. It was created and printed in 1864. Hand signed in pencil which is quite rare for this image. Printed in a warm toned ink, the image measures 5 1/2X8 7/16 inches. This etching is the 5th state of 5 with extensive use of plate tone in the water and sky. Haden was an avid fisherman, and apart from doing etchings and being a well respected surgeon, he spent his spare time fishing across Britain. This etching is matted and framed.
This is an original early etching by Italian Old Master Giovanni B. Piranesi. The title is; Veduta in Prospettiva della gran Fontana dell'Acqua Vergine detta di Trevi. This was created and printed in 1773. It is from the first state of 3 before numbers. From his series Vedute di Roma. The image measures 18 3/4X28 1/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper with circular watermark and the typical fold in the center. Very fine condition, Cataloged at Hind 104.
This is a fine original lithograph by German artist Lovis Corinth. The title Tal Grund (The Valley) from the series Vorfruhling im Gebirge (early spring in the Mountains). It was published by Euphorion Verlag, Berlin in 1922 in an edition of 125 impressions. This was part of a series of 5 lithographs. The image measures 12 3/4X17 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.
This is a very rare early proof etching by Jacques Villon titled "La Pedicure". The image size is 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches; this print was published in 1907 in an edition of 50, although this is an early state before the published edition. It is pencil signed and notated "Essai" which translates as "test" or "trial". This image is very richly inked with beautiful plate tone and has several of the artist's fingerprints in black ink around the edges of the sheet, all away from the image. This is a truly remarkable early state etching by a very important 20th century artist and would make an excellent addition to any serious collection.
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