This is a fine color aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe. The title of this work is Cabinet de Toilette. It was created and printed in1904 in an edition of 65. It is hand signed by the artist in pencil and inscribed bon a tirer. It was published by Edmond Sagot in Paris. The image measures 17 1/2X11 3/4 inches. Nicely framed with archival materials.
This is a fine portrait study by British artist Gerald Brockhurst. The subject is James McBey the well known British etcher. This etching was created and printed in 1931 in an edition of 111. This pencil signed impression measures an image size of 10 1/2X7 1/2 inches. This etching was Illustrated in Fine Prints of the Year, 1931. Cat. Fletcher 69.
This is an original etching by Well known Belle Epoch artist Manuel Robbe (1872-1936) The title of this work is: "Parisienne", it was created and printed in 1906 in an edition of 200, published by Georges Petit. The image measures 19 1/2X13 1/2 inches. It is signed in pencil lower left within the image. A fine impression, previously sold by Merrill Chase galleries. Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and the Ecole des Beaux Artes in Paris.
With his hand application of color no two images look exactly the same, a very painterly technique.
This dramatic scene by Arthur Brisco measures 8 x 11 3/4 inches and is ink signed and numbered. Published in 1924 on laid paper, cat: Hurst-94, framed. Briscoe was one of the finest marine artists' of the 20th. century. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing. 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.
This is a fine early printing of the well known etching, Bibi Valentin by American artist James M Whistler. This etching created in 1859 is impression II/II before the plate was damaged. It came to us with the original Kappel label on the back. A fine rich impression printed on a thin laid japan type paper. Signed and dated within the plate. Glascow 34.
This etching by Arthur Briscoe measures 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches. Ink signed and numbered on cream laid paper, 1924. Cat: Hurst-85. Framed. Briscoe is known as one of the finest marine etcher 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. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris.
This is an original lithograph by Japanese American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi. It is titled The Cyclist. It was created and printed in 1939 and originally sold through Associated American Artists in New York. The image measures 12 1/2X8 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper. This lithograph is clearly signed in pencil lower right by the artist. One of his images from his circus series.
This is a fine original etching by American artist James Whistler. The subject is: Steet at Saverne, it was created and printed in 1858. This etching was part of the French Set, It is signed lower left,"Whistler", and also has the publishers name and address lower right edge of the sheet., "Imp, Delatre, Rue St. Jacques". This image was created in 4 states, this one is 3/4. The image measures 8 1/8X6 3/16 inches. Printed on an antique laid type paper
This is an original mezzotint by British artist Sir Frank Short. The title is: "Moonrise on the Bure" This mezzotint was printed in 1922, the image measures 11X15 7/8 inches, printed on a medium weight wove type paper, pencil signed lower right and monogrammed in the plate lower left corner. A beautiful rich impression, very subtle tonal range throughout. Beautiful condition.
A fine example of the Drypoint work of French artist Jacques VIllon. The title of this work is :"L'Epingle A Chapeau", the hat pin. This image was created and printed in 1909. The image is editioned lower left as 12/20. A rare image. The drypoint measures 15X12 inches, printed on a medium weight, watermarked, laid type paper. very fine condition, a rich impression showing a velvet burr of ink throughout the figure.
This drypoint is clearly signed in pencil by the artist lower right border.
This 1928 marine etching by the British printmaker Arthur Briscoe measures 12 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches, hand signed in ink and editioned as 7/75. 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.
This fine color etching and aquatint is by French artist Manuel Robbe. The title is: Les Bibelots. It is hand signed in pencil lower left within the image. Very rich impression, the image measures 19 5/8X13 3/8 inches. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper with the "arches" watermark. Numbered as 46 from the edition of 100.
Engraving, image size: 26 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches, prov. JW Randall, Coll. 4022, 17th Century impression
This is the famous self portrait by the Belgian printmaker, Jules de Bruycker. The setting is within his studio with a view of Ghent behind. The artist at work, this image was created and printed in 1925 in an edition of 125. The image measures 15 1/4X11 1/4 inches, printed on a wove type sheet which measures 22 1/2X15 1/2 inches. Hand signed, inscribed and dated in pencil in the lower margin.
This is an original etching by French master Georges Rouault. The title is "Solitaire, en cette vie d'embuches et de malices. It was created and printed in 1922 as plate 5 in the Miserere series. This image appears to be an early proof of the etching that was later printed by Vollard. The image measures 22 3/4X16 1/2 inches.It appears in the Wofsy catalog as image number 112. This etching was never hand signed in pencil by the artist.
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