Etching with drypoint, C. 1900. Pencil signed in the lower right. There is a repaired tear at the bottom of the print, not in the image. There are also some thin spots on the back of the paper. Plate measures 23 x 13 1/2 inches on 24 1/2 x 16 3/4 inch wove type paper. A well inked, captivating portrait. Helleu began his art career when he enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and worked as an apprentice for Theodore Deck, decorating ceramic plates with women's portraits. He became friends with many artists of La Belle Epoch, including John Singer Sargent, Whistler, Tissot, Monet and Rodin, and became well known for his elegant portraits of women of French society. He traveled between France and America, and in 1912 was commissioned to create the astrological ceiling decoration in New York's Grand Central Station.
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 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 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.
Etching, image size 15 x 8 1/2 inches, 1934, cat: Hardie- 269, ed. 80, signed and editioned in black ink, pencil titled along bottom of sheet, also plate signed and inscribed "McBey New York 22 October 1929". Ref: "Fine Prints of the Year 1934"
This is an original drypoint etching by British artist David Muirhead Bone. The subject of this work is: Canal and Bridge of SS Apostoli, Venice. THis etching was created and printed in 1916 in an edition of 129. This etching printed in sepia toned ink measures 12 7/8X8 7/8 inches. The image appears in the Dodgson catalog as image number 351.
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 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 is an original prize winning etching by American artist John Taylor Arms. The title is Sunlight on Stone, Caudebec-en-Caux. The image created in 1931 measures 14 1/2X7 5/8 inches. Printed on an antique laid type paper, hand signed in pencil, and inscribed "Ed 100 II" lower left, also with a collectors seal "HOW" in red, lower right corner of the sheet. This image appears in the Arms catalog as number 241. This image was part of his French Church series no.31. This image won numerous awards including best print in the Arts and Crafts Association in Connecticut in 1952.
This is a very fine original hand colored aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe. The title is: La Tasse De The', it was created and printed in 1906 in an edition of 100. The image measures 19 1/4X 14 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper, "Arches" watermark. Very fine condition, hand signed in pencil in the lower right in the image.
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.
This is a fine early etching by American regionalist artist Jackson Lee Nesbitt. The title: October Afternoon, this etching was created and printed in 1945. Published in an edition of 250 by Associated American Artists in New York. The label is included. The image measures 9 11/16X13 5/8 inches. A beautiful pencil signed impression in flawless condition.
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.
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