Recent Acquisitions

This is a fine line engraving by French artist Jean Emile Laboureur.  The title of this work is Le Retour de la Peche.  Created and printed circa 1920's this image measures 4 X 3/3/4 inches.  Hand signed and numbered in pencil in the lower border. 27/55.    Though Laboureur was initially inspired by Lautrec and the Primitivism of Paul Gaugin, he is considered to be the first printmaker to be strongly influenced Cubism. By the end of World War I, the artist had gained wide acclaim as a book designer and illustrator. The artist died on June 16, 1943 in Pénestin, France.

$474.00

This is a fine line engraving by French artist Jean Emile  Laboureur.  The title of this work is La Photographe, it was created and printed in 1923.  This impression is numbered 40/55.  The image measures 4 3/4X3 3/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  Hand signed in pencil lower left border.   Though Laboureur was initially inspired by Lautrec and the Primitivism of Paul Gaugin, he is considered to be the first printmaker to be strongly influenced Cubism. By the end of World War I, the artist had gained wide acclaim as a book designer and illustrator. The artist died on June 16, 1943 in Pénestin, France

$475.00

This is a dramatic painting by Boston artist Clement Drew.  This image is Identified on the back, Steamship Nantasket in the Tornado, June 16th 1879.  This painting was created and signed C. Drew lower right corner.  This oil on canvas measures 14X22 inches.  The painting has been laid down onto a board, the restorer transposed the writing on the back of the canvas to a backing canvas.  The painting is in a fine gilt frame.  This is a very dramatic study of a sidewheeler in trouble, caught in a storm.   Some cracking to the paint at the lower inch of the composition.  Clement Drew was an artist and "dealer in picture-frames" in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 19th century. He specialized in marine paintings. He kept a studio on Court Street and Tremont Street, in Boston in the mid 19th century..

$2850.00

This is a large woodblock print by American artist Jacob Landau.  The title is Horses and Men.  This woodblock on rice paper measures 20X24 inches. It is pencil signed, titled and inscribed as T/P in the lower border.  This rare image comes on a sheet size of 24X30 inches.

$375.00

This is a fine oil on panel by American artist James McDougal Hart.  This painting of Cows in a landscape is signed and dated lower left, 1879.  The painting itself measures 12X9 inches.  It comes in a nice period gilt frame.   "Born in Kilmarnock, Scotland, James Hart was a leading figure of the second generation Hudson River School painters and was known for idyllic landscapes, especially with cows. His family emigrated to Albany, New York in 1830 ". James McDougal Hart served as the Vice President for three years of the National Academy of Design. He became a member in 1859.

$12900.00

This is a fine original colored drypoint etching by American artist Mathilde J. DE CORDOBA.  This image of a young girl showing off her new ballet slippers.  The image measures 14 1/2X10 1/2 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower right border. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  Mathilde De Cordoba (1882 – 1944) was an American painter and printmaker known for her child portraits. De Cordoba produced prints for the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Her work is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, and the Print Collection of The New York Public Library.

 

$275.00

This is an original etching by American artist Warren Davis.  The title, "Andante" this view of three modern dancers.  The image measures 7 7/8X9 7/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower border.  This image was created and printed circa 1920.

$475.00

This is a fine original etching by British artist Arthur Briscoe, the title is James and John, this etching was created and printed in 1928 in an edition of 75 signed impressions.  This one is signed and numbered 43/75 in sepia ink.  This is one of his finest images, a couple of Dutch Hengsts moored at Zijpe in Walcheren.  The image measures 9 3/4X13 3/4 inches  Printed on a laid type, watermarked paper.  The borders are a bit trimmed but still enough room for proper presentation.  Printed in a warm toned ink, nice use of plated tone in the sea and sky..

$495.00

This is a fine etching with drypoint by British artist D.Y. Cameron.  The subject here is Notre Dame Dinant, created and printed in 1907, this is the second state of three.  Hand signed in pencil,  first sold through Arthur Harlow in New York.  The image measures 13 1/2X6 3/4 inches.  The sheet is laid down on a support sheet, borders are 1/4 inches wide all around.

$475.00

This is a fine drypoint etching by British artist Muirhead Bone.  The subject is: Joseph Conrad Listing to Music.  It was created and printed in 1923.  Hand signed lower border in pencil.  The image measures 9 7/8X7 inches.  The image appears in the Dodgson catalog as image 385.  This etching is in good condition, nicely framed.

$675.00

This fine drypoint etching is by French artist Louis Legrand.  The title is: Le Pochard, one of his night club scenes.  This pencil signed etching measures 8 1/8X5 5/8 inches.  Nicely framed, numbered 10/65.   This image appears in the Arwas catalog as image number A 387.  Very fine condition.

$675.00

 

William Walcot

1874-1943

British

This is a fine drypoint etching by British artist William Walcot 1874-1943.  The title is "The Mersey " it was created and printed in 1922 as part of his series titled "The Arteries of Great Britain.  The platemark  measures 4 3/4X13 inches.    Hand signed in pencil lower border.

$425.00

William Walcot

1874-1943

British

This is a fine drypoint etching by British artist William Walcot 1874-1943.  The title is "The Thames " it was created and printed in 1922 as part of his series titled "The Arteries of Great Britain.  The platemark  measures 4 3/4X13 inches.    Hand signed in pencil lower border.

$425.00

This is a life time impression by Italian printmaker, Giovanni Piranesi 1720-1778.  The title of this image is Altra Veduta del tempio della Sibilla in Tivoli  (Sibylline Temple at Tivoli)  It was created in 1770 as part of his series titled Vedute di Roma.  It was begun in 1740's and comprised of 135 images.The image measures 24 3/8X17 1/4 inches.  It is archivally framed, with the Label of The Old Print Shop, New York on the back.  Very nice condiiton.  This image appears in the Taschen catalog as image number 934.

$1450.00

This is a fine original drypoint etching by American artist James Swann.  This image is titled: Valley Farm, it was created and printed in 1941 in an edition of 100.  The image measures 4X3 inches, hand signed and titled in pencil lower border.  This etching is nicely framed.

$275.00