Recent Acquisitions

This is a very rare engraving by American artist J. Alden Weir.  The title is: "Arcturus", it was created and printed in 1893 and is the result of his visit to the Isle of Man in 1889.  It shows a young boy with the accoutrements of the Hunt all around him.  The engraving is hand signed in pencil lower left border.  Printed on a "G&O" watermarked laid thin type paper.  The image measures 8 7/8X7 1/4 inches.  According to research this was his only engraved image.


This is a drypoint etching by J. Alden Weir.  It is a portrait of his daughter Caroline, "Caro" and her dog Gyp.

This etching was created and printed in 1890.  The image measures 7 3/4X5 7/8 inches.  It is signed in the plate only and titled and dated in the upper right edge of the image.  Printed on a thin watermarked laid type paper.


This is an original oil on canvas painting signed "F. Yoshida", lower left.  This artist is Fujio Yoshida (1887-1987)

Fujio was the wife of the well known woodblock artist Hiroshi Yoshida and the Mother of Toshi.  She was the first female in the Yoshida family to become a well known artist.  Fujio was known for her western style paintings.  This painting measures 20X24 inches.  It is housed in a hand carved wooden frame.  We assume the painting to be from the late 1930's to possibly 1940.  


This is an original pencil signed study of the Crucifixion .  We are unsure who the artist was, It appears to be Ferdinand ....?  The image measures 15 3/4X15 1/2 inches.  It appears to be early 20th century, printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  Very richly inked.


This is an original Pierre-Auguste Renoir etching titled: "Le Chapeau Epingle", it was created and first printed in 1894.  This impression is likely a later printing, but definately from the original plate.  The image measures 4 3/4 X 3 1/2 inches.  Signed "Renoir" in the plate lower left.  A fine rich impression.  This etching is nicely framed in a period ripple style 19th century gilt frame.  Printed on a warm toned laid type paper.  The condition is very good.


This is an original wood engraving by American artist Kay Peterson.  The title of this work is: "Cleaning the Catch", created and printed c.1930's.  This wood engraving is hand signed and titled in pencil.  The image measures 4X5 inches.


Thsi is an original wood engraving by Hoyland Bettinger.  It is titled: "Perce Fishermen", created and printed c.1930's this image is pencil signed and titled in the lower border.  The image measures 4X5 inches.  


This is an original etching by American artist Ernest Haskell.  It is titled: "The Snow Farm", it was created circa 1923.  The image measures 5 7/8X8 3/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower center.  "The Snow Farm is an equally thoughtful study of the interaction of land and sky: trees march friezelike across the flat landscape, while freely drawn clouds suggest movement. Three minuscule birds sway in gusting winds above stationary farmhouses. Haskell pointed to this interaction in his caption: “Cloud movement, in contrast to topographical lines, pure etching.” 


This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Ernest Haskell.  The title of this work is: "The Sylvan Sea", created circa 1930 this etching has an image size of 5 3/4X8 1/2 inches.  Printed on a light weight wove type paper.  


This is an original pencil signed lithograph by American artist Emil Ganso.  The title of this work is "Two Sisters", it has an image size of 16 1/2X11 inches, dated 1930 on the back of the sheet, pencil signed lower right, printed on a thin wove type paper.  The corners have been rounded, possibly for a former picture frame.  It is editioned as 8/20.


This is an original aquatint etching printed in blue ink by French artist Manuel Robbe.  This etching is pencil signed lower right border, "A.  Lafitte" (Alphonse)  which is a secondary name that Robbe used on many of his seascapes.  The image measures 10 1/4X19 1/2, printed on a heavy weight wove type paper.


This is an original color aquatint etching by Austrian artist Luigi Kasimir.  The title of this work is: "Fleet Street,London", circa 1930, one of his best works.  The view is of St.Pauls and Ludgate Hill from Fleet Street.

The image measures 21 1/4X17 inches.  very nice condition, pencil signed in the lower left border, printed on a wove type paper.  It appears in the Kasimir catalog as image number 10.


This is a cool original oil on canvas painting of Nymphs in the forest.  A fine tonalist work.

It appears to be signed lower right but we cannot make out who the artist was.  The work looks to be from the 1920's,  The canvas measures 30X22 inches.  The canvas has be relined in the past, housed in a rustic frame that goes well with this tonalist impressionist work of art.


This is an original engraving done after the painting by Richard Caton Wodville, "War News from Mexico".  This engraving was published by The American Art Union who purchased the original painting in 1849.  They commissioned Alfred Jones to make an engraving retitled" Mexican News", This engraving was created and printed in 1849.

 "Jones had studied engraving as an apprentice in Albany, New York. After moving to New York City, his talents as an engraver were highly prized by such institutions as the American Art-Union. He also took classes at the National Academy of Design where he was elected a full academician in 1851. In addition to the engraving after Woodville’s painting, Jones engraved works by Asher B. Durand, William Sidney Mount, and others. In his later years, he worked primarily as an engraver of bank notes and postage stamps." This engraving has an image size of: 20 1/2X18 3/8 inches.  plus title and margins.  Title and Publishers information in the bottom margin.


This is an original pencil signed and titled etching by American regionalist artist John E..Costigan.

The titled of this work is: "Boy With Cows", it was created and printed in 1942, published by Associated American Artists in New York.  The image measures 9 3/8X11 7/8 inches.  A view of life on his farm, frequently using his family as subjects.  One of his best etchings.