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This is an original tempra painting on artist board by German artist Max Feldbauer.  This painting is identified on the back of the board with labels from both "Karl Schneider in Munchen" and also "Original der Munchner Jugend, Munchen"..The painting appears to be unsigned, but possibly appears to have a faded signature in the lower left.  The painting has an image size of 12X18 inches.  currently unframed.  Very rich colors and in good condition.  An interesting post impressionist style circa 1890-1900.  

$895.00

This is an original etching by French artist Jacques Beurdeley.  The title of this work is: "La Route de Bray a/Seine", created circa 1920s, this image is pencil signed, editioned as 55/60 and titled in the lower border.  The image measures 7 3/4X10 1/2 inches, printed on a medium weight laid type paper.

$275.00

This is an original early wood engraving by American artist Leo J. Meissner.  The title is: "The Hardware Store, Phila", this image was created and printed in 1917.  It is hand signed and titled in pencil lower border.  The image measures 5 3/8X8 7/8 inches.  Printed on a thin Japan type paper.  This is a very early and rare image by Meissner.  Very nice condition.

$425.00

This is an original color woodblock print by French artist Paul Jacoulet.  The title is: "Le Marie, Seoul Coree" The Bridegroom, Seoul Korea.  This image was created and printed in November 1950.  It is pencil signed and has the Owl seal.  This woodblock has even toning from sunlight striking the print but it still is very fine and when properly matted and framed it would be unobtrusive.  A fine image with Bronze and silver metallics.  The image measures 15 1/2X11 3/4 inches.

$595.00

This is an original color wood block print by French artist Paul Jacoulet.  The title is "La Mariee" Seoul Coree", The Bride, Seoul Korea, This image was created and printed in February 1948.  It is pencil signed and has the Owl seal.  The image measures 15 1/4X11 7/8 inches.  Although in good condition, there is even light toning in the border area all around the image and toning on the back of the sheet.  

$625.00

This is an original hand colored lithograph by American artist Don Freeman.  The title is: "Astor Lobby, Show Time" or "Under the Astor Clock".  This lithograph was created and printed in 1932 in an edition of 30, far less were hand colored by the artist.  The image measures 8 7/8X11 1/8 inches.  Hand signed and titled in pencil in the lower border.  Framed.

$1200.00

This is an original hand colored lithograph by American artist Don Freeman.  The title is: "To see the mayor".  This image was created and printed in 1937 in an edition of 25, far fewer were hand colored by the artist.  This image is pencil signed, the image measures 12 1/8X9 inches.  According to the catalog: "On his weekly radio program, Mayor La Guardia encouraged new Yorkers to bring their complaints to him personally.  Freeman drew a group of constituents making appointments with the mayor's secretary"  This lithograph is framed.

$1200.00

This is an original etching and aquatint by French artist Georges Rouault.  The title of this work is: "Qui ne se Grime Pas" It was created in 1923.  In english the title reads: "Who Does Not Wear a Mask"  This was created as part of his Miserere series.  The image measures 22 1/8X17 inches.  This is an extremely rare early proof before the edition.  It has the Ambroise Vollard and Arches watermark in the sheet in the right border area.  Possibly a self Portrait, this image is obscurely signed and dated in the lower edge of the sheet.

$2400.00

This is an original etching by French artist Georges Rouault.  This image from the Miserere series, created in 1923.  This image is signed and dated in the plate only, as published.  The image measures 22 3/4X16 1/4 inches.  The title in english is: "to love would be so sweet".  A very rich impression printed on a heavy weight wove type paper.

$1450.00

This is an original charcoal and watercolor drawing by French Master artist Jacques Villon.  This view of a young woman is hand signed in pencil lower left.  The image measures 7X4 1/2 inches, nicely framed.  A fine belle epoque image circa 1900.  

$725.00

This is an original color woodblock print by French artist Paul Jacoulet.  The title of this work is: "Le Lotus Noir,Chine".  This image was created and printed in April 1959.  It is quite rare and one of his most sought after images.  Only 60 were printed.  It has his Peony seal and is pencil signed mid right side.  The image measures 15 1/2X12 inches.  This rare image is in very fine condition however the borders had been trimmed in the past, with just a bit showing at the bottom with the title.  The colors are very good..  One of his best!  This image appears in the Miles catalog as image number 159.

$750.00

This is an original pencil signed lithograph by American artist Stow Wengenroth.  The title is: "Surf at Bass Rocks, Gloucester Ma".  It was created and printed in 1976 in an edition of 80.  The image measures 8 3/8X13 7/8 inches.  It appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 364.  Pencil signed and editioned lower border.

$345.00

This is an original etching and drypoint by American artist James M Whistler.  The title is "The Forge", An interior view of the Blacksmith and his apprentices.  The image printed on a thin Japan type paper has in image size of 7 5/8X12 1/2 inches.  Extensive use of plate tone, a rich impression, This impression is the 6th state of 6 prior to the cancellation of the plate.  It was created in 1861 as part of his series, "The Thames Set"  It appears in the Kennedy catalog as image number 68.  A fine image in very nice condition.

$1850.00

This is an original etching by American artist James Whistler.  The title: "Fumette", was created and printed in 1858, as part of the series, "The French Set"  The image measures 6 1/2X4 1/4 inches.  This is the 5th state of 5 which includes the printers address in the lower left corner of the image.

The name whistler is plate signed lower right.  Framed.  This impression is very richly inked with extensive plate tone in the backgroun of the subject.

Eloise ('Fumette') (fl. 1840-1858). Éloise - also called Héloïse - posed for Fumette, Whistler's first partner, Héloïse was a grisette, a vivid and fiery character. A grisette, as described in Henri Murger's Scènes de la vie de Bohème (1848/1851) and Alfred de Musset's poem Mimi Pinson (1845), was a working girl, a young seamstress or milliner, fun-loving and faithful as a lover.

 

$1850.00

This is an original etching by American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler.  The title is: "La Mere Gerard".  It was created in 1858 as part of the "French Set", created in Paris.  "The sitter probably posed for this etching in Paris in the autumn of 1858, but possibly earlier. Whistler was in Paris until 14 August, and on his return from the Rhineland, after 7 October 1858."  This printing is state 4 of 4 with the edition of the printers address at the bottom edge: "Delatre. Rue St. Jacques. 171".  This is a very rare early printing of that state, done on a sepia colored chin collet adhered to a thicker sheet of Wove type paper.  Under the plate mark is the Whistler pencil signed butterfly monogram.The image measures 5 1/16X3 1/2 inches.  The overall sheet measures17 1/4X12 inches.  This image appears in the Kennedy catalog as image number 11.  A beautiful, richly inked impression. This etching came to us with a partial label from Kennedy Galleries, N.Y.  Quite Rare!

 

$2450.00