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This is an original color drypoint etching by American artist Dorsey Potter Tyson (1891-1969)  The title is Peacock Fan, it was created and printed in 1929 in an edition 96/100.  This etching is hand signed in pencil and also signed and dated in the plate.  The image measures 11X8 7/8 inches.  Very fine condition printed on a light weight japan type paper.  "The American printmaker Dorsey Potter Tyson was born in Maryland; however, much of D.P.Tyson’s market was in England. His prints sold alongside those of the Elyse Ashe Lord, riding on the wave of popularity for the Art Deco style which was in vogue at the time. Like Elyse Lord, Dorsey Potter Tyson drew his inspiration from a wide range of oriental sources and like Lord, his art was essentially decorative in nature." (Campbell)

$500.00

This is an original etching and drypoint by British artist Muirhead Bone (1876-1953)  The title of this work is: "Canal and Bridge of SS Apostoli, Venice"  It was created and printed in  1916, in an edition of 129 signed proofs.  The image measures 12 7/8X8 7/8 inches.  Pencil signed lower right, a very rich impression.  One of the best of his Italian etchings.

$975.00

This is an original etching by British artist Sir Frank Brangwyn.  The title Il Traghetto was created and printed in 1911.  The edition was 100 signed proofs.  The image printed in brown ink measures 15 3/8 X 14 7/8 inches.  It is pencil signed lower border.  This image appears in the "Fine Art Society catalog as image number 175.  Il Traghetto refers to the ferry that ran down the grand canal of Venice.

$675.00

Philip Little

1857-1942
American, known for scenes of coastal New England

This is an original etching by Boston artist Phillip Little.   This image of a man fishing is pencil signed and dated 1915.  It was later given as a gift, inscribed: "Abbott and Gretchen 1927" in pencil lower left border.   This etching has an image size of 10 1/4X7 3/4 inches.  

$275.00

This is an original etching by American artist John Taylor Arms (1887-1953)  The title of this work is "Study in Stone, Cathedral of Orense.  This etching was created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 100.  This image was part of the artist's Spanish Church Series.  It appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 257.  The image measures 7 1/4X5 9/16 inches.  The etching is pencil signed, dated and also inscribed: "To Mr. E O Ropka..?  with the best wishes John Taylor Arms, 1927.  This etching was printed by David Strang.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.

$725.00

This is an original etching by American artist John Taylor Arms (1887-1953)  The title of this etching is :Sunlight on Stone, Caudebec-en-Caux. 1931.  This etching was created as part of the artist's French Church Series.  Printed in an edition of 164.  This etching was pencil signed, dated and inscribed as Trial Proof II.  The image measures 14 1/4X7 1/2 inches.  It appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 241.  The etching was printed on a medium weight laid type paper.  Beautiful condition, strong contrasts between the shadows and high lights with nice use of plate tone in the sky.  This etching has won numerous awards including from the Society of American Etchers.

$1250.00

This is an original etching by American artist John Taylor Arms (1883-1953)  The titile of this work is: "Venetian Mirror. (The Grand Canal, Venice.)".  This etching was created and printed in 1935 in an edition of 146 signed proofs.  This one has the artists "Private Collection" in pencil lower border, it is also pencil signed and dated and inscribed to: "To my Friend Frank G. Kennedy Jr.  and signed again John Taylor Arms"..  The image measures 6 3/8X14 1/8 inches.  Beautiful use of plate tone in the sky and sea.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper, the overall sheet size is: 10 1/4X18 1/2 inches.  A beautiful impression in excellent condition.

$3200.00

This is an original etching by American artist John Taylor Arms (1887-1953)  The title of this work is "Lace in Stone: Rouen Cathedral   1927".  This image, according to the artist, was his greatest etching.  An image with unbelievable detail.  This large etching has an image size of 14 1/4X11 3/8 inches, the plate mark measures 14X11 1/8 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.  This etching is signed and titled by the artist in pencil and inscribed, "Personal Proof."  This image is quite scarce with an edition of only 100 signed proofs.  "Arms spent many years creating his series of etchings of French churches and the series includes some of his most elaborate plates, of which Lace in Stone: Rouen Cathedral remains the outstanding technical tour de force." (Campbell)  This etching appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 200.  This image won numerous awards and appears in the Dorothy Noyes Arms book the Churches of France.

 

$3200.00

This is a mystery print.  It is signed but we cannot figure out who the artist was.  The image is pencil signed and titled in English, The Chinese Seamen, This etching  was printed in Aug, 1937.  The image measures 8 1/4X10 1/2 inches.  

$225.00

This is an original lithograph by British artist Ethel Gabain (1883-1950)  The title is: La Don de la Mariee, The Gift of the Bride.  This lithograph was created and printed in 1919 in an edition of only 24.  This litho has an image size of  14 5/8X9 1/2 inches.  Hand signed in pencil by the artist lower right border.  This image appears in the Wright catalog as image number 207.

$325.00

This is an original watercolor painting by American artist Morris Henry Hobbs.  Untitled, a view of the Woods in New Hampshire.  This image was created in 1945 during his stay at the McDowell Colony as a guest artist in 1945.  The well known art Colony is in Peterborough NH.  The southwest corner of the state.  The painting measures 20X14 inches. Hand signed in ink in the lower edge of the image.

$425.00

This is an original watercolor painting by American artist Morris Henry Hobbs.  Untitled, this wooded view with deer measures 12X16 inches.  It is signed and dated in ink in the lower center of the image.  This view taken in Southwestern New Hampshire was done while the artist was a resident of the McDowell Art Colony in Peterborough NH.  This work was created in 1944.  It came to us from the family of the artist.  This painting is unframed.

$325.00

This is an original watercolor painting by American artist Morris Henry Hobbs.  The title is: "Mt. Monadnock, New Hampshire,1945"  This work was created when Hobbs was a guest artist at the Mcdowell art colony in New Hampshire.  The painting measures 11 1/2X17 1/2 inches.  Hand signed lower left edge of the image and titled and dated on the back of the sheet.  This painting is unframed.

$425.00

This is an original drypoint etching by French artist Alphonse Legros (1837-1911)  The title is: "Les Rochers", it was created circa 1870 in an edition of only 10, this is the third state of three.  Unsigned, the image measures 5X 7 7/8 inches.  This image appears in the Bliss catalog as image number 228.  Printed on an antique laid type paper, collectors annotations at the bottom edge of the sheet.

$275.00

This is an original etching by American artist Morris Henry Hobbs.  The title is "Spruce St. from Beacon.  A scene taken in Boston, dated 1946.  This pencil signed etching is from the edition of 100 signed proofs.  The image measures 9X5 inches.

$275.00