Recent Acquisitions

This is a scarce original etching by American artist Bertha Jacques.  The title is: Tucker's Landing, Marblehead Mass, Created and printed circa. 1890-1900.  This image is pencil signed and measures 3X4 1/2 inches.  Printed on a heavy weight wove type sheet. a couple of faint foxing marks in the border area not into the image.


This is a fine original color aquatint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe.  This image of a sleeping nude in the landscape is hand signed in pencil lower right and numbered as 33 lower left border.  The image measures 11 1/4X15 1/2 inches.  Printed on a medium weight Arches laid paper.


This is a rare original drypoint etching by American artist Gifford Beal.  The subject is one of his Circus series, taken from the Ringling Brothers circus when it came to New York City..  This image is pencil signed and measures 8 3/4X122 inches.  It is numbered as 100 imp.   This fine etching came to us from the family  of the artist.


This is a fine drypoint etching by American artist Gifford Beal.  The title is: The Reurn of the Lobster Fishermen,  created and printed C. 1931 in an edition of 100.  This etching is hand signed titled and numbered in pencil in the lower border.  The image measures 6 3/4X15 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type sheet with the Whatman watermark.  This etching came to us directly from the artist's family.


This is a very rare find.  The original pen and ink study for the well known etching, The Sussex by British artist James McBey.  This was one of his best known WWI works.  The subject is the Sinking of the Sussex a British Mail Boat that was torpedoed by a German Submarine in the English Channel.  The Bow was blown off and the wreck beached on the sands near Boulogne.  This pen and ink is hand signed and located as Boulogne and dated 1916.  McBey was on site and did many studies of this scene of destruction.  This is one of the most finished studies done before he created the well known etching.  The image measures 8 1/4X15 1/2 inches.  Drawn on a watermarked laid type sheet.  The drawing needs restoration, foxing marks throughout the sheet.


This is a fine 19th century watercolor painting by American artist Illustrator Granville Perkins.  This work is signed lower right G. Perkins and titled  and dated :Singapore, March 1, 1870.  This painting measures 11 3/4X14 inches, nicely framed.  The overall frame measures 13 1/4X15 1/2.  The color is rich, some old bleed through from an earlier wooden backing.  Granville spent years travelling the world.  He worked as an illlustrator for many books and Harpers magazine.


This is a very rare pencil signed impression.  THe original woodblock print by Eric Gill.  Created at "The Miller's Tale" for the Canterbury Tales, published in 1934.  This impression measures approx.9 X 6 1/4 inches.  Hand signed in pencil "Eric G" lower right and numbered in pencil as 2/10 upper left.  This wood engraving is nicely framed with archival materials.


This is a fine original wood engraving after Homer, published in Harpers Weekly in September 20, 1873.  This is a wood engraving with the original Harpers written story on the back of the sheet.  This is perhaps the best known of the large double paged images that were ever done for Harpers.  The image measures 13 9/16X 20 5/8 inches on a total sheet size of 15 15/16X21 7/8 inches.  Very nice condition, museum  matted and framed.  The title Snap the Whip, after the painting by Winslow Homer.  This image was engraved by W. H. Lagarde.,.


A fine Hunting drypoint etching by American sporting artist Aiden Lassell Ripley.  This etching is pencil signed and titiled: Goose Shooting.  Created and printed circa 1930's-40's.  The image measures 8 3/4X13 7/8 inches.  Printed on a heavy weight buff toned wove type paper.


This is an original hand colored lithograph by British artist David Roberts.  The subject is: Grand Approach to the Temple of Philae, Nubia, created and printed in 1846 as part of his Holy Land series.  This image is signed and titled in the plate with an image area measuring 13 1/2X20 inches.  Framed, some foxing marks in the sheet.  Very rich color.


This is an original hand colored lithograph by British artist David Roberts.  The subject is: Ruins of Baalek, Heliopolis, Egypt, Created and printed in  1839.  This image measures 13 3/8X19 1/2 inches.  Signed and titled in the plate.  This litho was created by Louis Haghe and published by E.G. Moon as plate 77 of his Holy Land series.  This lithograph is in fine condition, matted and framed.


This is a fine original etching by American artist Gabrielle de Vaux Clements.  This image of sailboats in Gloucester Harbor is pencil signed lower right,  It has an image size of 3X3 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type sheet.


This is an early wood engraving by American artist Randy Miller.  This pencil signed and titled image is titled: Hillside Farm, printed in an edition of 200.  The image measures 3X2 1/2 inches.


This etching by Charles Mielatz measures 3 x 4 1/2 inches. Created in 1907, it is plate signed and dated and also pencil signed on the lower margin. Mielatz was born in Germany in 1864. After arriving in the US he attended the Chicago School of Design. Meilatz studied different artistic mediums but after an introduction to etching by J.J. Callahan he came to love the etching process and devoted his time exclusively to it. For fifteen years he was the chief Instructor in etching at the National Academy of Design in NY.


This is an early proof  of an etching by Frank Benson.  The title is: Marshes at Evening, created and printed in 1918, this is one of only three early proofs before the published edition.  The image measures 9X11 inches.  It appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 131.  This etching is in poor condition, broken platemarks, the back is covered in old glue.  a few spots showing through.  This is however a rare impression and the image does look good.