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This is an original lithograph by California artist Ivan Messenger.  It is titled: Coronado Horse Show, created circa 1940 this lithograph is hand signed titled and hand signed by the printer A. Roeher,   The image measures 8 1/2X12 1/2 inches.

$275.00

This is an original drypoint etching by American sporting artist Frank Benson.  The title is: Over Sunk Marsh, it was created and printed in an edition of 150 impressions in 1920.  The image measures 6X7 7/8 inches.  Printed on a medium weight Hodamura paper.  This image appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 188.

$675.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting by American marine artist Harry Chase.  The title is: Windy Day Coast of Holland.  It is signed and dated , Scheveningen 1879 in the lower right corner and titled on the back of the canvas. The painting measures 20X36 inches and is in a fine carved  gilt picture frame.   This painting was created during his time studying in Holland under Mesdag and Gerdts.  He was strongly influenced by the  Hague School of Dutch Impressionism. He brought back to America many of his paintings done in those three years in Holland. These paintings were brought back to St. Louis where they were offered  in a   solo show at Pettes and Leathe Gallery in St. Louis in 1880.  All of his paintings were sold at this show.He also illustrated the catalog with etchings of his paintings.. This one, A Windy Day,  was purchased by Marc Holmes of St. Louis, later Chicago.  A fine impressionistic view of the Coast of Holland.  We have extensive information about the provenance of this work.

$7800.00

This is an original etching by Old Master Italian artist Giovanni B. Piranesi.  The title of this work is: 

Veduta degli Avanzi di Fabbrica magnifica sepolcrale co'sue Rovine.  View of the remains of a magnificent sepulcral building and its runins near the Torre de'Schiavi.  It was created and printed in 1756.  The image measures  14 1/2X20 1/2 inches.  This is an early life time impression, printed on a medium weight laid type paper with a circular watermark.  This image was part of the series Le Antichita Romane.  The image has the center fold typical of this series.

$1200.00

This is an original early etching by Italian Old Master Giovanni B. Piranesi.  The title is; Veduta in Prospettiva della gran Fontana dell'Acqua Vergine detta di Trevi.  This was created and printed in 1773.  It is from the first state of 3 before numbers.  From his series Vedute di Roma.  The image measures 18 3/4X28 1/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper with circular watermark and the typical fold in the center.  Very fine condition,   Cataloged at Hind 104.

$1225.00

This is an original etching by Italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)  The title is" View of the Interior of the Basilica of Saint Peter at the Vatican.  This etching was created in 1754.  This is the third state from the first edition.  A similar state of this image was found at the Harvard Art Museum.  The image measures 15 1/4X23 1/2 inches.  It is printed on a laid type paper with a circular watermark in the center.  This image is in the Hind catalgo as image 4 iii/vi.  A fine impression with the typical fold in the center.

$1250.00

This is an original drypoint etching by French artist Alphonse Legros (1837-1911)  The title of this work is: La Ferme De Labbaye (farm at the monastery)  Created and printed circa 1880, this image measures 8 1/2X11 1/8 inches.  Hand signed and titled in pencil.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper with a partial watermark.

$625.00

This is an original etching with aquatint by American artist John Taylor Arms.  The title is: The Sarah Jane, New York.  This etching was created and printed in 1920 in an edition of 50 in this the second state with the added aquatint.  The image measures 10 /4X7 1/4 inches.  It is hand signed and dated in pencil and inscribed, Frederick Reynolds, Printer.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  This image appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 56.

$1850.00

This is an original pencil signed impression of the well known John Taylor Arms etching:Memento Vivere, Notre Dame, Eveux.  It was created and printed in 1947 from his French Church Series.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper the image measures 13X7 inches.  It was printed in an edition of 198.  This is the second state of two.  In the lower right corner of the border is a blindstamp from the Howard A Bigelow collection.  This image won first prize at the exhibition of the Chicago Society of Etchers.  It appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 407.

$1250.00

This is an original drypoint etching by American artist Kerr Eby.  The title is: Burns Brothers, Sutton Place New York, it was created and printed in 1922 in an edition of only 50.  The image measures 12 1/4X8 3/4 inches.  It is hand signed in pencil with the "imp" after his name which means he printed this impression himself in his studio.

Burns Brothers is the New York City coal company that had many depots along the East River including this one at 56th street and Sutton Place.

$625.00

This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Anton Schutz.  The title is : Three Giants, a view of the New York Harbor, made and printed in 1927.  The image measures 13 5/8X10 1/16 inches.  This etching is framed.

$425.00

This is an oriignal  aquatint etching by British artist Leonard R. Squirrell, this etching was created and printed in 1924 in an edition of 75 signed proofs.  The image measures 11X16 1/4 inches.  Pencil signed by the artist in pencil lower right border.  Fine use of highlight and shadow making a dramatic composition. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.   A rare image only found in Museums.

$750.00

This is an amazing original etching by American artist John Taylor Arms.  The title is :Reflections at Finchingfield, England.  It was created and printed in 1938, this was from the second state of two, Edition of 100.  It is pencil signed, dated lower border.  Extemely fine detail,  This was a prize wining etching, part of his English Series.  The image measures 7 1/16X17 1/8 inches.  Very fine condition, ample borders all around.

$1250.00

This is an original etching by American artist John Taylor Arms.  This etching is pencil signed,dated and numbered as Ed.100.  The image measures 7 1/4X6 3/4 inches.  This impression is from the 1st state of 3.  This award winning etching was entered in an exhibit by the New York Watercolor club, part of their Black and White show in 1932.  This etching was originally sold by Kennedy and Co in New York.  Framed with original label.

$1650.00

This is a fine original lithograph by Regionalist artist Dale Nichols (1904-1989)  The title is: Company for Supper, it was created and printed in 1948 in an edition of 250, originally sold by Associated American Artists in New York.  The image measures 9 3/8X13 3/8 inches.  Very fine condition with original AAA label.

$925.00