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This is an original etching by Austrian artist Tavik František Šimon  The title is:Bourse des Valeurs, Paris.  This etching was created and printed in 1912 in an edition of 150.  The etching is pencil signed by the artist and also has his red cartouche lower left.  The image measures 7 3/4X9 5/8 inches.

$295.00

This is an original etching by French Barbizon artist Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875)  The title of this work is: The Large Shepherdess, it was created and printed in 1862.  I/I....The only state created.  The plate measures 12 1/2X9 1/4 inches.  Signed in the plate lower left, edition is unknown.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  Catalog: Delteil 18.  This is one of his best known etchings.light toning to the sheet, wide borders all around, some repair tape in the lower left corner of the border, well away from the image area..  A strong rich impression of this important image.

$4250.00

This is an original etching by American artist Robert L. Benney (1904-2001)  The title written in the lower border is: Fixing the Boom.  This etching circa 1940 is pencil signed and has an edition of 50 impressions.  The image measures 7X8 3/4 inches.  Printed on a watermarked laid type paper.

$275.00

This is an original color etching by Austrian artist T.F.Simon.  The title: "Anglers,Paris" was created and printed in 1922 in an edition of 100.  The image measures 8 1/4X11 1/2 inches.  The etching is pencil signed by the artist and has his stamp in the lower left border.

$345.00

This is an original etching and aquatint by Japanese artist Francois Masami Nakayama (1898-1979)  The title of this work is: A New Generation, created and printed circa 1940.  The image measures 9 1/2X6 1/2 inches.  Hand signed and titled in pencil lower border.

$275.00

This is an original engraving by French artist Jean-Emile Laboureur (1877-1943)  This engraving on copper measures 3 1/4X4 1/4 inches.   Pencil signed lower left border, printed on a medium weight wove type paper. An edition mark, 5/8 lower right.  Created and printed circa 1920.

$325.00

This is an original pencil signed etching and drypoint by Hungarian artist Istvan Prihoda.  It is titled The Sisters, it has an image size of 10 3/8X8 1/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper circa 1930. 

$275.00

This is an original etching by French artist Louis Legrand.  The title is: Le Bon Bedeau, (The Good Beadle)  It was created and printed in 1905 in an edition of 50.  The image measures 21 1/4X14 1/4 inches.  Pencil signed lower right with the red publishers stamp next to the signature.  Editioned as 8/40.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.

$425.00

This is an original Cliches Verre print by French artist Jean Baptiste Camille Corot.  The title is "The Little Sister, La Petite Soeur.  This image was first created in 1854, the image was done on a coated glass plate which was then printed onto a light sensitive sheet.  This happened at a time when photography was only just invented.  This plate was latter printed in a new edition by Le Garrec in 1921.  This image has the Edmond Sagot's publishers stamp on the back and the edition number as: 129/150..The image measures 6 1/2X8 1/8 inches.  Corots name appears in the lower left corner in reverse.  This image appears in the Deteil catalog as image number 41....“From a portfolio of forty individually mounted cliché-verre prints by Corot, Daubigny, Delacroix, Millet and Rousseau, printed from plates held in the collection of M. Cuvelier (Paris: Maurice Le Garrec, 1921); with title page, list of plates and 'avertissement', each mount and title page stamped with the series number in blue ink; edition 8/150. The verso of each print also bears a stamp, possibly that of the Edmond Sagot studio (the title page states that Le Garrec was the successor to Sagot)  (from the British Museum)

$775.00

This is an original wood engraving by American artist Thomas Nason.  The title is: The Sheepfold, it was created and printed in 1947 in an edition of 100.  Pencil signed, and dated lower right.  The image measures 3 1/4X7 1/2 inches.

$325.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting by British artist William Howard Yorke.  This painting titled: Zephyr in A Gale is signed and dated "1877 L.Pool", in the lower left corner and also identified on a brass plaque.  The painting measures 20X30 inches, it is displayed in a period looking frame that is a modern reproduction.  This painting was sold at Christies in New York in their Marine Sale in 1999.  The painting has been cleaned and lined, it is in excellent condition.  

William H. Yorke was born in St. John, New Brunswick, the son of marine painter William Gay Yorke, with whom he studied. The younger Yorke appeared in Liverpool city directories from 1860 as a ship portraitist. Father and son have similar painting styles, though the younger generally signed his name "W.H. YORKE" in upper-case letters. William H. Yorke remained in England and usually, though not always, added the inscription "L'Pool" to his paintings. The paintings of both artists are highly regarded and are represented in marine museums in England and America.

 

$7200.00

This is an original early William Preston Phelps painting titled: The Homestead, N.H.  This  oil painting from circa 1890 has a canvas size 18X30 inches.  It is in a heavy Gold Leaf  frame of the same period as the painting. There is a couple of old labels on the back. The painting is in good shape, no evidence of restoration.  Signed lower left corner.  The house in view is most likely Phelps own in Chesham New Hampshire.

$6800.00

This is an original pencil signed etching of New York City by American artist Joseph Pennell.  The title is: Trinity Church from the River, 1904.  The image measures 11 3/4X8 3/8 inches.  Printed in an edition of 25.  This image appears in the Kennedy Catalog as image number 324...  This etching was last sold by Kennedy Galleries in New York in 1920.  This image is the 2nd state with some changes mostly in the dramatic sky.

$725.00

This is an original pencil signed mezzotint by British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden.  The title is: Breaking up of the Agamemnon No. II.  This mezzotint was created in 1880, one of his most popular images, like the earlier etched impression done 10 years earlier in just etched lines.  This image is made up of tone as well as lines in the composition... This subject illustrates  the last of the wooden hulled warships, The Agamemnon,  at the breakers yard .  With the setting sun behind it is truly a romantic view  of the end of an era of tall wooden ships.  The image measures 9 3/4X18 3/8 inches.  Pencil signed lower right border, this is the IX/IX  state.  Printed on a heavy weight wove type paper.  A rich dark impression.  "The Agamemnon in the process of being dismantled is moored to a buoy in the Thames opposite Greenwich...."

$1850.00

This is an original drypoint etching by American artist Levon West.  The title is: "The Eagle", it was created and printed in 1929 in an edition of 100.  Printed in a brown toned ink, the image measures 7 7/8X13 1/4 inches.  Fine use of plate tone in the sky.  A fine western scene of two travelers on horseback with an eagle overhead.  This etching is signed, titled and editioned as 92/100 in pencil

$425.00