Recent Acquisitions

This is an original woodcut by American artist Jacob Landau.  The title of this work is "Horses",it is signed lower right and inscribed as "Artists Proof", this was created and printed in 1969 in an edition of 50.  The image measures 15 1/2X14 1/2 inches, printed on a hand made Mulberry Paper.  "Jacob Landau was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 17, 1917. Landau began drawing at the age of three, and when he was 12 he began studying at the Graphic Sketch Club, now known as the Samuel Fleisher Memorial. In 1934 he won a competition in Scholastic magazine for his illustration for Kipling's Jungle Book. In 1935, Landau received a scholarship from the Museum School of Industrial Art to study illustration, printmaking and painting. After graduating in 1939 he moved to New York City, where he experimented with a variety of styles, treatments and media."(Annex gallery)

$495.00

This is an original color aquatint etching by American artist, John Taylor Arms.  The title of this work is "The Birdman"  It was created and printed in 1919.  This is a very scarce image by Arms.  It has a pencil signature, and is editioned as 41/50.  It also has the printer Frederick Reynolds name under the artists in the lower border.  Very fine condition, printed on watermarked laid type paper.  The image measures 7 5/8x5 inches.  This image appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 25.

$1450.00

This is an original color aquatint etching by American artist John Taylor Arms.  The title of this image is "Loop-The-Loop".  It was created and printed in 1921, in an edition of 25 signed impressions.  This one is pencil signed dated and titled lower border.  Very fine condition.  This is a rarely seen etching by this great American printmaker.  The image measures 6X4 inches printed on a medium weight wove type paper.

$1450.00

This is a very rare original etching by French artist Charles Emile Jacque.  The title of this work is: "The Large Sheepfold (La Grande Bergerie)"  It was created and printed in 1859 with an image that measures 15 1/4X20 7/8 inches.  One of his largest etchings.  This is the second of two states with the edition of 129.  This image is made up of etching and drypoint and according to the catalog there is also some burin work in the image.  Printed on a wove type paper, this etching was originally sold by Kennedy gallery in New York.  There was a partial label on the back.  This etching is pencil signed lower right, "Ch Jacque".....

 

$950.00

This is an original lithograph by California artist Ivan Messenger.  The title of this work is: "Thaia and the Quintuplets", it was created and printed circa 1930's.  The image measures 13 1/4X17 1/4 inches.  It is pencil signed and titled.  Printed on a wove type paper.  A fine modernist view of the mother with her new born kittens.

$495.00

This is a color aquatint etching by Austrian artist Tavik František Šimon.  The title of this work is: "PLACE DE LA CONCORDE, PARIS"  This etching was created and printed in 1925, in an edition of 300, published by Society of Graveurs Modernes in Paris.  The image measures 12 3/8X16 3/8 inches.  Pencil signed lower right border.

$495.00

This is a fine example of the color aquatint etchings of Austrian artist Tavik František Šimon  The title is: "APSE OF NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS IN WINTER", it was created and printed in 1924 in an edition of 300 published by the Society of Graveurs Modernes in Paris.  The image measures 12 3/8X17 3/4 inches.  The etching is pencil signed by the artist lower border.

$495.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting by American artist Charles Harry Eaton.  It is a fine costal view with sailboats on the horizon.  This painting measures 14X20 inches and is in a fine newcomb macklin carved picture frame.  It is signed lower right corner.  A fine expressive costal view by this well known New York artist.

$3450.00

This is an original drypoint etching by Scottish artist David .Y. Cameron.  It is titled: " Monzie" with a view of Monzie castle.  This image measures 9 3/4X13 3/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper with a unicorn watermark.  Hand signed in pencil lower right border.  Very rich impression.  Fine use of drypoint in the foreground shadow area.  

$675.00

This is an original mezzotint by British artist Sir Frank Short.  The title is: "Moonrise on the Bure"  This mezzotint was printed in 1922, the image measures 11X15 7/8 inches, printed on a medium weight wove type paper, pencil signed lower right and monogrammed in the plate lower left corner.  A beautiful rich impression, very subtle tonal range throughout.  Beautiful condition.

$1400.00

This is a large drypoint etching by British artist James McBey.  It is titled: "A Regatta on the Grand Canal".  This etching was created and printed in 1930 in an edition of 89, this one is impression number 42.  The image measures 8 7/8X15 3/8 inches, printed on a wove type buff toned sheet.It is hand signed in ink in the lower right border.  A fine impression, well inked. This image appears in the Hardie catalog as image number 248.

$875.00

This is an original oil on canvas painting by Well Known British Marine painter, James Webb.  This painting shows a life boat coming to the rescue of a foundering ship.  The painting is clearly signed lower right and has an image size of 18X22 inches. 

The painting has been relined  only a couple of tiny spots of retouch on the left side..  This work came to us in what appears to be the original 19th century frame.  James Webb was a member of the Royal Academy and live his entire life in Chelsea.

$4400.00

This is an original painting done in watercolor by British artist James W. Milliken.  It is titled on the liner September in Lee Hall Park.  The painting itself measures 7X8 1/2 inches.  The overall frame measures 14X16 inches.  This painting appears to be in the original 19th century frame.  A few minor  chips to the frame.  It has rich colors to the work unlike many other faded 19th century watercolors this one is still fresh. 

$450.00

This is an original painting by American artist Platt Powell Ryder.  This scene of the Village Market Place was painted circa 1870, signed by Ryder lower right with ANA after his name, when he was an established member of the National Art Academy.   The painting is oil on board, framed underglass.  Excellent condition in what appears to be the original 19th century frame.  The painting itself measures 7 3/4X10 1/4 inches.  The frame itself has some chips to the corners.  

$2600.00

This is a fine original oil on canvas painting by British artist Walter Heath Williams.  The painting is partially signed lower right edge.  The painting most likely the Lakes District in Northern England.  A beautiful work, subtle tones of the sky right after sunset.  This artist was a member of the Royal Academy and lived most of his life in Devon and Cornwall.  The painting is in the original turn of the century frame.   The canvas measures 11X16 inches.  The overall frame size is 15X20 inches.  Excellent condition.

$1250.00