Joseph Pennell
1857-1926 ~ American

The Great Gate, Lincoln's Inn

$495.00

A rare artist proof, etched and printed by Joseph Pennell, measuring 8 5/8 x 11 inches, pencil signed, cat: Wuerth 364, probably 50 proofs, 1905. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes.

Warship Coming In

$495.00

Drypoint etching from 1921, pencil signed in the lower right. Plate measures 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches on 12 3/8 x 7 7/8 watermarked laid paper. Catalog: Wuerth 770. Edition of 50. A well inked impression with plate toning. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes. He also printed many of his own images.

Windsor from Eton

$495.00

This 1903 etching by the American artist Joseph Pennell measures 5 1/2 x 12 inches, pencil signed, cat: Worth-282, Frederick Keppel label on back, artist proof, framed. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes.

The Square

$475.00

This 1920 etching by the American artist Joseph Pennell measures 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed, edition of probably 50 proofs, cat: Wuerth 740. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes. He also printed many of his own images.

St. Clement Dames

$425.00

This is a very rare early trial proof etching by Joseph Pennell, one of the foremost American etchers of the early 20th century. The plate size is 11 x 8 5/8 inches; the image itself measures 10 x 8 1/4 inches. It was created in 1906 and is pencil signed by both Pennell and Goulding, the printer. It is notated 'trial proof' in the lower right corner, the later published state of this image is #411 in the Wuerth catalog. As is typical of Pennell's prints, the margins are small, but adequate for proper presentation. This etching comes with original label from Frederick Keppel & Co, New York.

The West Front, Rouen Cathedral

$425.00

This is a very atmospheric etching of the scaffolding and facade of Rouen Cathedral in France. Image size 10 7/8 x 8 3/8 inches, 1907, edition of 90, cat: Wuerth-470, pencil signed "JPennell imp", the 'imp' indicating that Pennell printed this image himself. A richly inked impression with beautiful plate tone.

Waterloo Bridge and Somerset House

$425.00

A beautiful architectural cityscape by master printmaker, Joseph Pennell. Measuring 8 x 11 inches, it is pencil signed, publishers label included. Created in 1905 in an edition of probably 75, cat: Wuerth #379. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes. He also printed many of his own images.

Hampton Court Palace

$395.00

Created in 1906, this original etching by Joseph Pennell measures 6 1/2 x 11 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower margin, is #396 in the Wuerth catalogue and was probably done in an edition of 75. A publishers label is included with this image. Pennell did over 800 etching during his lifetime. His works were influenced by Meryon and Whistler, whose first biographer he became along with his wife. Much of his style and etching technique reflects Whistler's. His prints had many themes, including monuments, cities, factories and for one documentary series, the Panama Canal. Pennell continuously experimented with techniques and materials. His work is desirable for his artistic style and the varied subject matter that he so imaginatively portrayed.

St. Paul's Pavement

$375.00

This image by the American artist Joseph Pennell measures 8 x 11 inches, unsigned proof, 5/5, cat: Worth-366, 1910, Frederick Kepppel label on back. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes.

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