Samuel Chamberlain
1895-1975 ~ American

The Curving Canyon, New York

$625.00

This is a great New York etching, image size 8 5/8 x 5 3/4 inches, 1929, cat: Chamberlain-86, pencil signed and numbered below the image, titled in the lower margin. A rich impression on a grey toned laid type paper with ample margins and deckled edges. Samuel Chamberlain studied architecture at MIT, but interrupted his studies to serve in France during WWI. After the war, Chamberlain worked as an architectural draftsman in Boston before leaving the US to travel throughout France and Europe. During his time overseas, Chamberlain began sketching the countryside and architecture, eventually studying at the Royal College of Art in London. He became well known for his carefully rendered etchings and drypoints of both European and American buildings and cityscapes.

Beauvais

$425.00

This is a drypoint etching from April 1931. Edition of 100. Catalog: BPL 105. Pencil signed in the lower right, pencil numbered 3 out of 100 in the lower left. Plate measures 11 x 12 inches on 14 x 15 inch Rives watermarked wove paper. Chamberlain captures this brightly lit scene with breathtaking detail. Samuel Chamberlain studied architecture at MIT, but interrupted his studies to serve in France during WWI. After the war, Chamberlain worked as an architectural draftsman in Boston before leaving the US to travel throughout France and Europe. During his time overseas, Chamberlain began sketching the countryside and architecture, eventually studying at the Royal College of Art in London. He became well known for his carefully rendered etchings and drypoints of both European and American buildings and cityscapes.

Chartres Cathedral

$425.00

This is a drypoint etching from February 1931. Edition of 100. Catalog: BPL 104. Pencil signed in the lower right, pencil numbered 35 out of 100 in the lower left. Plate measures 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches on 16 1/2 x 11 1/2 inch Rives watermarked wove paper. A well inked, exquisitely detailed etching. Samuel Chamberlain studied architecture at MIT, but interrupted his studies to serve in France during WWI. After the war, Chamberlain worked as an architectural draftsman in Boston before leaving the US to travel throughout France and Europe. During his time overseas, Chamberlain began sketching the countryside and architecture, eventually studying at the Royal College of Art in London. He became well known for his carefully rendered etchings and drypoints of both European and American buildings and cityscapes.

Silhouette of Senlis

$425.00

Etching from June 1931. Edition of 100, with 5 working proofs. Pencil editioned in the lower left, signed in the lower right. Image measures 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches in a 12 3/4 x 15 1/2 inch gold frame. An incredibly detailed scene with plate toning and a rich drypoint burr.

The Verdant Village

$425.00

Drypoint etching, image size 6 1/2 x 11 inches, 1931, edition 75/100, cat. Chamberlain and Kingsland-107, pencil signed, numbered and titled. This scene of Bellefontaine, Ile-de-France, exhibits Chamberlain's ability to create subtle gradations in plate tone.

Verneuil

$425.00

This is a drypoint etching from November 1929. Edition of 100. Catalog: BPL 88. Pencil signed in the lower right, pencil numbered 59 out of 100 in the lower left. Plate measures 13 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches on 16 x 11 inch Rives watermarked wove paper. Samuel Chamberlain studied architecture at MIT, but interrupted his studies to serve in France during WWI. After the war, Chamberlain worked as an architectural draftsman in Boston before leaving the US to travel throughout France and Europe. During his time overseas, Chamberlain began sketching the countryside and architecture, eventually studying at the Royal College of Art in London. He became well known for his carefully rendered etchings and drypoints of both European and American buildings and cityscapes.

The Harborside, Friendship, Maine

$395.00

Pencil signed in the lower right. Image measures 8 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches on 13 x 17 1/2 inch watermarked wove type paper. Edition of 300, as well as 16 working proofs. Presentation print for Chicago Society of Etchers, with their drystamp in the lower left. C. 1946. A captivating etching with very detailed linework and plate tone in the sky.

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