Tavik F. Simon
1877-1942, Czech

A Lady Dressed in a Fur Coat
1877-1942, Czech

Plate measures 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches on 14 x 11 inch medium weight wove type paper. C. 1905. Catalog: Novak 33. Edition of 50. This is a rare, very early print of his. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right with the word "Paris." Plate initialed on the left hand side. Rich drypoint burr with extensive use of plate tone.


Quai Aux Fleurs
1877-1942, Czech

Color etching and aquatint. Pencil signed in the lower right and numbered 64 in the lower left. Edition of 300. Plate initialed in the lower center. Catalog: Baker 183, Novak 371. Published in L'Estampe Moderne in 1922. Plate measures 12 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches in an 18 1/2 x 21 7/8 inch black and gold frame. Provenance Kennedy & Co. Rare Prints, according to a stamp on the back of frame.


Dutch Landscape in Winter
1877-1942, Czech

Color etching printed in 1925 on watermarked laid-type paper. Ed 280, cat: Novak 437. Artists' cipher in two places. Pencil signed and titled. Measures 17 x 22 inches.
T.F.Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. Simon was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.


noImage
1877-1942, Czech

This etching measures 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, pencil signed, edition of 86, numbered in pencil with the artist's stamp, Cat: Novak-173, II/II. Simon studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. He was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.


Motif From Cesky Krumlow
1877-1942, Czech

This etching by the Czech artist, Tavik F. Simon, measures 7 3/4 x 4 5/8 inches, pencil signed, 1914, cat: Novak-229, in an edition of 150. Simon studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. He was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.


Pont Saint Michel
1877-1942, Czech

Etching and aquatint by the Czech artist, Tavik F. Simon, measuring 12 1/2 x 15 5/8 inches, pencil signed, cat: Novak-455, numbered 73, edition of 300, published by "Les Graveurs Modernes, Paris. T.F.Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. Simon was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.


From the Latin Quarter
1877-1942, Czech

This 1907 etching and aquatint by Tavik F. Simon measures 12 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches, pencil signed, numbered "81", edition of 150, cat: Novak-69, G. Petit publisher's blindstamp on l.l. T.F.Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. Simon was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.


Puente Nuevo at Ronda, Spain
1877-1942, Czech

This is a remarkable original etching by Czechoslovakian artist T. F. Simon, depicting the stunning architecture of the Puente Nuevo bridge in Ronda, Spain. The image size is 13 1/4 x 9 1/8 inches, published in 1913 in an edition of 150, cat: Novak-206, numbered in pencil with the artist's stamp lower left, pencil signed lower right. The Puente Nuevo was designed by architect Jose Martin de Aldehuela, and was built over the course of 42 years, from 1751-1793.


Quai Voltaire au Printemps
1877-1942, Czech

This sunny Paris street scene was created in 1914 by Czechoslovakian artist Tavik Frantisek Simon. Soft ground etching and aquatint, image size 12 7/8 x 14 5/8 inches, pencil signed, edition of probably 250, cat: Novak 225.


From the Coal Market, Prague
1877-1942, Czech

A vibrant scene of a bustling Prague street, this etching and aquatint in colors measures 13 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches, published in 1910 in an edition of 200, cat: Novak-124, pencil signed with the artist's stamp in red ink in the lower margin. T. F. Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts.


Boulevard Saint Martin in Winter
1877-1942, Czech

This is an atmospheric original etching and aquatint in color by Tavik Frantisek Simon, titled "Boulevard Saint Martin in Winter". The image size is 12 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches, published in 1914, pencil signed, with a blindstamp lower left. T. F. Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts.

Painting

Milkmaid with Cows
1868-1951, Dutch

A beautiful rural farm scene by the Dutch artist, Johann Scherrewitz. The image measures 16X20 inches in a period gilt frame measuring 26X30 inches. Scherrewitz is best known as a painter of the Dutch Landscape and rural life. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and his works can be found in many private collections.

Print

The Hanbury, Caerleon
19th century, English

Etching; Where Tennyson wrote the "Idylls of the King", image size 6 7/8 x 4 3/8 inches, titled and pencil signed

Drawing

Seated Mother and Child
1863-1946, American

Brown chalk drawing C. 1900. Signed and dated in chalk in the lower left. On 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 inch medium weight laid type paper. The artist has accurately captured the subject with very few lines.