Edgar Chahine
1874-1947, French

Les Pecheurs
1874-1947, French

This is a very rare original artist proof etching by French artist Edgar Chahine. The image size is 8 5/8 x 12 1/2 inches, c. 1907, pencil signed and inscribed. Chahine studied at the Academia Di Belle Arti in Venice and then at the Academy Julien in Paris. He was a very well respected artist of the ‘Belle Epoch’ era, winning many awards and honors for his work, including a gold medal at the Paris Salon. However his prints and paintings are hard to find as many of them were destroyed in a fire at his studio in 1926 or in a later flood in 1942.


Au Bois De Boulogne
1874-1947, French

Etching, image size 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches, 1931, pencil signed. Chahine studied at the Academia Di Belle Arti in Venice and then at the Academy Julien in Paris. He was a very well respected artist in his time, winning many awards and honors for his work. However his prints and paintings are hard to find, many of them were destroyed in a fire at his studio in 1926 or in a later flood in 1942.


En Promenade
1874-1947, French

Etching in sepia toned ink, image size 10 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches, 1904, cat: Tabanelli-135, plate signed, as published in "Revue de l'Art," 1905.


Groupe De Sail
1874-1947, French

Etching, dry point, image size 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, 1922, edition of 100, Tabelli #345, pencil signed l.l. "Edgar Chahine", titled l.r. "Groupe de Sail - Venice".


Quartier Du Combat
1874-1947, French

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 10 inches, pencil signed l.l. This work is also know as "Boulevard de la Villette"


Elvira
1874-1947, French

Drypoint etching, image size 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches, 1906, ed. of 50, cat. Tabanelli-165, pencil signed, framed

Painting

Portrait of Miss Davenport
1856-1939, German

Oil on Academy Board, 12 x 9 inches, signed and inscribed "M. v. Schmaedel/München" lower right, period frame. The sitter is identified in a copy of a letter dated August 3, 1905, from Seth Mendell to William C. Davenport, President of The Machinists' Bank, Taunton, Massachusetts, in an envelope affixed to the back of the painting. Provenance: Estate of N. David Scotti, Providence, Rhode Island.

Print

Ferdinandi Monafter et Paderbor Episcopi Poemata
1640 - 1707, French

Engraving, image size 14 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches,1683, "Le Brun In. verdier deli." l.l. and "G. Edelinck Sculp. C.P. Regis, 1683" l.r.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1948
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1948, image size 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches.