Edgar Chahine
1874-1947, French

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

Seashore
1872- c.1950, American

Watercolor on paper, 10 x 14 inches, c. 1940s.

Print

The Messenger
1890-1968, Latvian-American

A remarkable original etching by Latvian-American artist Isaac Friedlander, this image measures 13 7/8 x 10 1/4 inches, published in 1953 in a small edition of 30 impressions, pencil signed, titled, and numbered. Friedlander was born in the town of Mitau, Latvia, and as a young man spent several years in prison. When he was released he traveled to Italy where he studied art and became friends with fellow expatriate Maxim Gorky. In 1929 Friedlander emigrated to the United States, becoming known for his evocative etchings and wood engravings, many with with a strong political message.

Drawing

An Old Bridge
1846-1938, American

This two sided drawing by Stephen Parrish measures 6 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches. Done in black ink, c. 1890, with a Maxfield Parrish Jr. family stamp on the lower right and upper left in black ink. Another drawing of a homestead with split rail fence, possibly his own, in on the reverse.