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

Summer Light
1872- c.1950, American

This watercolor of two crab apple trees by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 16 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1948. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.

Print

Woodland Bird
20th Century, American

Lithograph, image size 15 x 13 1/3 inches, edition of 50, printed on watermarked Rives BFK paper, pencil signed.

Drawing

Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.