Harold Kerr Eby
1889-1946, American

Goin' Home
1889-1946, American

Pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp," indicating that he printed this himself, in the lower right. Editioned in pencil in the lower left. Plate measures 11 x 7 inches on 15 1/2 x 10 inch watermarked laid type paper. Catalog: Giardina 133. C. 1928. Edition of 90. The scene depicted was probably in Connecticut. An atmospheric print with good composition and plate toning.


St. Ouen, Rouen
1889-1946, American

Etching and sandpaper ground. Edition of 90. C. 1928. Pencil editioned in the lower left, signed in the lower right "Kerr Eby imp" indicating that the artist printed it himself. Image size measures 14 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches on 18 1/4 x 8 1/2 inch laid type paper. Catalog: Giardina 130. Rouen is a city in France, northwest of Paris. This interior scene of its famous cathedral depicts the view down the main aisle. This print is based on Eby's visit to Great Britain and France during 1924 and 1925. A rich impression with strong contrast.


Night, High Island, Maine
1889-1946, American

Etching from 1928. Edition of 90. Editioned in pencil in the lower left, signed "Kerr Eby imp" in pencil in the lower right, indicating that the artist printed it himself. Catalog: Giardina 131. Image measures 12 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches on 18 x 11 1/2 inch wove type paper. An atmospheric print with plate toning and a variety of expressive line techniques. A truly surreal landscape.


The Storm
1889-1946, American

Giardina 191. C. 1937. Etching and sandpaper ground. Edition 100. Pencil signed and annotated "imp," indicating that the artist printed it himself. A coastal scene in Maine. Print measures 9 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches on 13 1/8 x 19 inch watermarked laid type paper.


Winter Wheat
1889-1946, American

Pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the "imp" indicating that Eby printed this impression himself. Editioned in pencil, edition of 100. C. 1933. Catalog: Giardina 176. The scene depicted is likely in Connecticut. As is typical of his work, there is a skim of unwiped ink left on the plate to create tone in the sky. Plate measures 6 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches on 10 1/4 x 15 1/4 inch laid type paper.


Shadows
1889-1946, American

C. 1936. Edition of 175. Catalog: Giardina 186. Pencil signed in the lower right "Kerr Eby imp", the 'imp' indicating that Eby printed this impression himself. Plate measures 10 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches on 12 3/4 x 18 inch laid type paper. This etching was based on Eby's World War I experiences in France. This print is a beautiful study in light and shadow.


Little Franklin
1889-1946, American

Etching and sandpaper ground. C. 1937. Trial proof. Pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the "imp" indicating that Eby printed this impression himself. Plate measures 8 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches on 11 x 17 3/4 inch wove type paper. This print is a lovely atmospheric impression with skillful platetone and intricate linework in the waves.


Hurricane's End
1889-1946, American

Pencil signed in the lower right. 7th state. Plate measures 9 3/8 x 15 15/16 inches on 11 1/2 x 18 1/4 inch medium weight wove type paper. C. 1940. Edition: approx. 100. Catalog: Giardina 198. The scene depicted was on the Maine coast.


The Lobster Fleet
1889-1946, American

9 3/8 x 11 1/2 inch etching and sandpaper ground on wove type paper, ed. 100. Cat: Giardina 193. Printed in 1937. Pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the "imp" indicating that Eby printed this impression himself.

Kerr Eby was a remarkable printmaker and a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony and friends with many of the important artist of the day, including Childe Hassam and John Taylor Arms. Eby was known for his atmospheric renderings of the New England landscape as well as his dramatic images of WWI.


Open Action
1889-1946, American

This 1928 etching by Harold Kerr Eby measures 7 x 15 inches, pencil signed and edition of 90, cat: Giardina-124, state IV. Kerr Eby was a remarkable printmaker and a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony and friends with many of the important artist of the day, including Childe Hassam and John Taylor Arms. This print was based on Eby's World War I experiences in France.


White Tails in the Morning
1889-1946, American

Pencil signed and editioned etching by American artist Harold Kerr Eby, created and printed in 1935 in an edition of 100, image measures 8 1/4 X 12 1/2 inches. The scene was most likely done in Connecticut. Signature has the "imp" after the artists name meaning that he printed this image himself.


Artillery Train
1889-1946, American

This is an evocative original etching by Kerr Eby, inspired by his experiences in Europe during WWI. The image size is 4 7/8 x 13 3/8 inches, published in 1919 in an edition of 100, cat: Giardina-30, pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the "imp" indicating that Eby printed this impression himself. Kerr Eby was a remarkable printmaker and a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony and friends with many of the important artist of the day, including Childe Hassam and John Taylor Arms. Eby was known for his atmospheric renderings of the New England landscape as well as his dramatic images of WWI.


Island Winter
1889-1946, American

This is a remarkable original etching of a New England winter by Kerr Eby. The image size is 9 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches, 1941, edition of about 100, cat: Giardina-204, pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the 'imp' indicating that Eby printed this impression himself. This etching features a richly inked impression with subtle plate tone, printed on a medium weight watermarked wove type paper.


Driftway, Moonlight
1889-1946, American

This remarkable etching is one of Eby's finest prints, and is featured on the front cover of the Giardina catalog. The image size is 8 5/8 x 15 5/8 inches, published in an edition of 100 in 1931, cat: Giardina-168, pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the 'imp' indicating that Eby printed this impression himself. This image is one of several landscapes Eby made depicting his house in Westport, Connecticut and with it's rich tonal range and vivid contrasts, it is by far one of his most impressive images.


An Agawa Reach
1889-1946, American

This etching by Kerr Eby measures 11 3/8 x 11 3/4 inches and is pencil signed and editioned, 1932, cat. Giardina-170, depicting the Agawa River or Lake in an area in the Algoma District of Ontario, Canada. (M)


Rough Going
1889-1946, American

An evocative image of WWI by American artist Harold Kerr Eby, this etching with drypoint measures 8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches, pencil signed in an edition of 60, second published state, 1919, Giardina cat: 29. Eby's WWI experiences in France lead to this richly inked image of infantry marching through the results of war.


New England Winter
1889-1946, American

A delicately rendered original etching, this image measures 7 x 13 3/4 inches, published in 1930 in an edition of 90, cat: Giardina-153, pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the 'imp' indicating the Eby printed this impresssion himself. A rich impression with beautiful plate tone, a weak section of the plate mark on the upper left side of the image.


Driftway, Evening
1889-1946, American

Etching, image size is 8 1/4X15 3/8 inches, created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 100. Pencil signed and indicated with the "imp" which means this proof was printed by the artist. Original label from Frederick Keppel in New York. Kerr Eby was a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony in Connecticut. Driftway was the name of Eby's home in Westport, Conn.


Early Morning, Brittany
1889-1946, American

Etching, 8 7/8 x 12 5/8 inches, ed. 90, 1930, pencil signed lower right. This print was inspired by Eby's visit to France and Great Britain in 1924 and '25.


The Lobsterman
1889-1946, American

Etching, image size: 11 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches, 1930, ed. 90, cat. Giardina-157, pencil signed lower right

Painting

Summer Harvest in the Hague
1866-1949, Dutch

A lovely scene of the Dutch countryside during summer harvest by Berend Adrianus Bongers. The painting size is 14 3/4 x 28 3/4 inches and is housed in a period frame measuring 25 1/2 x 39 inches. Signed by the artist on the lower right with a date of "1906" found on the back of the frame. Bongers was a "Delft" master and painted in the manner of the "Hague School" where views of domestic life and its daily activities were often painted. Educated at the Academy of Art in The Hague, he painted landscapes, portraits, genre scenes and still lifes.

Print

Live Oak Shadows
1876-1925, American

Etching, image size 4 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches, c. 1920, pencil signed and titled.

Drawing

Vale by Lidford Cascade
19th century

Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, titled in pencil upper left.