Harold Kerr Eby
1889-1946, American

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.


Salt Marshes
1889-1946, American

This is an atmospheric original etching by American artist Kerr Eby. The image size is 9 5/8 x 13 1/4 inches, published in 1930 in an edition of 90, cat" Giardina-156, pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the 'imp' indicating that Eby printed this impression himself. A very rich impression with beautiful plate tone, printed on a medium weight laid type paper with ample margins.


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

Artist's Self Portrait
$1450.00
1867 - 1954, American

Self portrait by American artist Laura Lee, oil on canvas, measuring 32 x 16 inches in a 35 x 18 1/2 inch silver frame. This painting came to us in a very small frame and was folded over to fit that frame. We had the work resized back to the original that the artist intended. The painting is signed and dated in the lower left, 1919. Laura Lee was a well known suffragette in Boston, a champion of the women's suffrage movement. She was known as the "Bloomer Girl" artist.

Print

The Snow Drift
1857-1945, British

Mezzotint by Sir Frank Short measures 6 x 14 3/8 inches, pencil signed, publisher information on l.c., after a watercolor by Peter de Wint, cat: Hardie-83, 1904.

Drawing

Monadnock View
1872- c.1950, American

This hilltop view of Mt. Monadnock by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1932. 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.