Sir Francis Seymour Haden
1818-1910, British

Ye Compleat Angler
1818-1910, British

This is a very rare pencil signed etching by Sir Francis Seymour Haden; it is an early proof, from before the edition published in Hamerton's 1880 'Etching and Etchers'. The image size is 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches, 1877, cat: Schneiderman-161, plate signed and dated, pencil signed, a very rich impression on a laid type paper, framed. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler.


Cowdray Castle with Cows
1818-1910, British

A fine etching in sepia ink by Sir Francis Seymour Haden, one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century. This image measures 6 x 8 7/8 inches, 1892, state III/III, cat: Schneiderman-207, pencil signed. A richly inked impression with very nice plate tone.


Out of Study Window
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size 4 1/8 x 10 1/8 inches, plate signed l.r. "S. Haden" and titled l.l. "Out of Study Window H", pencil signed l.r. "Seymore Haden".


The Twins- Sarah and Anne Haden
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size 9 1/2 x 6 inches, 1885, trial proof, first state, cat: Schneiderman-215, pencil signed and inscribed "trial." Repaired tear in the lower portion of the image.


Breaking Up of the Agamemnon, #1
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size 7 5/8 x 16 1/4 inches, 1870, state IX/XI, cat: Schneiderman-133, pencil signed. According to Schneiderman, the Agamemnon was one of the last wooden hulled warships built in England, shown here moored on the Thames, ready for demolition. Haden was commissioned to by P.G. Hamerton to create an etching of the old ship for the newly founded art magazine 'The Portfolio.'This remarkable image became one Haden's most successful prints.


Sunset on the Thames
1818-1910, British

Etching with drypoint, image size 5 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches, Schneiderman 83, pencil signed, fourth state of seven. One of Haden's more atmospheric views of the Thames, as seen from near his house in Chelsea.


The Two Sheep
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size 4 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches, 1870, Harrington 144, Schneiderman 132 v/v, pencil signed


Dusty Millers
1818-1910, British

Etching and drypoint on copper, image size: 5 1/2 x 8 5/16 inches, dated 1877, State V, cat. Scheniderman-172, pencil signed lower right. One of Haden's interests apart from being a Surgeon and printmaker was fishing. He created a number of outstanding scenes based on river fishing, his most famous being "The Complete Angler" and "Grayling Fishing." This is a wonderful example of building a composition centered on this well-known fishing hole. Provenance: Baldwin-Wallace College.


Wareham Bridge
1818-1910, British

Drypoint on copper etching, image size: 6 x 8 15/16 inches, 1877, cat. Schneiderman-156, V state, signed and dated in the plate l.l., pencil signed lower right


House of the Smith
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size: 4 1/2 x 6 inches, 1864, cat. Schneiderman 58, pencil signed


Dundrum River
1818-1910, British

Etching, 46B, second state, image size 6 5 1/2 inches, unsigned


Ye Compleat Angler
1818-1910, British

Etching, 1877, image size 5 1/2 x 8 1/16 inches, cat. S161, plate signed


The Holly Field
1818-1910, British

Etching and drypoint,1st state,2X4 7/8",pencil signed


Twickenham Church
1818-1910, British

Etching with drypoint, image size 5 7/16 x 8 7/16 inches, 1865, plate signed, cat. S-98. Twickenham is in Middlesex on the North Bank of the Thames. The gallery has several impressions of this print, one of which is framed.


Twickenham Church
1818-1910, British

Etching with drypoint, 5 7/16 x 8 7/16 inches, 1865, cat. S-98, state III, pencil signed. Twickenham is in Middlesex on the North Bank of the Thames.


Breaking up of the Agamemnon II
1818-1910, British

Mezzotint, 1880, 9 3/4 x 18 3/8 inches, S198, pencil signed, framed


Shere Mill Pond No. 2
1818-1910, British

Etching/drypoint, 1860, signed in pencil, 7 x 13 1/8 inches

Painting

Ebb Tide
20th Century, American

Watercolor on paper, sight size 13 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1960s, signed in the lower right corner, in the original silver metal frame with the artist's stamp on the back. Wotiz graduated from Brown University and became known for her oils and watercolors of the New England landscape and shoreline. She was a member of the North Shore Arts Association, the Concord Art Association and the Western Maine Art Group. (M)

Print

Typhoon, The Burst Topsail
1873-1943, British

This dramatic scene by Arthur Brisco measures 8 x 11 3/4 inches and is ink signed and numbered. Published in 1924 on laid paper, cat: Hurst-94, framed. Briscoe was one of the finest marine artists' of the 20th. century. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. Most of Briscoe's etchings show sailing ships and the men who sailed them.

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".