Louis Auguste Mathieu Legrand
1863-1951, French

Caresses-Femmes Damneés No. 1
1863-1951, French

Drypoint from 1910. 3rd and final state. Plate signed in the lower left corner. Image measures 4 x 6 inches. Catalog reference: Arwas 407.


La Toilette (Bathing Woman)
1863-1951, French

Etching printed on May 6th, 1908. 2nd state. Pencil signed and pellet stamped. Plate signed and dated. Large remarque of a beetle in the right corner. Image measures 11 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches. Catalog reference: Arwas 353.


La Camériste (The Chambermaid)
1863-1951, French

Drypoint from May 25th, 1909. Pencil signed and editioned, with pellet stamp. Plate signed in the upper right corner. Print 22 of an edition of 50. Image measures 8 1/4 5 3/4
Catalog reference: Arwas 379. 4th state, printed on velin.


Poupée (Doll)
1863-1951, French

Etching printed November 1st, 1911.
Plate signed and pellet stamped, print 56 of an edition of 60. State 2. Printed on velin. Image measures 7 7/8 x 6 1/4 inches. Catalog reference: Arwas 429.


Assouplissement (Warming Up)
1863-1951, French

Aquatint and drypoint printed in 1908. 4th state, 6th proof. Catalog reference: Arwas 365. The image size is 16 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches on 17 1/4 x 12 1/8 inch paper. Plate signed in the upper right corner, pencil signed and titled at the bottom of the print. Remarque of an elephant in the bottom right corner. Legrand revisited the subject of dancers many times. This print is from his series of older dancers, La Petite Classe.


Sous les Figuires (Beneath the Fig Trees)
1863-1951, French

A romantic original etching by Louis Legrand, image size 12 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches, 1895, edition of 50, state V/V, cat: Arwas-102, pencil signed and numbered. Louis Legrand was an important artist of 'La Belle Epoch' in France of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He specialized in etchings of the women of Paris, from the wealthy elite to dancers and prostitutes. He studied with Felician Rops, and his work shows the influence of Rops' sometimes dark and erotic imagery.


Le Mee
1863-1951, French

This is a very fine original etching with beautiful plate tone by French artist Louis Legrand. The image size is 5 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches, published in 1911 in an edition of 50 impressions, cat: Arwas- 426, state II/II, pencil signed.


Vitrail
1863-1951, French

This is a delicately colored image of a young mother and her son in front of a stained glass window in a very classically styled composition. Etching and aquatint, image size 8 x 5 5/8 inches, c. 1898, state VIII/VIII, cat: Arwas- 153, plate signed in the upper left corner of the image.


Bertrand Dort de Face
1863-1951, French

An intimate scene of a sleeping child, this etching measures 5 7/8 x 10 1/8, state VII/VII, published c. 1895 in an edition of 50, cat: Arwas- 95, plate signed.


Frontispiece- Danseuses et Cochon
1863-1951, French

This is a rare early state etching with some added shading in ink by 20th century French artist Louis Legrand. The image size is 12 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches, 1904, cat: Arwas- 209, pencil signed with a notation in French along the bottom edge of the sheet. Louis Legrand was an important artist of 'La Belle Epoch' in France of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He specialized in etchings of the women of Paris, from the wealthy elite to dancers and prostitutes. He studied with Felician Rops, and his work shows the influence of Rops' sometimes dark and erotic imagery.


Frio
1863-1951, French

Etching, aquatint and drypoint, image size 7 1/2 x 12 inches, 4th state, "Louis Legrand" pencil and plate signed l.r., Arwas A74.


La Femme au Parapluie (Lady with Umbrella)
1863-1951, French

Etching, image size 14 1/4 x 6 inches, signed and dedicated in pen "A Mon Ami Mil..." (To My Friend Mil...).


Prince K
1863-1951, French

Etching, 1909, image size: 8 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches, ed 8/8, pencil signed

Painting

Barbizon Landscape with a Country Road
1841-1916, American

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in a very fine period gilt and gesso frame. There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant.

Print

Freeze Ponds 2
1895-1961, American

A beautiful light filled etching by Wilfred A. Readio. It measures 7 5/8 x 13 inches, plate initialed and titled. Readio was a painter, lithographer and educator, known for his scenes of Pittsburgh, PA. and the American West. He was also a Professor of Art at the Carnegie Institute of the Arts.

Drawing

Harvest Time

A well done watercolor of an Italian harvesting scene measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. It is signed on the l.r. but at this time we are unable to decipher it. Matted and framed. (M)