August-Louis Lepere
1849-1918, French

Amiens Cathedral (Jour d'Inventaire)
1849-1918, French

This beautiful 1907 etching with drypoint of "Inventory Day" by August-Louis Lepere measures 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, in an edition of about 166, Saunier cat: 344, illlustrated in "Etchers and Etchings", Joseph Pennell, 1929, p. 199. Dated and signed in the plate and pencil signed, l.r., framed. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.


La Maison du Roi de Pologne
1849-1918, French

A fine original etching by an important French artist, this image measures 6 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches, published in 1912 in a small edition of 35, pencil signed and numbered. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.


Au Coin du Pont-aux-Doubles
1849-1918, French

This is a very rare nocturnal scene by French artist Auguste- Louis Lepere. Etching, image size is 4 1/4 x 3 7/8 inches, 1893, cat: LB-71, pencil signed and numbered "16". Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.


Les Funerales de M. Gambetta
1849-1918, French

Wood engraving, image size 8 1/8 x 12 1/8 inches, c. 1890, plate signed.


Ete de La Saint-Martin, La Noce Qui Passe
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 9 5/8 x 14 3/4 inches, 1908, ed 50, cat: Saunier- 359, pencil signed and editioned, 17/50.


Le Pommier Renversé (The Fallen Apple Tree)
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, 1913, cat. Texier-Bernier 405, pencil signed and numbered 9/50, framed


Le Seine a L'Embouchure du Canal St. Martin
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 5 5/8 x 10 inches, 1904, cat. Saunier 332, initialed in plate upper left


Les Deux Bourrines
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size: 6 x 8 1/4 inches, cat. Saunier-376, numbered 10/35, c. 1910, pencil signed lower right


L'Etang St. Nicolas (Angers)
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 6 x 9 inches, c. 1900, ed. of 35, cat. Saunier 398, signed and inscribed "6/35" in pencil, signed and inscribed "Angers" in the plate.


Le Village de la Meule (Ile d'Yeu)
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size 8 x 10 5/8 inches, published state, 25/35, cat. Saunier-337, pencil signed


Riviere de la Vie
1849-1918, French

Etching, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, 1908, pencil signed


Belle Matinee d'Automne
1849-1918, French

Etching, 7 1/2 x 11 1/2, 1910, 5/35, cat. Saunier-385, pencil signed


Street Scene
1849-1918, French

23/35, pencil signed, 8 x 10 5/8

Painting

Fall Landscape with Sheep
1848-1923, American

A great New Hampshire landscape by William Preston Phelps, this painting measures 16 x 24 inches, oil on canvas, c. 1900, signed in the lower right corner, in a beautiful modern gilt frame. Known as the "Painter of Monadnock", Phelps lived most of his life in Dublin and Chesham, NH, with the exception of several years he spent studying art in Europe. He painted many scenes of the area landscape of farms, fields and forests, most of which were set against the backdrop of the majestic Mount Monadnock.

Print

Snowy Heron Girl (pt.2)
1881-1962, Japan

Woodblock, image size 15 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches, signed, published by Uchida Wood-Block Printing Co., Kyoto.

Drawing

Coney Island Study
1898-1954, American

This is an expressive original drawing by American Social Realist artist Reginald Marsh. Watercolor and inkwash on board, 5 x 4 inches, c. 1930s, signed in the lower left corner, framed. Reginald Marsh studied at the Yale School of Art where he was a prolific illustrator and cartoonist, then at the Art Students League in New York where he concentrated on studying fine art, especially the work of the Old Masters.