Mortimer L. Menpes
1860-1938, English

Dresden - Church of St. Sophia
1860-1938, English

Etching is 9 3/8 x 11 7/8 inches on 11 3/8 x 14 5/8 inch wove-type paper, printed by the artist. The work is pencil signed, c. 1910. The Church of St. Sophia, or "Sophienkirche", was the only gothic church in the whole city of Dresden. It was severely damaged in the Dresden bombing in 1945, and later destroyed completely in 1962 by the German Democratic Republic.


Goring Church, Goring-on-Thames
1860-1938, English

Printed on laid-type paper. Pencil signed with an "imp" after his name indicating he was the printer. Inscription in the lower left says "Rose." Image is 11 2/8 x 12 3/8 inches on 11 3/4 x 14 1/2 paper. c. 1910.


Child With White Cap
1860-1938, English

This lovely image of a young girl by the English printmaker Mortimer Menpes measures 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches and is pencil signed with an "imp" after his name indicating he was the printer. Etching and drypoint, dated 1882 in the plate. Menpes attended the School of Art in London in 1878 and started exhibiting at the Royal Academy in 1880. He became a major figure in the etching revival, producing more than seven hundred different etchings and drypoints, which he usually printed himself.


Interior of St. Maclou, Rouen
1860-1938, English

This etching by Mortimer Menpes measures 12 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches, pencil signed, c. 1902, edition of 50, looking towards the Gothic Baldachin. Menpes attended the School of Art in London in 1878 and started exhibiting at the Royal Academy in 1880. He became a major figure in the etching revival, producing more than seven hundred different etchings and drypoints, which he usually printed himself.


St Maclou, Rouen - Exterior Doorway
1860-1938, English

Etching, image size 11 5/8 x 5 7/8 inches, pencil signed

Painting

Amsterdam Canals
$475.00

12 x 16 inch oil on canvas in handcarved frame by Joseph Mayer, N.Y., according to label on back. Provenance Pieter Bruegel Art Gallery in Amsterdam. C. 1950. Signed in the lower right corner, but the artist is unknown.

Print

University View
1880-1942, American

Etching, image size 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed. Stevens was head of the Illustration Dept. at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1903 to 1911. He later served as vice president and then president of the Chicago Society of Etchers.

Drawing

The Train Station
20th Century, European

A very well done mixed media drawing by W.B. Fergusson. The artist used pen and ink, pencil and gouache in this whimsical moment in time at a busy train station. Done on gray toned paper, it measures 13 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. The artists' signature is seen on the lower right with a date of 1920.