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Joseph Pennell
1857-1926, American

St. Clement Dames
1857-1926, American

This is a very rare early trial proof etching by Joseph Pennell, one of the foremost American etchers of the early 20th century. The plate size is 11 x 8 5/8 inches; the image itself measures 10 x 8 1/4 inches. It was created in 1906 and is pencil signed by both Pennell and Goulding, the printer. It is notated 'trial proof' in the lower right corner, the later published state of this image is #411 in the Wuerth catalog. As is typical of Pennell's prints, the margins are small, but adequate for proper presentation. This etching comes with original label from Frederick Keppel & Co, New York.


Hampton Court Palace
1857-1926, American

Created in 1906, this original etching by Joseph Pennell measures 6 1/2 x 11 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower margin, is #396 in the Wuerth catalogue and was probably done in an edition of 75. A publishers label is included with this image. Pennell did over 800 etching during his lifetime. His works were influenced by Meryon and Whistler, whose first biographer he became along with his wife. Much of his style and etching technique reflects Whistler's. His prints had many themes, including monuments, cities, factories and for one documentary series, the Panama Canal.


Flower Market and Butter Tower
1857-1926, American

This etching done in 1907 by Joseph Pennell measures 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower margin by the artist and is #463 in the Wuerth catalog. Known as an etcher, lithographer and illustrator, Pennell was also close friends with fellow artist James McNeill Whistler. He taught at the National Academy and the Art Students League of New York City.


Caissons on Vesey Street
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 14 x 9 1/2 inches, edition of 75, 1921, cat: Wuerth- 854, pencil signed. A beautiful, very richly inked impression. In this remarkable image, Pennell uses delicate lines and rich contrast to create a dramatic scene of construction in New York City. This was Pennell's last recorded etching.


Old and New Mills
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 9 3/8 x 12 1/2 inches, 1910, edition of 50, cat: Wuerth-602, pencil signed and titled.


N. Y. From Orange St, Brooklyn
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 9 7/8 x 7 inches, 1924, edition of 75, cat: Wuerth-847, as "Orange Street, Brooklyn," plate signed in reverse, titled in pencil at the bottom of the sheet, pencil signed.


Up to the Woolworth
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 11 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches, 1915, edition of 75, pencil signed "J Pennell imp".


Avenue Theatre
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 9 1/4/ x 4 7/8 inches, 1886, pencil signed on tab l.c. "Jos. Pennell", apart from the edition of fifteen proofs this image was heavily influenced by Whistler including the signature tab, the lack of borders and the extensive use of plate tone. Framed.


The Ponte Vecchio
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches, plate titled l.r. "The Ponte Vecchia 1882", plate signed "J Pennell 1883" u.l.,included in the Wuerth catalog #54.


Hudson Avenue Foundations
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 8 13/16 x 11 7/8 inches, Wuerth 807, printed on Arches wove paper, plate signed "JPennell 1923" pencil signed "J Pennell" l.c., private plate, etched for the Brooklyn Edison Co.


Portland, Longport
1857-1926, American

Etching on fine laid paper, 1909, image size 8 1/2 x 11 inches, edition of about 40, cat. Wuerth- 546, pencil signed "JoPennell imp" l.r., "Five Towns" l.l.


The Thames at Richmond
1857-1926, American

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


Chelsea Church, unpublished Artist's Proof
1857-1926, American

Etching, Artist's Proof with numerous fingerprints left during printing, image size 8 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches, not included in the Wuerth catalogue, inscribed in the plate lower left "Chelsea Church," pencil signed


Olympia
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 10 3/8 x 18 1/8 inches, 1913, cat. Wuerth-655, pencil signed


The Bridges, from Brooklyn
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, 1921, cat. Wuerth 782 and the cover, pencil signed.


The Foreign Office
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size: 10 7/8 x 8 3/8 inches, 1904, edition of probably 25, cat. Wuerth-297, pencil signed lower center.


Pineapple Street
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size: 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, 1924, cat. Wuerth-837, edition of probably 75, pencil signed lower right


Upper Fifth Ave, New York City
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size: 12 x 8 3/8 inches, 1904, edition of probably 50, cat. Wuerth-323, pencil signed lower center.


St. Dunstan's, Fleet Street
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size: 11 x 7 3/8 inches, 1903, ed. probably 50, cat. Wuerth-269, pencil signed lower left.


St. Paul's, New York
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size: 11 x 8 1/2 inches, 1915, cat. Wuerth-678, pencil signed lower right


Sunset, from Williamsburg Bridge
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 8 7/16 x 10 7/8 in, 1915, pencil signed


New York, From Brooklyn Bridge
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 11 x 8 3/8 in, 1908, signed and inscribed "JoPennell imp" in pencil, edition of about 150 (Wuerth, 490)


Great Cranes, South Kensington
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size: 8 3/4 x 11 inches, 1903, edition of about 50 (Wuerth 288), pencil signed and titled


Standard Oil Building
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 in, 1923, signed and inscribed "JoPennell imp" in pencil, edition of about 50 (Wuerth, 817)


In the Zeppelin Shed Leipzig
1857-1926, American

Lithograph, image size 13 x 21 1/4 inches, plate signed upper right


The Bridge at Alcantra, Toledo
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 10 x 7 7/8 inches, cat. W-322, unsigned

Painting

The Country Manor
$1600.00
1808-1878, British

This is a very grand watercolor by noted British artist Joseph Nash (1808-1878). The sight size of this painting is 26 1/8 x 18 3/4 inches, it was painted in 1846 and is signed and dated in the lower right corner. Joseph Nash studied art and architecture with Augustus Charles Pugin, becoming known for his finely detailed images of British architecture, from cathedrals to castles and manors. He would very often place a group of people in the foreground of his compositions, in a way that brought life and energy to the architecture, as can be seen in this image.

Print

Summer Sabbath (Vermont)
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches, c. 1946, cat. Springfield-77, initialed on block lower center, identified on reverse. Purchase Prize Winner First Annual National Fine Print Competition. Provenance: Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass.

Drawing

Three Figures
1899-1974, American

Graphite on paper, image size 18 1/4 x 18 3/4 inches, signed in pencil lower left, framed