Joseph Pennell
1857-1926, American

The Walls of Pedro Miguel Lock
1857-1926, American

From Pennells' "Panama Canal Series", this lithograph measures 17 1/2 x 22 inches. Cat: Weurth 233. Pencil signed. From January, 1912 to March of that year, Pennell spent sketching in the depths of the final construction of this massive undertaking. At times he wondered if its' vastness was possible to capture on paper. He was allowed to venture wherever he wanted and the men working around him were just as much interested in his work as they were in their own. He treasured his time spent there.


The Woolworth, Through the Arch
1857-1926, American

A great New York etching by Joseph Pennell, this etching measures 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, published in 1921, cat: Wuerth-785, pencil signed "JoPennell imp", the "imp" indicating that Pennell printed this impression himself. In this image, Pennell uses a looser, almost impressionistic style which suggests the intricate details of the architecture and creates a strong sense of atmosphere and light.


Girard Trust Building, No. ll
1857-1926, American

This 1920 etching by Joseph Pennell measures 8 x 9 7/8 inches and is pencil signed. This wonderful scene of fast-paced life in downtown Philidelphia was printed in an edition of fifty. Cat: Wuerth 745.


Up to the Woolworth
1857-1926, American

This 1915 etching by Joseph Pennell measures 11 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches. Pencil signed on the l.r. in an edition of 75.


Tracks, Oberhausen
1857-1926, American

This is a fantastic scene of the railroad tracks and surrounding industrial buildings in Oberhausen, Germany by American artist Joseph Pennell. Etching, image size 9 3/8 x 12 1/2 inches, published in 1910 in an edition of 50 impressions, cat: Wuerth- 606, pencil signed "J. Pennell imp", the 'imp' indicating that Pennell printed this impression himself. This etching is printed on an early antique watermarked laid type paper with trimmed margins and a tab signature, in the style of Whistler.


Below Chesnut St. Bridge
1857-1926, American

This beautiful original etching by Joseph Pennell measures 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches. Created in 1884 and printed on lightweight Japan paper, it is pencil signed and #88 in the Wuerth catalog. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes. He also printed many of his own images.


Eleusis: The Pavement of the Temple
1857-1926, American

This is a gorgeous original lithograph of ancient Greek ruins by Joseph Pennell, from his series "In the Land of Temples", based on his travels through Greece and Italy. The image size is 16 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches, published in 1913 in a very small edition of 50, printed on a watermarked wove type paper, pencil signed. In his book "In the Land of Temples", Pennell writes of this print "Swept away is everything, mysteries and all— all that remains is the great pavement on which stand the stumps of columns; yet I doubt if it was finer ever.


The Temple of Jupiter, Evening
1857-1926, American

A truly remarkable original lithograph by Joseph Pennell, this image measures 21 1/8 x 16 5/8 inches, published in 1913 in a very small edition of 50, pencil signed, from Pennell's series of lithographs created in his travels through Italy and Greece. Printed on a cream colored laid type paper with the watermark "Ingres PMF Italia". In his book "In the Land of Temples", Pennell writes of this image, "Night was falling as I was coming back from drawing by the river Ilissos.


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, (trial proof)
1857-1926, American

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


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)


The Bridge at Alcantra, Toledo
1857-1926, American

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

Painting

August Sunlight
20th century, American

Pastel, image size 16 1/2 x 11 inches

Print

Quay Side
$275.00
1886-1952, British

Etching, image size 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches, 1913, pencil signed and dated.

Drawing

A Village on the Somme
1876-1953, Scottish

This drawing by Muirhead Bone of the French countryside measures 7 3/8 x 11 inches. It is done in graphite and sepia ink on paper, pencil signed "Bone" on the l.r. and comes with its original label. Muirhead Bone was a Scottish artist and an important figure known for his atmospheric, finely detailed landscapes, cityscapes and images of WWI.