Manuel Robbe
1872-1936, French

La Parisienne
$1600.00
1872-1936, French

A beautiful subtly colored etching and aquatint, image size 19 1/4 x 13 5/8 inches, 1907, pencil signed in the lower left corner of the image. One of the leading French artists of the ‘Belle Epoch,’ Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and the Ecole des Beaux Artes, becoming a master of the aquatint medium. He developed much of his own aquatint techniques, which enabled him to create his uniquely painterly, richly colored images. Many of Robbe's compositions capture intimate personal moments, such as this image of a woman adjusting her hat in a mirror before going out.


Le Manege ou la Place Blanche a Paris
$2850.00
1872-1936, French

This is a superb original etching and aquatint in color by French Belle Epoch artist Manuel Robbe. Image size 16 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches, 1905, cat: Galerie Michal- 129, edition unknown but listed as very rare, pencil signed in the upper left corner of the image, framed. This vibrant scene of a Paris merry go round brightly illuminated against the shadowy city street is a one of Robbe's finest prints and is featured on the cover of the Galerie Michal catalog of his work.


L'Album d'Image
$1850.00
1872-1936, French

Etching with aquatint, image size 19 1/2 x 15 inches, 1903, pencil signed and notated "Epreuve Unique en Noir," meaning that this is the only proof printed in black ink before the plate was faced with steel and the edition of 65 was printed. Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and the Ecole des Beaux Artes, becoming a master of the aquatint medium. He developed much of his own aquatint techniques, which enabled him to create his uniquely painterly, richly colored images.

Painting

Surf, Monhegan
1869-1955, American

A brilliant seascape by the renowned artist, Sears Gallagher. Created c. 1920, sight size is 13 1/4 x 19 1/4 inches and is signed by the artist on the lower right. On the back of the sheet, written in the artist hand, is the title and the artists signature. Known for his etchings and watercolors of historic streets and landmarks in and around Boston, he also had a love of marine settings and created many scenes of coastal Maine, especially Monhegan Island.

Print

Bridge At Sospel
1879-1964, American

This 1950 etching by the American artist Ernest Roth measures 9 x 12 inches, pencil signed, dated and plate titled. Created as a presentation print for the Society of American Etchers, Gravers, Lithographers and Woodcutters in 1951. Included is a analysis and appreciation of Roth's work by the president of the society, John Taylor Arms.

Drawing

Edge of the Field
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches and is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.