Manuel Robbe
1872-1936, French

L'Equipage Retourne (The Crew Returns)
1872-1936, French

A luminous color etching with aquatint by Manuel Robbe, under his pseudonym Alphonse Lafitte. Image size 19 x 11 7/8 inches, published in Paris in 1920, pencil signed "A Lafitte", with a blindstamp in the lower left margin. Manuel Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and the Ecole des Beaux Artes, becoming a master of the aquatint medium during the ‘Belle Epoch’ of early 20th century France. He developed much of his own aquatint techniques, which enabled him to create his uniquely painterly, richly colored images.


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.


Femme a L'Estampe
$2400.00
1872-1936, French

Color aquatint, 1906, ed. 100, 21 X 14 7/8", pencil signed, framed

Painting

Atmospheric River Study
1900-?, Chilean

This ethereal watercolor by Mariano Ortuzar measures 12 x 16 inches and is signed and dated on the l.r. Ortuzar, a Chilean born artist, spent years in religious institutions in the study of theology which greatly influenced his painting technique, perspectives and color. A great sense of the mystical and spiritual comes through in his work. Known for his beautiful landscapes of his native Chile, his paintings also include images of Europe, Asia and America. This original watercolor comes framed with the artists bio on the back.

Print

Propeller
1898-1970, Canadian-American

Etching, image size: 7 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled

Drawing

Summer Meadow
1872- c.1950, American

"Summer Meadow" by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 9 inches. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.