Manuel Robbe
1872-1936, French

Fishing Boats in Harbor
1872-1936, French

A beautiful sun drenched scene by Manuel Robbe, under his pseudonym Alphonse Lafitte. Color etching with aquatint, image size 19 1/2 x 12 inches, published in 1919 by Estampe Moderne, Paris, with the blindstamp below the image, pencil signed "A. Lafitte". 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'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

Portrait of a Woman
1906-1992, American

This watercolor on paper measures 18 x 15 inches, c. 1930, signed on the l.r., possibly a self-portrait.

Print

Sergeant Major Patrick Gould
$245.00
19th Century, British

Mezzotint by John Young(Engraver in Mezzotint to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales) after the painting by George Watson, image size 19 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, sheet size 22 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches, 1810. The full title reads, "Sergeant Major Patrick Gould, Royal Reg. Edin. Volunteers (Blue) 1794. Published by P. Carol Printseller, South Hanover Street, Edinburgh.

Drawing

Strand End - Topshum
1898-, British

Pencil Drawing, image size 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, pencil signed and titled.