Jacques Villon
1875-1963, French

La Pedicure
1875-1963, French

This is a very rare early proof etching by Jacques Villon titled "La Pedicure". The image size is 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches; this print was published in 1907 in an edition of 50, although this is an early state before the published edition. It is pencil signed and notated "Essai" which translates as "test" or "trial". This image is very richly inked with beautiful plate tone and has several of the artist's fingerprints in black ink around the edges of the sheet, all away from the image.


Renee a Bicyclette (Un Debut)
1875-1963, French

Drypoint and aquatint etching, image size 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, 1906, numbered 14/50 l.l., pencil signed l.r., published by Sagot, Paris, with the blindstamp l.r. A richly inked impression with ample margins.


Fete Champetie
1875-1963, French

Etching,on olive toned laid paper,image size:8 3/4X3 1/2 inches,pencil signed

Painting

Early Autumn
1857 - 1915, American

This is a very atmospheric landscape by William C. Fitler, oil on canvas, 10 x 8 inches, c. 1890, signed in the lower left corner, in a period carved walnut frame. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Fitler studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and was known for his tonalist inspired landscapes of New York and New England. He exhibited his work widely in the late 19th century, including at the National Academy, the Brooklyn Art Club, the Boston Art Club, the Pennsylvania Academy, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Print

Long Cove
1906-1978, American

An atmospheric scene of Rockport, Massachusetts, this is one of Wengenroth's early lithographs, published in 1935 in a small edition of 50 impressions. The image size is 7 7/8 x 12 1/4 inches, cat: Stuckey-51, pencil signed. Stow Wengenroth was one of the preeminent lithographers of 20th century America, known for his atmospheric, incredibly detailed images of the New England landscape and coastline. He studied at the Art Students League and the Grand Central School of Art in New York, and in the summers studied with John Carlson in Woodstock NY and George Ennis in Eastport ME.

Drawing

House With Trees
1872- c.1950, American

This pen and ink drawing, by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches.