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

Cascade de Flumen

Watercolor, image size 14 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches, laid down on board, unsigned but identification of location on back in French which indicates it's Cascade Flumen near Saint Claude, a small town in France.

Print

Last Chance
1940-, American

This wood engraving by Barry Moser is one of 25 prints from his "Gold Rush" series. Published in 1985 in an edition of 350, it measures 7 x 4 inches and is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin. The "Gold Rush" series were images portraying gold mining activities from America, Africa and Australia. Moser, from Tennessee, became a graphic artist and printmaker, studying under Leonard Baskin and Jack Coughlin.

Drawing

The Artist's Daughter
1893-1986, American

Silverpoint on gessoed board with black, white, and red chalk, 9 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches, c. 1960, unsigned.