Arthur J.T. Briscoe
1873-1943, British

Bucko Mate
1873-1943, British

A powerful image of the "Bucko Mate" by the marine artist, Arthur Brisco. It measures 6 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches on laid paper. Published in 1926, it is ink signed and numbered. Cat: Hurst 152, framed. The "bucko mate" was the captains right-hand man who made sure the sailors towed the line. The great trading ships of the late 19th C. and into the early 20th C. were ruled by brute force. Many men met their deaths on these ships because they were driven to their limits and beyond in their quest to get to the California goldfields first.


Typhoon, The Burst Topsail
1873-1943, British

This dramatic scene by Arthur Brisco measures 8 x 11 3/4 inches and is ink signed and numbered. Published in 1924 on laid paper, cat: Hurst-94, framed. Briscoe was one of the finest marine artists' of the 20th. century. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. Most of Briscoe's etchings show sailing ships and the men who sailed them.


Hauling the Net Aboard
1873-1943, British

A great etching depicting men of the trawler "Guess Again" by the well known marine artist, Arthur Brisco. Created in 1926 at the height of his career and published by H.C. Dickins, it is signed and numbered in ink. Cat: Laver-77, Hurst-162, framed. Brisco was so pleased with the beauty of this image that he chose to exhibit it at the Royal Academy in 1927. The foreground figure is a character known as "Old Sam" who Brisco features in a number of his etchings having deeply impressed him with the hardship of the trawlerman's lot.


The Look-out, Sunrise
1873-1943, British

A beautiful image by the marine artist, Arthur Brisco, created in 1925. Signed and numbered in ink on Strasbourg Lily watermarked paper in an edition on 75, cat: Hurst 122.7, framed. Briscoe was one of the finest marine artists' of the 20th. century. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat.


Furling the Foresail
1873-1943, British

This etching by Arthur Briscoe measures 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches. Ink signed and numbered on cream laid paper, 1924. Cat: Hurst-85. Framed. Briscoe is known as one of the finest marine etcher of the 20th. century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris.


Brixham Trawlers
1873-1943, British

"Brixham Trawlers" by Arthur Briscoe measures 5 3/8 x 13 7/8 inches, published in 1929 in an edition of 75. Printed in sepia toned ink on Whatman laid paper, it is ink signed and numbered and also plate signed, dated and titled. Briscoe is known as the finest marine etcher of the 20th. century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris.


Making A Passage
1873-1943, British

Etching, drypoint, image size 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 1929, Hurst 75, ink signed and numbered "Arthur Briscoe" l.r., 68/75 l.l.

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
$3600.00
1857-, German

Oil on board, 11 x 9 1/2 inches, signed lower left, period frame

Print

Late Summer Bouquet
20th c., American

Color etching, image size: 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, numbered 32/16, pencil signed and titled.

Drawing

Study of Greek Statue

This early European drawing in red crayon, c. 1600, is unidentified. It has a watermark of a fleur de lis with a "M" above it. The sheet size measures 14 3/4 x 10 inches.