Recent Acquisitions


The Upper Hudson
1846-1938, American

This view of the "Upper Hudson" by Stephen Parrish measures 9 5/8 x 17 inches, plate signed, 1881, cat: Schneider-50. Stephen Parrish was one of the leading American etchers of the late 19th century, known for his atmospheric images of rugged landscapes and coastlines.


Spoleta-Italy
1879-1964, American

This etching of Spoleto, Italy by Ernest Roth, measures 8 7/8 x 14 inches, plate dated 1951, pencil signed, AAA print, framed.


Charles Church, Vienna
1881-1962, Austrian

This color aquatint by Luigi Kasimir measures 17 3/4 x 15 inches, pencil signed, plated dated 1925, cat: Lorenz-5. Kasimir studied at the Vienna Academy of Art, although much of his etching technique was self taught and learned through working from nature. He specialized in atmospheric images of architecture, city scenes and landscapes; some bustling with people and automobiles, others quite timeless and serene.


Vienna Opera House
1881-1962, Austrian

This color aquatint by Luigi Kasimir measures 17 3/4 x 15 inches, pencil signed, plate dated, 1922, cat: Lorenz-6, framed. Luigi Kasimir studied at the Vienna Academy of Art, although much of his etching technique was self taught and learned through working from nature. Kasimir traveled all over Europe and the United States creating many spectacular architectural etchings.


Sion House on the Thames
1857-1945, British

This 1911 drypoint etching by Frank Short measures 9 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches, pencil signed, cat: Hardie-350.


Rotherhithe
1883-1948, English

This 1921 original etching by the British artist, Ernest Lumsden, measures 14 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches, pencil signed, dated in the plate, 1921. Rotherhithe, meaning "a mariner's haven", in southeast London, was the first place that docks were constructed for the convenience of the Londoners.


Une Matinee D'Hiver au Quai de L'Hotel Dieu
$1200.00
1847-1898, French

This rare, pencil signed Felix Buhot etching measures 8 1/2 x 12 1/8 inches, published by Cadart, Paris in 1876. Title, artist and publisher info printed on lower margin, B/G 123, state IV of XII, some soiling in the outer border. Credited with the revival of etching in France during the 19th Century, Buhot was known for his atmospheric images of city life in Paris.


Frontispiece for "Album De La Societe Des Aqua Fortistes"
1833-1914, French

Printed by Delatre in Paris, this Felix Bracquemonde frontispiece measures 14 x 9 3/4 inches, published by Alfred Cadart, Paris. Created in 1865, this bold allegorical etching was created as the frontispiece to a volume of the renowned periodical of the Société des Aqua-Fortistes, a group promoting etching as a fine art. Richly inked on watermarked Aqua-Fortistes laid paper, which was made especially for these publications.


La Charrue
1870-1911, Dutch

Dutch etching by Pieter Dupont measuring 5 x 8 3/8 inches, c. 1900, printed by A. Porcabeuf, Paris, l.r., for Gazette des Beaux-Art, l.l., title and artist name, l.m.


Cheval de Labour
1870-1911, Dutch

Etching and drypoint by the Dutch artist, Pieter Dupont, measuring 5 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches, plate signed.


The Orator
1873-1943, British

Original etching by the British artist, Arthur Brisco, measuring 6 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches, 1926, signed and numbered; 62/75, cat: Hurst-158. Britain's "General Strike" was the theme of Brisco's dramatic image of "The Orator". The strike, mainly by coal-miners upset with their goverments' reduction in wages and worsening conditions, also included dockers, printers, power station workers and transport workers, thus Brisco's interest in the subject.


Bibi Valentin
1834-1903, American

An original Whistler etching, "Bibi Valentin", created and printed in 1859, state II/II, cat: Kennedy-50. Edition probably fewer than 50, image measures 6 X 8 7/8 inches. Printed on a blue toned laid Japan paper. A very rich impression. Plate signed and dated lower left. One small flaw at the edge on the left side of the image, unobtrusive... (University of Glasgow quote) "The daughter of Valentin (fl. 1859)", posed for Whistler in Paris. This is one of two children's portraits done in 1859, with Bibi Lalouette [33].


White Tails in the Morning
1889-1946, American

Pencil signed and editioned etching by American artist Harold Kerr Eby, created and printed in 1935 in an edition of 100, image measures 8 1/4 X 12 1/2 inches. The scene was most likely done in Connecticut. Signature has the "imp" after the artists name meaning that he printed this image himself.


The Pilot
$1250.00
1860-1920, Swedish

Original pencil signed etching by Swedish artist Anders Zorn, created and printed in 1919, cataloged as Hjert & Hjert-285. Image measures 7 X 4 5/8 inches and was part of his nude bather series.


Dal River, Dalalven
$1250.00
1860-1920, Swedish

Original pencil signed etching by Swedish artist Anders Zorn, measuring 7 X 4 1/4 inches and printed on a full sheet of laid paper. Created and printed in 1919, part of his bather series of etchings, cat: Hjert & Hjert-285, first state.


Lake Thun, Switzerland
1872-1943, American

A beautiful watercolor with gouache by the Rhode Island artist Hezekiah Anthony Dyer, measuring 15 1/2 x 11 5/8 inches and signed on the l.l. Providence, Rhode Island label included. After extensively studying and traveling in Europe to refine his watercolor technique, Dyer returned to the US and entered the Rhode Island School of Design and eventually earned an Honorary Master of Arts Degree from Brown University. Known for his European landscapes and seascapes, Dyer was one of the founders of the Providence Watercolor Society.


The Deserted Palace
$1600.00
1883-1959, Scottish

A fine atmospheric scene of Venice by Scottish artist James McBey. The image size is 8 1/8X9 7/8 inches, created and printed in 1925 in an edition of 80. Hardie-236, hand signed in ink and numbered XIV, printed on a cold toned paper. Archival matboard and framed.


Fishermen in the Fog
1875-1962, American

This original etching by the American artist Gordon Grant measures 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches and is signed in pencil, l.r. Gordon Grant was born in California and was sent alone to Great Britain around Cape Horn when he was thirteen years old for his education. He worked as a staff artist for New York World and Harper's Weekly, covering both the Boer War and the Mexican Revolution, but became most widely known for his marine paintings and fine prints.


U.S.S.Columbia Under Construction at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, N.J.-1942
1887-1953, American

A beautiful etching by John Taylor Arms measuring 12 3/8 x 17 3/8 inches, pencil signed and dated, printed in 1945, state II, cat: Fletcher-390. John Taylor Arms was an extremely talented and successful artist in the early 20th century, known especially for his exquisite renderings of French cathedrals and other European architecture. He served as a naval officer during WWI and at the onset of WWII was ready to serve again, but did not meet the Navy's physical requirements. Instead, Arms created his "U.S. Navy Ship Series," to support the American war effort.


Sharpening the Seythe
1884-1960, American

This 1937 wood engraving by the American artist, Julius Lankes measures 9 1/8 x 6 inches, pencil signed, titled and dated. Lankes attended the Art Students' League of Buffalo and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. His father worked in a lumber mill and used to bring home scrapes of wood. "It was like getting a daily present," wrote Lankes. His work was heavily influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement and by William Morris.

Painting

Autumn Landscape

This early 20th. century oil painting by Rene de'l Arnet(?) measures 25 x 30 inches. This fine impressionistic water scene with sunlit fields in the distance is well painted using a subtle color palette with a nice tonal and textural range.

Print

Moving Shadows
1900-1988, Italian-American

Etching, image size is 7 x 11 7/8 inches, published in 1942 by the Associated American artists, cat: Embury-73, pencil signed, with the original AAA label. Lucioni was known for his incredibly detailed, textural etchings of the New England landscape, such as this beautiful image of an old barn beneath a sky of quickly moving fairweather clouds.

Drawing

Marie
1893-1986, American

Conte study, 1961, image size 13 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed, framed