The Holystoners-Bound for Haiti
Etching, drypoint, image size 9 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, 1935, pencil signed l.r. "Philip Kappel". Selected for "Fine Prints of the Year", 1936, pl.74. The image was made on the Columbia Line's Bogota or Columbia. The Haitian crew used soft volcanic tufa to scrub down the wooden decks. The bulldog, center, was the vessel's mascot.
Mixed Media, acrylic and collage, sight size 13 3/8 x 17 3/8 inches, 1971, signed and dated by the artist l.r., provenance on label on back with title. Nora Unwin was a children's illustrator and author. Born near London, England into a family where several members were engaged in publishing and printing. She is best known for her work in book illustration and wood carving. After moving to the States she became a member of the National Academy of Design in New York and earned a Newbery mention for "Mountain Born", and a Newbery Medal for "Amos Fortune, Free Man".
Mixed media, sight size 11 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches, titled and dated l.r. "rockhill 67", framed. Nora Unwin was a children's illustrator and author. Born near London, England into a family where several members were engaged in publishing and printing. She is best known for her work in book illustration and wood carving. After moving to the States she became a member of the National Academy of Design in New York and earned a Newbery mention for "Mountain Born", and a Newbery Medal for "Amos Fortune, Free Man". The Sharon Arts Center in Peterborough, New Hampshire is the keeper of the Nora S.
Une Matinee d'Hiver au Quai de l'Hotel Dieu
Etching, image size 8 3/8 x 11 3/4 inches, plate signed, with the lettered title below the image.
Barque de Pecheurs
Etching, image size 4 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches, 1874, plate signed and dated.
Etching, image size 6 x 9 1/8 inches, cat: Melot- C.7, later printing without Cadart lettering, possibly after it was removed. This is a very nice impression with wide borders, printed on a medium weight cream colored laid type paper. This atmospheric image from Corot's series of Italian landscapes is a great example of his ability to capture the life and movement of the scene with loose spontaneous lines and rich tones.
The Hunting Party
Wood engraving with accompanying text on both sides of the sheet, attributed to Jost Amman, unsigned, numbered 33 below the image, framed.
Lithograph, image size 9 x 11 inches, plate signed "h.D." l.l., c. 1847. "Chez Bauger & C. R. du Croissant, 16" l.l. Daumier used the comic journal of the time, "Le Charivari", published in 1847, as a venue for his satirical views on the corrupt social and political life of the elite. He was referred to as the "Michelangelo of caricature" by his fellow artists creating over 500 paintings and 1000 drawings in his lifetime, framed.
Italian Fishing Boats, Gloucester, Mass.
Etching, dry point, image size 6 x 8 inches, 1926, edition 25, pencil signed and titled lower margin, "Hayley Lever" and "Italian Fishing Boats, Gloucester"
Demolition, Exhibition Road - The Old Science Museum, London
Etching, image size 10 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches, c. 1926, period printing, pencil signed and titled "F.C. Dixon" and "The Old Science Museum".
Young Girl With Cymbals
Color etching, sight size 12 x 9 3/4 inches, 67/75, pencil signed l.r. "E. Ashe Lord", framed.
Lithograph, sight size 11 3/8 x 16 3/8 inches, 1965, pencil signed l.r. "Stow Wengenroth", edition of 50, framed.
Woodblock, image size 10 1/8 x 15 1/8 inches, c. 1950, signed in white ink l.l. "Kiyoshi Saito", depicting a tea house in Kyoto.
Etching, image size 8 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches, 1939, extremely limited edition never published, Lucioni cat: #67, pencil signed and dated lower margin. This image is of the actress Judith Anderson with a dedication to Arturo Tuscanini in the lower margin.
Three Sandpipers At Waterside
Woodblock, sight size 14 x 9 1/4 inches, artist signature and seal l.l. and Watanabe seal l.l., framed.
Mandarin Ducks In Snow
Woodblock, sight size 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches, 1935, Koson cat: 148, checklist no.:S7.5, artist signature and seal m.r. with Watanabe seal l.l., framed.
Two Wild Ducks Near Water
Woodblock, sight size 14 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, artist signature and seal m.l., Koson checklist no.: S7.4, framed.
Cuckoo In Flight In Stormy Weather
Woodblock, sight size 14 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, artist signature and seal m.r., Koson checklist no.: S6.1, framed.
Rain at Asakusa Kannon Temple
Color woodblock, image size 14 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches, 1933, artist's seal lower left within the image, printer, carver and publisher seals in the left margin.
Schubert's Birthplace, Vienna
Etching and aquatint in colors, plate size 11 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches, c. 1910, pencil signed, remarque of the composer's profile below the image.