Recent Acquisitions


The Walled Road

Etching, image size 6 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches, c. 1930s, pencil signed and numbered.


Portrait of a Priest
1885-1960, Belgian/American

A very fine original etching with drypoint by American portrait artist Josef Pierre Nuyttens. Plate size 7 x 4 1/4 inches, 1919, plate signed and dated, pencil signed, with an inscription in ink below the image which we have not been able to decipher. Framed, with a stamp from Thomas B Kenedy, New York on the back.


Haymaking
1883-1968, British

This is a richly inked original etching, image size 4 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches, c. 1920s, edition of 100, pencil signed and titled. This etching comes in what appears to be the original frame with a label from the Gage Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio.


Coney Island Study
1898-1954, American

This is an expressive original drawing by American Social Realist artist Reginald Marsh. Watercolor and inkwash on board, 5 x 4 inches, c. 1930s, signed in the lower left corner, framed. Reginald Marsh studied at the Yale School of Art where he was a prolific illustrator and cartoonist, then at the Art Students League in New York where he concentrated on studying fine art, especially the work of the Old Masters.


Manscape, from the "Falling Man" series
1927-2009, American

This is a vibrant original silk screen print by Ernest Trova, from his 'Falling Man' series. Image size 24 x 24 inches, sheet size 28 x 28 inches, published in 1969 in an edition of 175, pencil signed, numbered and dated, in a high quality aluminum frame with a label on the back from Pace Gallery, New York. Ernest Trova was a Missouri artist, and lived for most of his life in the St Louis area. He was primarily a self taught artist, known for his paintings, prints and sculptures with a distinct combination of surrealist and pop art style.


The Bathers
1858-1911, American

This is a richly colored original painting by American artist Charles W. Stetson. Oil on canvas, 9 x 14 inches, 1893, signed and dated in the lower left corner, in what appears to be the original gilt frame. Charles Stetson was a self taught artist and founding member of the Providence Art Club. He was known as a 'colorist' for his richly hued landscapes and figure studies, many of which have a dreamlike, allegorical quality. Memorial exhibits of his work were shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Detroit Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum, New York.


Anais II
1890-1978, English

This 1930 etching of "Anais", the artist's first wife, measures 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches and is pencil signed on the l.r., framed, Fletcher cat: 67, in an edition of 111. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, he enrolled in the Royal Academy Schools. A scholorship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the great masters, Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him. A self-taught etcher who became one of the best portrait etchers in art history being elected into the Royal Society of Painter - Etchers and Engravers in 1921.


Viba
1890-1978, English

This elegant etching done in 1929 by the British printmaker, Gerald Leslie Brockhurst measures 8 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches and is pencil signed, framed. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, he was enrolled in the Royal Academy Schools. A scholorship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the great masters, Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him. A self-taught etcher who became one of the best portrait etchers in art history being elected into the Royal Society of Painter - Etchers and Engravers in 1921.


Amberly Boy
1890-1978, English

A beautiful image of a young boy by the master printmaker, Gerald Leslie Brockhurst measuring 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches, pencil signed, 1928, Wrights cat: 62, framed. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, he was enrolled in the Royal Academy Schools. A scholorship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the great masters, Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him. A self-taught etcher who became one of the best portrait etchers in art history being elected into the Royal Society of Painter - Etchers and Engravers in 1921.


Amiens Cathedral (Jour d'Inventaire)
1849-1918, French

This beautiful 1907 etching with drypoint of "Inventory Day" by August-Louis Lepere measures 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, in an edition of about 166, Saunier cat: 344, illlustrated in "Etchers and Etchings", Joseph Pennell, 1929, p. 199. Dated and signed in the plate and pencil signed, l.r., framed. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.


Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburg
1881-1939, American

Etching by Hopper Emory measures 8 7/8 x 7 7/16 inches and is pencil signed. Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.


Waving Goodbye
1881-1939, American

This etching by Hopper Emory measures 6 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches. Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.


London Street Scene
1881-1939, American

"London Street Scene" by Hopper Emory measures 6 3/4 x 10 7/8 inches and is pencil signed. Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.


House of John Alden and Pricilla
1881-1939, American

This Hopper Emory etching measures 7 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, is pencil signed and titled. Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.


Baltimore Harbor
1881-1939, American

This 1924 harbor scene by Hopper Emory measures 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches and is pencil signed and titled, in an edition of 25. Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.


The Mackeral
1881-1939, American

A 1926 etching by the American artist, Hopper Emery measuring 9 7/8 x 7 inches, pencil signed and titled with additional provenance, written in the artists hand, on the lower margin. Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.


Off Baltimore Light on Chesapeake Bay
1881-1939, American

This c. 1940 seascape by Hopper Emory measures 8 x 9 3/8 inches and is pencil signed and titled. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.


Changing the Guard  Buckingham Palace  London
1881-1939, American

A beautiful 1933 etching by Hopper Emory measuring 7 x 10 3/4 inches and is pencil signed and titled. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.


The Gathering Crowd
1881-1939, American

This is an original ink drawing on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 11 inches, 1933, signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.


The Steeplechase
1881-1939, American

Etching, image size 2 1/2 x 4 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed, with the original label. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.

Painting

View Near High Tor
1812-1879, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches, 1855. Hill started his career as an aquatint engraver in his father's studio before moving on to watercolors and landscape painting. At the age of 21 he was entered into the National Academy of Design. In this beautiful landscape notice his use of stippling and tiny brushstroke work that create the layers of color, shadow and light. Later in life he was one of the founding members of the Society for the Advancement of Truth in Art. His work is found in the Brooklyn Museum, the Hood Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Print

Sailing Toy Yachts in Central Park
1856-1909, American

Etching, image size: 7 3/16 x 9 3/4 inches, 1888, plate signed lower right

Drawing

Rocky Outcropping
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes done on a heavy weight paper. It measures 7 5/8 x 11 inches. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.