Recent Acquisitions


Starting on the Hunt
1887-1967, American

Original etching by the American artist, Hans Kleiber, measuring 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled. Born in Germany and coming to the US as a young man, Kleiber became a forest ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. His love of the land and its' wildlife instilled a lifelong interest in the protection and preservation of it. His career as an artist started with his use of watercolors and oils but eventually led him to the craft of printmaking.


Mexican Women
1907-1982, British/American

This award winning wood engraving by the American artist, Nora Unwin measures 9 x 7 inches, pencil signed, titled and dated, cat: McGoldrick-103, framed. Deemed one of Unwins' most outstanding prints. From a total of 157 prints from 26 states and Hawaii, "Mexican Women" was chosen as the Presentation Print of the Year at the Boston Printmakers 1956 annual exhibition. Framed.


Huguenot Church, Charleston
1883-1979, American

This c. 1930 etching by the American artist Elizabeth O'Neill Verner measures 2 1/2 x 2 inches, pencil signed and titled. Known for her love of the Lowcountry surrounding Charleston, with its images of swamps, fields and local wildlife and urban scenes with its unique characters, she captured the spirit of the south. Verner initiated the founding of the Charleston Society of Etchers and is considered the matriarch of the Charleston Renaissance, which flourished during the 1920s and 1930s.


Apollo and the Python
1557-1620, Italian

This Old Master engraving by the Italian artist Agostino Carrachi measures 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, plate signed, after the painting by Bernardo Buontalenti, some repairs.


Old Man with Turban
1696-1770, Italian

This red chalk drawing attributed to the Italian artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo measures 8 1/2 x 6 inches, unsigned, label with artist provenance included. Tiepolo was an Italian painter, printmaker and craftsman. Working in his native Italy as well as Spain and Germany, he became known for his religious frescoes and has been described as "the greatest decorative painter of eighteenth-century Europe."


Rye, Sussex
1861-1933, American

This rare, pencil signed etching by the American artist, Charles A. Platt measures 6 x 9 inches, edition of 250, part of a portfolio created by the NY Etching Club in 1884. Platt was a very successful painter and etcher, known for his delicately rendered New England landscapes and harbor scenes. He was also a talented architect and a member of the Saint-Gaudens Art Colony in Cornish, NH.


Old Master Allegorical Scene

This early Old Master red chalk drawing in the style of Raphaello Santi has a partial fleur de lis watermark and is matted and framed. Image size is 8 x 5 1/8 inches, framed size is 15 x 11 1/4 inches.


Motif From Cesky Krumlow
1877-1942, Czech

This etching by the Czech artist, Tavik F. Simon, measures 7 3/4 x 4 5/8 inches, pencil signed, 1914, cat: Novak-229, in an edition of 150. Simon studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. He was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.


Pont Saint Michel
1877-1942, Czech

Etching and aquatint by the Czech artist, Tavik F. Simon, measuring 12 1/2 x 15 5/8 inches, pencil signed, cat: Novak-455, numbered 73, edition of 300, published by "Les Graveurs Modernes, Paris. T.F.Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. Simon was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.


From the Latin Quarter
1877-1942, Czech

This 1907 etching and aquatint by Tavik F. Simon measures 12 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches, pencil signed, numbered "81", edition of 150, cat: Novak-69, G. Petit publisher's blindstamp on l.l. T.F.Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. Simon was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.


Gloucester Harbor after W.M. Hunt
1846-1938, American

Etching, 16X21 5/8 inches, created in 1882, S.P. 74, this atmospheric view of Gloucester Harbor was created after the painting by W.M. Hunt who's initials are in the plate, lower left. This etching is pencil signed by Parrish, lower right border, printed on a heavy wove type paper.


St. Martin's Bridge
1867-1956, British

This richly inked etching of St. Martin's Bridge near Toledo, Spain, by Sir Frank Brangwyn, measures 19 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, pencil signed, 1923, printed in two color ink, black and brown. Sir Frank Brangwyn was one of the most important British artists of the early 20th century. A member of the Royal Academy, the Royal Watercolor Society, and the Royal Society of British Artists, he was knighted in 1924.


Forest Brook in Autumn
19th Century American

Vibrant woodland landscape by the American artist, Henry Allen Gay, signed and dated l.r., 1897, in a period gilt frame measuring 28 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches, canvas size measures 16 x 20.


The Rival Ragman
1895-1987, American

This drypoint by the American artist, Peggy Bacon, measures 5 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled, edition of 139, published in 1938 by AAA, label included, cat: Flint-130. Born into an artistic family, Peggy Bacon's talents were apparent at an early age. By the age of 20, she had her first solo show in New York. She then went on to study at the Art Students League under John Sloan, Kenneth Hayes Miller and George Bellows.


Waterfront
1906-1978, American

This image by the American artist, Stow Wengenroth, measures 7 7/8 x 12 3/4 inches, pencil signed, 1936, cat: BPL-58, edition of 40. Wengenroth studied at the Art Students League and the Grand Central School of Art in New York, and in the summers studied with John Carlson in Woodstock, NY and George Ennis in Eastport, ME. In 1931 he had his first one man show at the MacBeth Galleries, beginning a long and very successful artistic career.


Flight of Ducks, Lake Solitude
1887-1967, American

This original etching and drypoint by the American artist Hans Kleiber measures 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches, pencil signed, presentation print published by "The Print Makers Society of California" in 1933 in an edition of 240. Born in Germany and coming to the US as a young man, he became a forest ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. His love of the land and its' wildlife instilled a lifelong interest in the protection and preservation of it. The image above was created in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.


Deep in the Rockies
1887-1967, American

Known as the "Etcher Laureate of the Rockies", this early 20th century etching by Hans Kleiber measures 7 3/4 x 10 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled, AAA label included. Born in Germany and coming to the US as a young man, he became a forest ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. His love of the land and its' wildlife instilled a lifelong interest in the protection and preservation of it. His career as an artist started with his use of watercolors and oils but eventually led him to the craft of printmaking.


Swallowtails
1887-1967, American

This original signed etching by the American artist Hans Kleiber measures 10 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches, pencil signed and titled, AAA label included. Kleiber was a Wyoming painter, illustrator and etcher. Born in Germany and coming to the US as a young man, he became a forest ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. His love of the land and its' wildlife instilled a lifelong interest in the protection and preservation of it. His career as an artist started with his use of watercolors and oils but eventually led him to the craft of printmaking.


Tennis, Forehand Drive, Jenny Tuckey
1903-1990, American, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Photograph, gelatin silver photograph multiflash
Primary Insc: Signed, verso, pencil, "HAROLD EDGERTON". image size is: 9 5/8 X 12 7/8 inches, Edgerton was credited with the invention of the photographic strobe while working at M.I.T. in Boston ... Photographic negative created in 1949, printed circa 1960.


The Golden Cornice 1
1857-1926, American

Etching by the American artist, Joseph Pennell, measuring 11 x 8 inches, pencil signed, 1904, cat: Werth-349, repair tear within image. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes.

Painting

"Rhinefalls, Zurich"
1866-1937, Italian

Gouache, attributed to Giovanni Giani, circa 1890, image size 12 5/8 x 19 inches in period frame.

Print

Solitude
20th C.

This is a vibrant color etching and aquatint by F. Leslie Thompson; a quiet scene of an old tree by a lake, bathed in the warm light of the setting sun. The image size is 8 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches, c. 1940s, pencil signed and titled.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1938
1872- c.1950, American

Two drawings, one in ink and colored pencil, the other in ink, 1938, image sizes 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches and 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches.