Recent Acquisitions


Harry  Kelly's, Putney
1818-1910, British

This Sir Francis Seymour Haden etching with drypoint measures 4 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches, pencil signed, 1865, state IV/V, cat: Schneiderman-107. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler. He was a founder and the first president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers and was knighted in 1894.


Old Pine, Estes Park, Colorado
1859-1939, American

Etching by George Elbert Burr measures 11 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches, pencil signed, 1922.


Stone Pines Near Sorrento
1859-1939, American

Etching by George Elbert Burr measures 11 7/8 x 10 inches, pencil signed and titled, "Nine proofs-plate destroyed" inscribed in the artists' hand, l.r.


Memento Vivere, Notre Dame, Evreux
1887-1953, American

From his French Church Series #47, this 1947 award winning etching by John Taylor Arms measures 13 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches, pencil signed and dated, edition of 198, state II, cat: Fletcher-47. This image won five major awards between 1947 and 1951 including 1st Prize at the Annual Exhibition of the Chicago Society of Etchers in 1949. John Taylor Arms was one of the foremost American printmakers of the 20th century, known for his exquisite compositions and exacting details which gave his etchings a very realistic, almost photographic appearance.


In Memoriam, also called The North Portal of Chartres Cathedral
1887-1953, American

From his French Church Series #40, this 1939 etching by John Taylor Arms measures 14 1/2 x 12 inches, pencil signed l.r., inscribed on l.l., 1939, edition of 312, cat: Fletcher-317. Arms won the Artist Member Prize, Annual Exhibition, Baltimore Water Color Club, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, in 1939. It took the artist around 1,000 hours to etch the extraordinary detail. One of Arms most coveted images.


The Entrance of the Medway
1857-1945, British

Mezzotint by the British artist Sir Frank Short, measuring 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, pencil signed, after J.M.W. Turner, etched and engraved by the artist, 1896, intended for the Liber Studiorum but never published.


Nine Barrow Down
1818-1910, British

Etching by the British artist Sir Francis Seymour Haden measuring 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, pencil signed, plate dated, 1877, cat: Schneiderman-155. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler. He was a founder and the first president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers and was knighted in 1894.


Sotto Portica Molin, Venice
1874-1947, French

This 1922 etching by Edgar Chahine measures 7 5/8 x 10 1/2 inches, pencil signed, numbered 36/100, and titled. Chahine studied at the Academia Di Belle Arti in Venice and then at the Academy Julien in Paris. He was a very well respected artist of the ‘Belle Epoch’ era, winning many awards and honors for his work, including a gold medal at the Paris Salon. However his prints and paintings are hard to find as many of them were destroyed in a fire at his studio in 1926 or in a later flood in 1942.


Edisto Live Oak
1877-1954, American

This original drypoint by the American artist Alfred Hutty measures 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, pencil signed, edition of 200, 1944, published exclusively for members of the Miniature Print Society, in its original folder. Hutty was a well-known Charleston artist studying under DuBose Heyward and John Bennett. Known for his local scenes of the Charleston landscape he became a founding member of the Charleston Etchers Club. His work has been exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Art Institute of Chicago; Detroit Institute of Arts and the Chicago Society of Etchers.


Autumn Shadow
1891-1979, American

This c. 1920's landscape by the American artist Kenneth Macintyre measures 25 1/2 x 24 inches, signed and framed. Born in Boston, Macintyre studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Architectural Club of Design. During WWI he designed camouflage motifs for Naval ships and after the war opened studios in Washington, D.C. and California.


Down to the Sea
$125.00
20th Century, American

20th century woodblock print by Sam Miller measures 6 x 5 inches, pencil signed, titled and numbered 19/32.


Swiss Pass
1857-1945, British

This 1898 mezzotint by the British artist Sir Frank Short, measures 7 x 10 1/8 inches, pencil signed, after J.M.W. Turner, cat: Hardie-65.


Source of Averon in the Valley of Chamouni
1857-1945, British

Mezzotint by the British artist Sir Frank Short measuring 7 3/8 x 10 3/8 inches, 1886, pencil signed, after J.M.W. Turner, publisher info l.c., R60, sheet laid to board.


Sharp Fells
1857-1945, British

Mezzotint by the British engraver and etcher, Sir Frank Short. It measures 4 1/8 x 12 1/8 inches and is pencil signed, after a watercolor by Peter de Wint, c. 1902, edition of 150, cat: Hardie-77.


The Whalemen
1875-1962, American

A beautiful seascape by the American artist, Gordon Grant. Canvas size is 28 x 36 inches, oil on canvas, c. 1940, signed l.l., titled on backing, owned by the same family since 1971. Gordon Grant was born in California. At 13 years of age he traveled alone to Great Britain on a sailing vessel, around Cape Horn, for his education. This experience stayed with him for the rest of his life. He is most widely known for his marine paintings and fine prints.


The Mill-Wheel
1818-1910, British

This etching by the British artist Seymour Haden measures 7 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed, plate dated 1874, I/V, Cat: Schneiderman-144. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler. He was a founder and the first president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, and was knighted in 1894.


Breton Shores
1877-1942, Czech

This etching measures 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, pencil signed, edition of 86, numbered in pencil with the artist's stamp, Cat: Novak-173, II/II. 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.


Windmill Hill, No. 1
1818-1910, British

This c. 1877 drypoint on copper measures 6 x 9 inches, pencil signed, cat: Schneiderman-152, III/V, artist proof. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler. He was a founder and the first president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, and was knighted in 1894.


Milkmaid With Cows
1868-1951, Dutch

A beautiful oil on canvas by the Dutch artist Johan Frederik Cornelius Scherrewitz.
Created circa 1905 measuring 16 X 20 inches, overall frame size is 26 x 30 inches, signed l.r. Scherrewitz is known for his Dutch landscapes. He exhibited in 1907 at The Royal Academy and his works can be found in many private collections throughout the world.


Portrait of an Old Woman

This unsigned, 17th Century Dutch School painting, after Rembrandt, measures 23 3/4 x 19 inches and is housed in a gilt frame.

Painting

Portelet Bay, Jersey
1839-1909, English

Vibrant oil seascape, c. 1880, by British artist, Sarah Louisa Kilpack. Painting size measures 4 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches in a period frame that measures 10 x 13 inches, signed l.l., oil on paper on board, location written on backing. Born in London in 1839, Sarah Louisa Kilpack was recognized as a talented pianist and artist but after a series of misfortunes she gave up the piano and concentrated exclusively on her painting.

Print

One Plus One Equals One

Etching, image size 10 5/8 x 7 3/8 inches, artist's proof, pencil titled, illegibly signed.

Drawing

Ramshackle House
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 12 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches