19th Century American


Salt Marshes
1864-1919, American

Plate signed and dated 1889 in the lower left. Image measures 4 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches on 7 7/8 x 19 7/8 inch medium weight wove type paper. An atmopsheric etching with a wide tonal range.


Drying Their Wings
1864-1919, American

Plate signed and dated 1889 in the lower left. Image measures 4 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches on 7 7/8 x 19 7/8 inch medium weight wove type paper. An atmopsheric etching of ships in still water.


La Casa di Mario, Venice
1878-1970, American

Pencil signed "H A Webster" in the lower right. C. 1930. Catalog: Webster 105. Plate measures 7 3/4 x 10 7/8 inches on 9 3/4 x 12 7/8 inch watermarked arches laid type paper. Signed artist's proof. Plate destroyed. This print has a rich drypoint burr and dramatic use of light and shadow. Herman Webster was an American artist who moved to Paris in the early 20th century to attend the Academy Julien. There he studied under J. P. Laurens and Eugene Bejot, and was also greatly influenced by the etchings of Whistler and Meryon.


Trenton Winter, 1883
1846-1938, American

Rare print with remarque from 1883, plate signed in the lower left. Catalog: Schneider 78. Edition of 30 with remarque. Plate measures 9 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches on 15 x 22 inch wove type paper. This is an atmospheric print with lovely plate tone.


Billingsgate
1834-1903, American

Billingsgate, etching, image size 5 7/8 X 8 7/8 inches, Kennedy 47, ninth state of nine, created 1859, printed 1880. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper, full margins, framed.


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.


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.


Dunderberg from Dr. Fountain's Farm
1844-1891, American

Etching, image size 4 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches, plate signed, dated, titled.


Al, Bert and Carrie
1844-1891, American

Etching, image size 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches, plate initialed and dated.


Sunset
1844-1891, American

Etching, image size 2 5/8 x 3 1/4 inches.

Painting

Abstract
b.1910, American

Oil on board, visible size 14 1/4 x 22 1/2 inches, signed lower right, framed

Print

The Wood Lot
1874-1947, American

Image measures 13 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches on 18 x 13 3/4 inch Rives watermarked wove type paper. Plate initialed and dated 1930. Pencil editioned in the lower left. Editioned 30/90. Catalog: Barker 46. An atmospheric print of two people and a horse hauling wood through a storm.

Drawing

Giant Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This fine pencil drawing of a giant pine tree with its wooded surroundings, by local Marlboro, NH artist, Dexter Dawes measures 15 x 11 inches and is sketched on a medium weight, gray paper. Dawes summered in southern NH, with its' majestic views of Mt. Monadnock where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.