Etching and aquatint, image size 9 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches, Bliss 83, pencil signed, l.r "A. Legros", laid watermark paper, collectors stamp.
19th Century European
Etching, image size 8 3/8 x 11 3/4 inches, plate signed, with the lettered title below the image.
Etching, image size 4 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches, 1874, plate signed and dated.
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.
This 1876 etching of the French artist, Norbert Goeneutte, by Marcellin Desboutin measures 8 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches. Part of a drypoint series of sketches Desboutin did of his close friends.
Lithograph, image size 8 x 10 inches, plate signed "h.d." l.l.(in reverse), 1847. 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.
This 1886 etching by Frank Palou measures 5 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches and is pencil signed. Main image is flanked by scenes of daily life. Published by Leggatt in 1886.
Mezzotint by John Young(Engraver in Mezzotint to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales) after the painting by George Watson, image size 19 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, sheet size 22 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches, 1810. The full title reads, "Sergeant Major Patrick Gould, Royal Reg. Edin. Volunteers (Blue) 1794. Published by P. Carol Printseller, South Hanover Street, Edinburgh.
Engraving, image size 6 5/8 x 4 7/8 inches, c. 1875, lettered below the image, "Dessine et Grave par Paul Girardet" and titled "Route du St. Gothard, Canton d'Uri."
Etching, image size 5 1/2 x 11 inches, pencil signed l.r. "W. Douglas Macleod".