20th Century American


Boston Fish Pier
1895-1975, American

This 1929 original drypoint etching by Samuel Chamberlain measures 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, pencil signed on the l.r., numbered and titled. Chamberlain became well known for his carefully rendered etchings and drypoints of both European and American cityscapes as well as very detailed landscapes. This image is #82 in the BPL catalog.


A Grassy Riverbank
1851-1931, American

A very fine original etching, this image measures 13 1/2 x 10 inches, published c. 1900, pencil signed. A beautiful, richly inked impression with nice plate tone, printed on a laid type Japan paper with ample margins. Blanche Dillaye was born in New York City, studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and in Paris, and in 1883 studied etching technique with Stephen Parrish.


Bearskin Neck
$350.00
1901-1969, American

This is a very fine original lithograph of Bearskin Neck, a small neighborhood in the town of Rockport, Massachusetts. The image size is 9 7/8 x 13 3/4 inches, published in 1945 in an edition of 50 impressions, pencil signed and titled.


Scholar
1921-2007, American

Lithograph, image size 13 1/8 x 9 3/4, c. 1970s, pencil signed, titled and numbered.


Torso
1892 - 1973, American

A dramatic lithograph by Russian- American artist Louis Lozowick, this image measures 11 x 7 3/4 inches, published in 1929 in an edition of 50 impressions, cat: Flint-42, pencil signed and numbered, in an ornate hand carved wood frame. Lozowick was born in Ukraine and studied at the Kiev Art School for several years before moving to the United States where he attended the National Academy of Design and Ohio State University.


Between Tides
1875-1962, American

A quiet image of fishing boats moored in a small harbor by Massachusetts artist Gordon Grant, this lithograph measures 9 x 12 inches, published c. 1940 by the Associated American Artists, pencil signed.


Sugar Boats Off Greenwich
1851-1931, British

This lovely atmospheric image by William Wyllie measures 4 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches, pencil signed on the l.l. and created c. 1920. This is a view of Greenich from the Isle of Dogs with a view of the Royal Navel Academy on the left with the domes of the Royal Observatory high in the background. Wyllie was a well known marine painter and printmaker, studying at the Heatherley School of Fine Art and then at the at the Royal Academy. At the age of 18, Wyllie won the Turner Gold Medal for his painting "Dawn After A Storm".


H.M.S. Renown
1851-1931, British

This delicately etched image of the warship "Renown" leaving Portsmouth harbor accompanied by a squadron of biplanes measures 4 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches. Signed on the l.l. in pencil, c. 1920. Wyllie was a well known marine painter and printmaker in early 20th century London. He studied at the Heatherley School of Fine Art and at the age of 15 began his studies at the Royal Academy. At the age of 18, Wyllie won the Turner Gold Medal for his painting "Dawn After A Storm". He went on to have a long artistic career, specializing in paintings and etchings of the sea and the city of London.


Waterloo Bridge and Somerset House
1857-1926, American

A beautiful architectural cityscape by master printmaker, Joseph Pennell. Measuring 8 x 11 inches, it is pencil signed with publishers label on the backing. Created in 1905 in an edition of probably 75, cat: Wuerth #379. 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. He also printed many of his own images.


Concerto
1900-1981, Polish American

This original etching by Frederich Taubes measures 10 x 8 1/4 inches and is pencil signed on the l.r. Created in 1939 in an edition of 250 and published by the American Artists Association. Taubes was a well known painter, printmaker, author and lecturer. Born in Poland and educated in Vienna, Taubes eventually became a student at the Bauhaus studying color theory with Johannes Itten. Moving to NYC in 1930 he became a society portraitist with a very wealthy and famous clientele.

Painting

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

Still Life of Flowers
20th Century, Japanese

Mezzotint in colors, image size 11 5/8 x 14 5/8 inches, 1981, pencil signed, dated, and editioned "35/90".

Drawing

Waterside Study
1848 - 1921, American

Watercolor, image size 6 x 8 1/2 inches. McAuliffe was active in the late 19th century and produced public works especially in Everett, Mass: Roman Catholic Cathedral, St John's; Parlin Library. His specialties were maritime and religious subjects.