20th Century American
A great sporting etching by Frank Benson, this image measures 14 x 10 7/8 inches, 1922, cat: Ordeman-213, pencil signed. A very rich impression on a medium weight laid type paper. Frank Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began the sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known. He was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston.
This is a fantastic original color etching and aquatint. The image size is 11 7/8 x 17 7/8 inches, published in 1922 in an edition of 200, Ship Series #3, cat: Fletcher-124, pencil signed. 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.
This is a remarkable original etching of a New England winter by Kerr Eby. The image size is 9 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches, 1941, edition of about 100, cat: Giardina-204, pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the 'imp' indicating that Eby printed this impression himself. This etching features a richly inked impression with subtle plate tone, printed on a medium weight watermarked wove type paper.
This lovely image of a pigs' sty by the master printmaker, John Taylor Arms, measures 4 5/8 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed, dated and numbered 3/75, also titled "The Sty" and "La Parcherie". Printed by Frederick Reynolds, cat: Fletcher #83. Created in 1920, this very detailed and expertly toned etching is beautifully matted and framed.
This is a beautifully detailed original wood engraving, image size 6 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches, 1938, edition of 100, pencil signed, titled and editioned. Grace Albee studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, then lived in Paris for several years where she studied wood engraving with Paul Bournet at the Institut d'Esthetique and exhibited a solo show of her work. She and her family returned to the US in the early 1930s, living for a time in New York City before settling in Doylestown Pennsylvania, where she created the many rural scenes for which she is best known.
This 1920 etching by the American artist Joseph Pennell measures 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed, edition of probably 50 proofs, cat: Wuerth 740. 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.
A great New York etching by Joseph Pennell, measuring 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, published in 1921, cat: Wuerth-785, pencil signed "JoPennell imp", the "imp" indicating that Pennell printed this impression himself. This is a early trial proof of the published state.
This 1936 etching with drypoint by the American artist, Aiden Lassell Ripley, measures 7 x 5 3/8 inches, pencil signed, dated and titled. Aiden Lassell Ripley was a very successful sporting artist in 20th century America. He studied at the Boston Museum School under Phillip Hale and Frank Benson, then spent several years traveling throughout Europe. He became quite well known for his landscapes and sporting scenes, and also worked throughout his life in wildlife and endangered species preservation.
20th Century, American
This c. 1920's etching by Mona France measures 5 5/8 x 7 7/8 inches and is pencil signed and titled.
This is a superb original sporting etching, image size 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, 1936, pencil signed, titled and dated. Aiden Lassell Ripley was a very successful sporting artist in 20th century America. He studied at the Boston Museum School under Phillip Hale and Frank Benson, then spent several years traveling throughout Europe. He became quite well known for his landscapes and sporting scenes, and also worked throughout his life in wildlife and endangered species preservation.