20th Century European


Barbizon Landscape
1849-1918, French

Pencil signed lithograph with extensive remarque in the lower left. Editioned in pencil in the lower right; number 5 in an edition of 40. Image measures 4 1/4 x 3 inches on 10 1/8 x 6 1/2 inch medium weight embossed wove type paper. This print has strong contrast and captures the sunlight in the landscape, even hinting at movement in the trees.


Gerona
1883-1959, Scottish

Signed and numbered in ink. Plate signed and dated in the lower right. C. 1921. Plate measures 7 3/8 x 12 7/8 on 8 3/4 x 15 inch laid type paper. Catalog: Hardie 213. Print 8 in an edition of 76. Born into poverty, McBey was primarily self-taught, becoming a very well respected artist and leading figure of the British Etching Revival. He traveled extensively throughout Europe, America and the Middle East, creating remarkable etchings of the places he visited. This print has a unique perspective as well as a rich drypoint burr.


The Knight's Return
$225.00
1882-1964, British

Pencil signed "Airy" in the lower left. Remarque of a swan in the lower right. Plate measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 on 10 7/8 x 7 3/4 inch wove type paper. The artist's flowing lines depict a dancing couple surrounded by shadowy, treacherous figures.


St. Paul's, Covent Garden
1884-1966, British

Plate signed in the lower left. Signed in ink in the lower right. Edition of 30. Titled and editioned in ink near bottom edge of paper. Print is adhered to matboard. Plate measures 6 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches on 10 1/2 x 13 3/4 inch paper. A sharp, finely detailed etching with rich drypoint burr of daily life on a busy street in Covent Garden Market against the backdrop of St Paul’s Church portico.


The Reader (Nathaniel Royds)
1883-1948, English

Plate signed and dated 1920. Signed "Lumsden imp" indicating that the artist printed it himself. A skillfully done portrait with a rich drypoint burr. Plate measures 5 7/8 inches x 8 1/4 inches on 9 1/4 x 11 1/8 inch thin watermarked laid type paper. The subject is the Reverend Nathaniel Royds, the father-in-law of the artist.


The Family Bathing

Indistinct pencil signature in the lower right. Collector's stamp on back. Plate measures 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches on 14 3/4 x 10 inch thin laid type paper. An expressive print with very strong contrast.


Sleeping Cat

Print 43 in an edition of 50. Pencil editioned in the lower left. Unsigned. Plate measures 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches on 12 x 9 3/4 inch watermarked wove type paper. An energetic print of a still subject with wild, expressive lines and a rich drypoint burr.


The Park Bench

Plate and pencil signed, signature indistinct. Image measures 7 1/2 x 5 inches on 12 x 8 inch medium weight wove type paper. An atmospheric print with good tonal range.


Heavenly Music
1929-2009, American

Linocut in brown ink. Print 246 in an edition of 250. Pencil signed in the lower right. Printed by the artist.


Kaffeetafel unter Birken (Coffee Table Under Birches)
1884-?, German

C. 1920. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate measures 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches on 12 1/4 x 9 7/8 inch medium weight wove type paper. A charming print with delicate linework of ladies enjoying their teatime outdoors.

Painting

Landscape with Waterfalls

This is a very fine Hudson River School landscape, oil on academy board, 9 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, c. 1880s, unsigned, in an ornate period gilt frame. Although this painting is unsigned it is quite well painted, evidently by a very competent artist.

Print

Worried (Embete)
1854-1934, French/British

Etching after Nicoli, 1877, image size 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches, printed by F. Delarue, Paris

Drawing

Spring, Ponte Landolfo, Italy
20th c., American

Watercolor, 20 x 23 in., signed lower right