20th Century European

Folies Bergeres II

This is an original etching by French Artist Jean Louis Forain(1852-1931) The title of this work is "The Folies Bergere II" This etching was created in the 1880's. Signed in the plate upper left corner. The image measures 4 X 5 3/4 inches. This etching is not hand signed in pencil. Excellent condition printed on a medium weight wove type paper, full borders, matted not framed.

Portrait of Maurice Denis

Original etching and aquatint Portrait of Maurice Denis by French artist Joseph Roux-Champion. This etching is signed in the plate by Denis and Roux Champion, printed on a medium weight laid type paper. We are unsure as to the date, circa 1930. The image measures 7X9 1/4 inches. Excellent Condition, wide borders, deckeled edges.
No pencil signature on this etching

Solitaire,en cette view d'embuches

This is an original etching by French master Georges Rouault. The title is "Solitaire, en cette vie d'embuches et de malices. It was created and printed in 1922 as plate 5 in the Miserere series. This image appears to be an early proof of the etching that was later printed by Vollard. The image measures 22 3/4X16 1/2 inches.It appears in the Wofsy catalog as image number 112. This etching was never hand signed in pencil by the artist.

The Swan

This is an original etching by Scandinavian artist Anders Zorn 1860-1920. The title of this piece is "The Swan", (Svanen) It was created and printed in 1915, one of his most impressive of the nude bather series of his etchings. The image mesures 9 3/4X 7 5/8 inches. Printed on a laid paper with an extensive crown watermark. The etching is signed and dated lower right and also hand signed in pencil in the lower right border. Fine condition, wide borders all around, a very slight line of toning where an early window mat lay, not visible in the new matting.

Chantez Matines le Jour Renait

This is an original etching, and aquatint by French master Georges Rouault. The title of this work is "Chantez Matines,le jour renait"< (Sing Matins, a new day is born) This etching was created in 1922 as part of the Miserere series. This is plate number 29. It was published by Vollard in an edition of 450. It is signed lower left corner of the image. This etching was never pencil signed. It appears in the C& R catalog as number 82d., The image measures 20 X 14 5/8 inches. Nice condition, a line of toning in the border from an earlier window mat.

Sunt lacrymae rerum

This is an original etching by French Master Georges Rouault. The title of this work is: "Sunt lacrymae rerum " ( There are tears in things ) This etching and aquatint was created for the Miserere series in 1926 as image number 27. . The platemark measures 24 1/4 17 1/2 inches. It was published in an edition of 450 on arches wove type paper by Ambroise Vollard. His Vollard watermark appears in the sheet. The etching is signed and dated in the image in the lower right. This etching was never hand signed by the artist.

Femme Affranchie a Quatorze Hevres Chante Midi

This is an original etching and aquatint image by French master Georges Rouault. The title of this work is: "Femme Affranchie A Quatorze Hevres Chante Midi" (Emancipated woman, who has lost her bearings) It was part of the Miserere series that Roualt created in 1923. This etching was published by Ambroise Vollard in an edition of 450 and has his Vollard watermark in the sheet. The image is plate signed G. Rouault,1923 lower left in the image. This etching was never hand signed by the artist. It appears in the Wofsy catalog as image number 124.

Le Directeur du Theatre

This is an original aquatint etching by French artist Georges Rouault titled: " Le Director de Theatre", The Theater Director. From the series "Reincarnations of Pere Ubu", This is a rare hand signed impression lower right and also inscribed as M/O lower left. This etching was created and printed in 1928. The image measures 12X7 3/4 inches. It is printed on a medium weight wove type paper. Some light toning in the border area. Rouault was known to experiment with his etchings, this one not only has aquatint etching but also some roulette work, drypoint and use of a burnisher.

Fujiyama at Sunset, Miono Matsubara

Original color woodblock by British artist Charles Bartlett (1860-1040) The title of this work is "Miono-Matsubara", Fujiyama at Sunset with returning fishing boats, This image was published by Watanabe Shozaburo in 1916. Bartlett had 21 woodblocks printed by Watanabe whom he met and befriended during his trip through Asia. The image measures 10 1/4X15 1/2 inches. It is nicely framed. The image is hand signed in red pencil lower left border and stamped with his red seal in the lower right. This was from his Japan series created pre-earthquake.

European River Front

A drypoint etching C. 1927. Numbered 64 in an edition of 75. Pencil editioned in the lower left, signed in the lower right. Plate initialed and dated in the lower right. Plate measures 6 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches on 8 x 12 3/4 inch laid paper. This print has a rich drypoint burr and unique, lively linework.

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