20th Century European

Prague, 1912

Drypoint etching from 1912. Plate measures 7 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches on 9 x 17 inch paper. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right with the word "imp," indicating that the artist printed it themselves. Plate signed in the lower left. 3rd State. An atmospheric print with good use of plate toning.

Brompton Oratory, South Kensington

Etching from 1910. Catalog: Forster 30. Plate measures 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches on 15 x 11 inch laid type paper. Pencil signed in the lower right. This scene in London of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, otherwise known as the Brompton Oratory. The domed building in the background is the Royal College of Arts, where Anderson was studying at the time. Edition of 58. A finely detailed and well inked print with a rich drypoint burr.

Oyster Dreckers

Etching from 1924. Catalog: Hurst 87. Edition of 75. The scene depicts some oyster dredgers on Buzzon (or Besom) Creek, near Briscoe's home in Colchester. The oyster industry there is now endangered, but Briscoe has captured it well. Signed in ink in the lower right, numbered "39" in the lower left. Plate measures 6 1/2 x 10 inches on 8 1/2 x 11 1/4 inch laid paper. A fine impression with good use of plate toning.

Zlatá Ulička in Winter, Prague

Colored etching C. 1918. Catalog: Novak 291. Pencil signed in the lower right, artist's stamp in the lower left. Plate monogrammed on the bottom edge. Plate measures 10 x 9 1/2 inches on 16 7/8 x 13 7/8 inch wove type paper. T. F. Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts.

Facade of Notre Dame de Paris

Pencil signed in the lower right, artist's stamp in red ink in the lower left. Pencil numbered 81 in an edition of 140. Catalog: Novak 185. Plate measures 10 x 7 1/4 on 14 3/4 x 11 7/8 inch watermarked wove paper. Plate monogrammed in the upper right. T. F. Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts.

Fisherman

Drypoint etching C. 1931. Catalog: Brouet 379. A rich impression. Pencil signed in the lower right, pencil numbered 65/100 in the lower left. Plate measures 7 3/4 x 6 1/4 on 11 1/4 x 9 1/2 inch watermarked wove type paper.

Notre Dame in Winter

Colored softground and aquatint from 1925. Numbered 65 in an edition of 300. Catalog: Novak 432. Pencil signed in the lower right, numbered in the lower left. Plate measures 11 5/8 x 15 1/4 inches on 15 1/8 x 19 inch watermarked wove type paper. An atmospheric etching that captures the bleak weather with splashes of color. F. Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts.

Farm Fire

Drypoint etching C. 1927. Plate measures 6 7/8 x 9 on 9 x 12 1/4 inch watermarked David Strang paper. Catalog: Appleby 121. Edition of 100. Illustrated: Fine Prints of the Year, 1927. Numbered 63 out of 100 in the lower left in pencil, pencil signed in the lower right. Plate signed and dated in the lower right. A rich impression with drypoint burr.

The Harvest

Woodblock print C. 1929. Print measures 7 7/8 x 9 inches on thin 10 3/4 x 11 7/8 inch paper. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right. A delightful depiction of women bringing home the harvest.

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