Print 61 in an edition of 75. Signed in the lower left, editioned in the lower right. Plate initialed and dated "1926" in the lower right. Second state. Catalog: Laboureur 323. The image depicts the cliffs along the coast of Penestin, France. Plate measures 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches on 15 x 9 5/8 inch watermarked wove type paper. Collector's stamp on back. This print has very fine engraved lines and a very whimsical style. Laboureur studied at the Academie Julian under Auguste Lepere before traveling extensively throughout Germany, Italy and Greece.
1889-1971, New England
Pencil signed, titled, and dated "1943". Edition of 60. Catalog: BPL 363. Plate measures 6 x 10 inches on 9 x 12 inch wove type paper. This print has lovely contrast and exquisite detail, displaying his incredible skill with the smallest of lines: observe the tiny crosshatching in the shadows on the far left of the house.
Engraving 13 in an edition of 30. Pencil signed, titled and editioned. C. 1930. 4 1/4 x 7 inches on 10 3/4 x 13 3/4 inch light wove type paper.
Pencil signed in the lower right, dated in the lower left. C. 1931. Catalog: Springfield 36. Plate measures 6 x 7 1/2 inches on 9 x 10 inch thin wove type paper. Pencil labeled "proof" below the image.
Etching, restrike of plate circa 1660, image size 6 1/2 x 7 inches, plate signed.
18th century engraving by Jean-Rodolphe Holzhalb after J.R. Schellenberg. Image measures 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches in 11 x 13 1/4 inch gold frame.
This 17th century engraving by the Dutch artist, Cornelius Visscher, measures 9 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches, c.1655, on laid paper with partial collectors seal on back. "A.V. Oftade pinxit et excud., C. Visscher fecit aqua forti. and Ger. Valk Excudit" printed on bottom margin. Born into the city of Haarlem during the early decades of the 17th century where a diverse artistic community prospered, Visscher became one of the most accomplished and celebrated printmakers of the time.
A very fine original engraving of Daniel Webster, after the painting by Thomas B. Lawson, image size 26 1/2 x 18 inches, 1852, engraved and printed by C. E. Wagstaff and Jos. Andrews, in what appears to be the original frame. Daniel Webster was a noted Senator, lawyer and politician from New Hampshire, who also served as secretary of state twice, under the administrations of William Henry Harrison, John Tyler and Millard Fillmore.
This is an original engraving by Paulus Pontius after the painting by Anthony Van Dyck. The image size is 9 5/8 x 6 3/4 inches, c. 1700s, inscribed "Ant. van Dyck pinxit" and "Paul. du pont sculpt" in the lower left margin, with the title and a phrase in Latin below the image, with the original Kennedy Gallery label. Stalbent was a Flemish landscape painter and friend of Anthony Van Dyck when this portrait was painted.
This original drypoint engraving by the British artist, Leonard Brightwell, measures 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled, edition 100, published by James Connell and Sons, London. Brightwell studied at Lambeth School of Art in London and in addition spent countless hours at the Zoological Gardens where he sketched monkeys and various other animals he used in his many engravings and illustrations.