Engravings


Big Tree #3
1933 -, Japanese

This 1986 engraving by Ryohei Tanaka measures 6 1/2 x 8 inches and is pencil signed, dated and numbered on the lower margin, framed. Ryohei Tanaka began his artistic career rather late at the age of 30, studying with the Japanese master, Furuno-sensei. He loved the medium of etching and what he was most interested in portraying were places where man and nature came together. He held several solo shows plus numerous traveling exhibitions throughout Japan, the U.S. and Europe. His works are included in the Fogg Museum, BMFA, The MET and the David Rockefella Collection.


Roger Bacon Seated on a Bench in Monks Robes
1853-1911, American

This 1903 engraving by William Bicknell, after Pyle, measures 10 3/8 x 18 inches. Pencil signed by Howard Pyle, l.l., and William Bicknell, l.r., The Bibliophile Society engraved seal in red ink, l.c., "Copyright Bibliophile Society 1903", u.l., remarque above Bicknell's signature. This print is from a portfolio of five etchings from an edition of 302 sets etched by William Bicknell, after a painting by Howard Pyle, published in Boston by the Bibliophile Society in 1903.


Dorothea Comtessa of Sunderland
1613-1682, French

This is an original engraving by Pierre Lombart after the painting by Flemish Baroque artist Anthony Van Dyck. Image size 13 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches, published in Paris 1660, on an early laid type paper with thread margins, framed.


Le 14-Juillet Au Village
1887-1943, French

This engraving and aquatint by Jean Emile Laboureur measures 5 x 5 7/8 inches and is pencil signed and numbered. Created in 1925, L-292.


Rooftop and Skylights
1903-1984, American

This is a fantastic image of the rooftops of New York City by American artist and architect Armin Landeck. Copper engraving, image size 17 3/4 x 20 5/8 inches, published in 1969 in an edition of 100, cat: Kraeft-121, pencil signed. Armin Landeck was born in Wisconsin and graduated with a degree in architecture from Columbia University in 1927, then went on to study art and printmaking at the Art Students League in New York and spent a couple of years traveling through Europe, studying the art and architecture of the landmark European cities.


Han Cartouche
1690-1755, French

This engraved tailpiece by Louis Scotin measures 3 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches. "Han a Deified King" is printed within the image with the artists name on the lower center margin.


Of Such is the Kingdom of God
1746-1823, British

This engraving of a child entering Paradise by William Dickinson, after a painting by Reverend Matthew W. Peters, measures 19 7/8 x 14 3/4 inches. Published in London in 1795 by the Macklin Poets Gallery.


Le Sabot
1736-1807, French

This French engraving by Saint-Aubin measures 7 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. It is from a set of six engravings. The plate is initialed and all text in and below the image is in French.


Moses and the Israelites Beside the Red Sea, Moses Leading the Israelites out of Egypt
1553-1619, Flemish

A rare early engraving by Hieronymus Wierix after Pieter van der Borcht, printed with an image on both sides of the sheet. Each image measures 4 1/2 x 2 7/ 8 inches, 1583, a good impression on a very early laid type paper, published by 16th century book printer and publisher Christophe Plantin. Both images are scenes from Exodus; one side is titled 'Moses and the Israelites Beside the Red Sea", the other is "Moses Leading the Israelites out of Egypt".


Cathedral Interior
1630-1704, Spanish

This etching by Mathias Arteaga, after Valdes Leal, measures 20 1/2 x 11 5/8 inches. Created c. 1672, it is plate signed on the lower left with some worm damage within the image.

Painting

Autumn Landscape
1842-1937, American

Oil on academy board, image size 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, attributed to Albert B. Insley, obscure signature in l.r., c. 1890. Period gilt frame. Lovely fall wooded scene with views of distant hills.

Print

New York Skyline
1890-1983, American

This is a richly detailed original etching of New York City, the image size is 12 x 6 1/2 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed. Louis C. Rosenberg was a successful artist and architect; he studied at several prestigious Universities- The University of Oregon, Eugene, the American Academy in Rome, the Royal College of Art, London, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and continued to practice both art and architecture throughout his long career.

Drawing

Study of Greek Statue

This early European drawing in red crayon, c. 1600, is unidentified. It has a watermark of a fleur de lis with a "M" above it. The sheet size measures 14 3/4 x 10 inches.