Etchings


Mitsubishi Warehouse, Kobe
Japanese

Pencil signed "H. Kambara" in the lower right. Plate measures 7 x 14 1/8 on 11 x 18 1/4 inch medium weight watermarked wove type paper.


Porto of San-ah, China
Japanese

Plate measures 6 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches on 9 5/8 x 12 inch medium weight wove type paper. Signed "H. Kambara" in pencil in the lower right.


La Casa di Mario, Venice
1878-1970, American

Pencil signed "H A Webster" in the lower right. C. 1930. Catalog: Webster 105. Plate measures 7 3/4 x 10 7/8 inches on 9 3/4 x 12 7/8 inch watermarked arches laid type paper. Signed artist's proof. Plate destroyed. This print has a rich drypoint burr and dramatic use of light and shadow. Herman Webster was an American artist who moved to Paris in the early 20th century to attend the Academy Julien. There he studied under J. P. Laurens and Eugene Bejot, and was also greatly influenced by the etchings of Whistler and Meryon.


Le Barrage de L'etang du Merle
1836-1895, French

Plate signed in the lower left. In the lower right: "Salon de 1883." Published in the Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Printed by F. Lienard, Paris. Plate measures 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches on 11 x 7 1/2 inch laid type paper.


Cavendish Church
1887-1953, American

C. 1944. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right. "II" inscribed in pencil in the lower left. Number two in his "English Church" series. Edition of 155. Catalog: Fletcher 381. Plate measures 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches on 11 1/2 x 8 inch watermarked laid type paper. Collector's mark in lower right corner of paper. Arms worked on this plate for a total of 289 hours.


Reflections at Finchingfield
1887-1953, American

Pencil signed and dated 1938 in the lower right, plate signed and dated in the lower right. Titled in pencil in the lower left with the inscription "To my friend Asa Cheffetz, with deep appreciation." Catalog: Fletcher 311. #2 in his English Church Series. Plate measures 7 x 17 inches in a 15 x 25 inch gold frame. Edition of 156. Printed by David Strang. An atmospheric and exquisitely detailed print, Arms has perfectly captured the reflections of the buildings. There is even a signpost just above the bridge that is perfectly legible, but only with a loupe tool or magnifying glass.


Léon
1887-1953, American

Etching of Léon, Spain. Trial proof. Pencil signed and dated 1923 in the lower right corner. Print measures 7 1/8 by 11 1/4 inches in a 16 x 19 inch gold frame. #1 in his Spanish Church Series. Catalog: Fletcher 140. Printed by Frederick Reynolds. This plate was done with the assistance of Kerr Eby. This atmospheric print showcases the artist's incredible eye for detail.


L'Église Saint-Leu, Amiens
1887-1980, American

Plate signed and titled, pencil signed in the lower right with "imp" indicating that the artist printed it herself. Plate measures 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches on 11 x 7 inch laid type paper. A lovely print of a catholic church in France.


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.

Painting

Coastal View
1935 - ?, American

This original oil on canvas, c. 1950, by Robert Moskowitz mesures 12 x 16 inches. It is signed on the lower right and is framed. Moskowitz was heavily influenced by abstract expressionism and the work of Jasper Johns. Studying at the Pratt Institute of Art under Bradley Walker Tomlin and Adolph Gottlieb, he worked mainly in oils and pastels with architectural themes. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington.

Print

The Brothers Van den Velde
1815-1891, French

Etching after Meissonier, Etched by Gerald A. Darbiche, image size: 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 1884, plate signed

Drawing

Giant Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This fine pencil drawing of a giant pine tree with its wooded surroundings, by local Marlboro, NH artist, Dexter Dawes measures 15 x 11 inches and is sketched on a medium weight, gray paper. Dawes summered in southern NH, with its' majestic views of Mt. Monadnock where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.