This etching and drypoint by Felix Bracquemond measures 10 x 7 5/8 inches, plate signed and dated, t.r., publisher and printer info on lower margin as well as title and publishers blindstamp, 1862. This is an example of Bracquemond's "Japonisme" style after being profoundly influenced by the work of Japanese master printmaker, Hokusai.
This etching by Sheridan Oman measures 6 7/8 x 4 15/16 inches and is pencil signed and titled. Sheridan Oman was a desert recluse, residing most of his life in Tucson, Arizona. He studied under George Grosz and Kenneth Hayes Miller at the Arts Student League in NYC. Known for his native wildlife etchings, he was the staff artist at the Bronx Zoo and towards the end of his life at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.
This 1862 etching by Johan Barthold Jongkind measures 8 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches and is plate signed and dated. Publisher info and title printed below image. III/VI, J-8, publishers blindstamp on l.c., framed.
This 1875 etching by Johan Barthold Jongkind measures 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, plate signed and dated, IV/VI, J-19. Title, publisher and artist printed below image. Framed.
This 1878 etching by the Dutch artist, Johan Barthold Jongkind, measures 5 3/4 x 9 1/8 inches, plate signed and dated. Early proof before letters, D-20, II/IV. Framed.
This 1861 etching by Johan Barthold Jongkind measures 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches, plate signed, framed. D-14, early proof before letters, 1/III.
A fine detailed etching by British printmaker, William Lionel Wyllie. Created c. 1915, it measures 6 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches and is pencil signed on the l.l. This is a great image of yacht racing in the Solent, where Cowes Week is an annual sailing event. Wyllie was a well known marine painter and printmaker, studying at the Heatherley School of Fine Art and then at the at the Royal Academy. At the age of 18, Wyllie won the Turner Gold Medal for his painting "Dawn After A Storm". He went on to have a long artistic career, specializing in paintings and etchings of the sea and the city of London.
This is a finely detailed original etching by American sporting artist William Joseph Schaldach. Image size 5 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed and inscribed. Schaldach followed his lifelong passion for hunting, fishing and the outdoors in his many etchings, aquatints and drypoints. Moving from his home state of Indiana to NYC, he sold fishing tackle during the day and attended the Art Students League during the evening where he learned his craft under the watchful eye of John Sloan and George Bridgman.
This is a rare trial proof etching by Charles Woodbury, image size 5 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, c. 1920s, pencil signed and numbered "2". A rich impression with beautiful plate tone on a fine watermarked wove type paper. Charles Woodbury grew up in Lynn, Massachusetts and graduated from MIT with a degree in mechanical engineering. Although he had very little artistic training, Woodbury was a very successful artist from a young age; at 19 he was the youngest member of the Boston Art Club.
This is a beautiful, richly inked original etching by Rockport artist Reynolds Beal, image size 9 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches, published in 1930, pencil signed and dated, framed. Beal was born and raised in New York City, but traveled extensively throughout his artistic career. He specialized in land and seascapes, some of his favorite locations were the North Shore of Massachusetts and the Florida Keys. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club, the National Academy of Design, The American Watercolor Society, The Society of American Engravers and the National Arts Council.