This is a vivid original aquatint etching by French Expressionist artist Georges Rouault. The image size is 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, published in 1930, cat: Chapon-Roualt 200, from the 'Cirque' series. Georges Rouault was born into a poor family in Paris and at the age of 14 was apprenticed to a glass painter for 5 years. After his apprenticeship he studied the Ecole des Beaux Artes under Gustav Moreau, where he also met Henri Matisse, Albert Marquet, Henri Manguin, and Charles Camoin.
A striking original etching, this image measures 10 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches, published in an edition of 100 in 1938, pencil signed and titled, the "imp" after the artist's name indicating that he printed this impression himself. Irwin Hoffman attended the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School starting at the age of 15. After graduation, he won the Paige Traveling Scholarship which allowed him to travel and study throughout Europe for several years. When he returned from Europe, Hoffman set up a studio in New York City, and became especially known for his portraiture.
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.
Etching, 1876, image size 5 3/4 x 9 15/16 inches, plate signed
This dry point etching measures 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches and is pencil signed.
An incredibly rich impression of this sepia toned etching by one of the leading printmakers of 20th century Britain, Sir Frank Brangwyn. The image size is 21 3/4 x 29 5/8 inches, published in 1916, pencil signed. Brangwyn was born in Belgium, but as a child moved to London with his family. He was primarily a self-taught artist, although he did receive some training from three of the most influential British artists and designers of the turn of the century, Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo, William Morris and Siegfried Bing.
This is a fantastic scene of the railroad tracks and surrounding industrial buildings in Oberhausen, Germany by American artist Joseph Pennell. Etching, image size 9 3/8 x 12 1/2 inches, published in 1910 in an edition of 50 impressions, cat: Wuerth- 606, pencil signed "J. Pennell imp", the 'imp' indicating that Pennell printed this impression himself. This etching is printed on an early antique watermarked laid type paper with trimmed margins and a tab signature, in the style of Whistler.
This color etching by Armand Coussens measures 9 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches. Published c. 1920, pencil signed and numbered and printed on heavy weight paper. Coussens studied under Alex Lahaye at the Beaux-Arts in Nimes, France where he eventually became professor of drawing. His landscapes and figure studies were of everyday life on the street, often with delicate colorings on very detailed plates.
A lovely collection of 50 etchings with watercolors by the French etcher, Eugene Louis Veder. Created in 1927 upon the urging of Albert Morance, the prominant art publisher and one of Veders main supporters. It consists of 50 loose etchings with a title page and a contents page all housed in a protective slip cover. Printed on BFK Rives paper, in an edition of 500, with each etching signed in the plate. This was to be his last collection and some consider it his best work.
This is a very cool original etching of the artist's hands and etching tools working an etching plate. The image size is 5 1/2 x 8 7/16 inches, published in 1865, state V/VII, cat: Schneiderman- 84, plate signed. A very rich impression on BFK watermarked laid type paper. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler.