This is an original aquatint etching by French artist Georges Rouault titled: " Le Director de Theatre", The Theater Director. From the series "Reincarnations of Pere Ubu", This is a rare hand signed impression lower right and also inscribed as M/O lower left. This etching was created and printed in 1928. The image measures 12X7 3/4 inches. It is printed on a medium weight wove type paper. Some light toning in the border area. Rouault was known to experiment with his etchings, this one not only has aquatint etching but also some roulette work, drypoint and use of a burnisher.
Original etching by American artist and author Joseph Pennell. This is a very early image by this important artist. It is titled: "San Gimignano", it was created and printed in 1883. This etching is signed and dated lower right in the plate, not hand signed. This impression was published in Germany and has the "Original Radirung von J.Pennell" in the lower edge of the plate. The image measures 10 3/8X8 inches, printed on a warm toned wove type paper, very fine condition. The image appears in the Wuerth catalog as image number 52. Nice use of plate tone in the forground.
Original 19th century etching by New York etching club member Henry Farrer. The title of this work is Sunset, New York Harbor. This etching was created in 1879. The etching is signed and dated in the plate lower left. This plate was apparently printed in a German edition, in the lower right is printed, "Original Radirung von H.Farrer". A fine and detailed composition, well printed with nice use of plate tone in the sky and water. The image measures 7 3/4X11 1/2 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper, very nice condition.
Original etching, drypoint and aquatint by American Southwestern printmaker, Gene Kloss. The title of this work is: "Late Sunlight on the Cliffs", it was created and printed in 1941 in an edition of only 75.
This etching is hand signed and titled in the lower border. The image measures 13 3/4X10 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper, very nice condition. A rich and very expressive
image. Kloss at her very best!
Original etching by American 19th century artist Peter Moran. The title of this work is: "A Showery Day". It was created and printed in 1875. The etching is hand signed in pencil lower right. It is printed on a thin chine collet paper adhered to a thicker sheet. The image measures 3 X 5 1/8 inches. A rich impression. This image appears in the Wright catalog as image number 6..
An original etching by American artist Kerr Eby. The title of this work is: "Cider Mill", it was created and printed in 1940 in an edition of 100. The subject is a Cider Mill in Connecticut. Beautiful use of plate tone in the sky to contrast with the white snow. Eby was a master at capturing the bright snows of winter in New England. The image measures 7 1/16X12 3/4 inches. The etching is hand signed by the artist with his "imp" after his name meaning he printed the proof himself. The image appears in the Giardina catalog as image number 201.
Original Plate signed etching by American Artist Thomas Moran. The title of this work is: "The Castle of San Juan de Ulua ,Vera Cruz" It was created and printed in 1884. This etching has an image size of 11 X 9 1/2 inches. Nice use of plate tone in the sky and water. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper, full borders all around, illustrated in the Gilcrease catalog as image number 49, 3rd state of 3, from the Cassell portfolio "Twenty American etchings".. 1884 This fortress guards the entrance to the harbor of Vera Cruz.
Original etching by Peter Moran, titled: "The Pool", created and printed in 1884. This is an unsigned proof, Identified on the accompanying published description from the portfolio published by Cassell Publishing Co. in New York. The image measures 7 7/8X 11 5/8 inches.
This is an original etching and drypoint by American Sporting artist Frank Benson. The title of this work is "Redheads coming", it was created and printed in 1930. It appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 302. This is an unsigned proof. The image measures 8X14 7/8 inches..
Original pencil signed etching by American artist John Edward Costigan, the title of this work is: "Cutting Fodder" also known as Family in the Field. Costigan used his family and family farm as the subjects of his etchings. This one was created and printed in 1938 and published by Associated American Artists in New York. The image measures 8 X 11 3/4 inches. signed lower right.