Etchings

Parisienne

This is an original etching by Well known Belle Epoch artist Manuel Robbe (1872-1936) The title of this work is: "Parisienne", it was created and printed in 1906 in an edition of 200, published by Georges Petit. The image measures 19 1/2X13 1/2 inches. It is signed in pencil lower left within the image. A fine impression, previously sold by Merrill Chase galleries. Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and the Ecole des Beaux Artes in Paris.
With his hand application of color no two images look exactly the same, a very painterly technique.

Le Dernier Roman

This is an original color aquatint and drypoint etching by French artist Manuel Robbe. This image is titled "Le Dernier Roman" The plate measures 20 1/2X14 1/2 inches. It is hand signed in pencil in the image and editioned as number 55. This etching is framed and originally sold by Merrill Chase Galleries, label on the back.

Brooklyn Bridge

This is an original etching by American artist Charles Adams Platt. The title of this work is :"The East River Bridge" - Brooklyn Bridge It was created and printed in 1888 and published by Frederick Stokes New York. The image measures 6 3/4X10 7/8 inches. It is signed and dated in the plate and also pencil signed lower right border.

The Landing

Original pencil signed drypoint etching by American artist Frank Benson 1862-1951. The title of this work is "The Landing", created and printed in 1915 in an edition of only 50. The image measures 7 1/4X11 1/4 inches. Printed on Shogun watermarked paper. The etching appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 70. The setting of this image was Fox Island on Penobscot Bay. Excellent condition matted not framed. Editioned as 46/50.

Christmas Trees

This is an original etching by Connecticut artist Kerr Eby. This image is titled: "Christmas Trees", it was created and printed in 1940 and has the "imp" after the artists pencil signature which means that he personally printed this proof in his studio. The image measures 9 1/4X12 3/4 inches in an edition of 100. Eby was known to experiment with various printing effects, in this image he left a skim coat of ink in the sky to show the atmosphere and depth of the space. A beautiful work, a true depiction of life in New England.

The Doryman

This is an original hand signed etching by American master Kerr Eby. It is titled: "The Doryman", a fine view of the fisherman coming home at the end of the day. The image measures 9 13/16X14 15/16 inches. This image was created by combining etching with sandpaper ground to achieve this expressive effect. It was created in an edition of 100 signed proofs in 1940 and appears in the Eby catalog as image G-200.

Opera House, Vienna

This is an original color aquatint etching by well known Austrian artist Luigi Kasimir. The title of this work is Vienna Opera House. One of several views of this building that Kasimir produced during his lifetime. This etching was created and printed in 1931. Kasimir was the well known artist who traveled the world and created these views. His technique involved using multiple plates to get the differing colors. Frequently using up to 4 unique plates in one image. This image measures 17 3/4X15 1/4 inches. It is hand signed in pencil and dated reversed lower right corner.

Folies Bergeres II

This is an original etching by French Artist Jean Louis Forain(1852-1931) The title of this work is "The Folies Bergere II" This etching was created in the 1880's. Signed in the plate upper left corner. The image measures 4 X 5 3/4 inches. This etching is not hand signed in pencil. Excellent condition printed on a medium weight wove type paper, full borders, matted not framed.

Portrait of Maurice Denis

Original etching and aquatint Portrait of Maurice Denis by French artist Joseph Roux-Champion. This etching is signed in the plate by Denis and Roux Champion, printed on a medium weight laid type paper. We are unsure as to the date, circa 1930. The image measures 7X9 1/4 inches. Excellent Condition, wide borders, deckeled edges.
No pencil signature on this etching

Solitaire,en cette view d'embuches

This is an original etching by French master Georges Rouault. The title is "Solitaire, en cette vie d'embuches et de malices. It was created and printed in 1922 as plate 5 in the Miserere series. This image appears to be an early proof of the etching that was later printed by Vollard. The image measures 22 3/4X16 1/2 inches.It appears in the Wofsy catalog as image number 112. This etching was never hand signed in pencil by the artist.

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