19th Century American Prints

Canal View


A very rare original etching by American artist Blanche Dillaye (1851-1931) We are unsure as the title of this image, it shows a boat at anchor in a canal. The image measures 7 3/4X12 1/4 inches. Printed on a light weight laid type paper. Signed in the plate lower left and also hand signed in pencil lower right border. Fine use of plate tone in the sky and water.

French Village


This is an early etching and drypoint by American artist Gabrielle De Vaux Clements (1858-1948) This etching created circa 1880 is of a European country village. It is hand signed in pencil lower right and measures an image of 8X11 3/4 inches. Clements was one of a group of Women artists who travel and studied in France at this time. The group included: Mary Cassatt, Ellen Day Hale, Lesley Bush-Brown and Anna Lea Merritt. A beautiful very rare image!

An Old Settler


A drypoint etching from 1882. Pencil signed in the lower right, signed, titled, and dated in plate. Plate measures 5 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches on 9 x 11 1/2 inch laid paper. Trial proof, state B. A rare print. Catalog OP. 33, Rice 33. C. A. Platt was born in New York and studied art at the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League and the Academie Julian. He was a very successful painter and etcher, known for his delicately rendered New England landscapes; and was also a very talented architect. He was close friends with fellow New England etcher Stephen Parrish and was a member of Saint-Gaudens' Cornish Art Colony.