Recent Acquisitions

Brooklyn Bridge

$425.00

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.

Dying in the English Kills

$675.00

This is an original hand signed and titled lithograph by American artist John A Noble. The title of this image is: "Dying in the English Kills", from his series "Mast and Man", this is image number 2. This lithograph was created and printed in 1967. The image measures 11 7/8X15 3/4 inches. "From 1928 until 1945, Noble worked as a seaman on schooners and in marine salvage. In 1928, while on a schooner that was towing out down the Kill van Kull, the waterway that separates Staten Island from New Jersey, he saw the old Port Johnston coal docks for the first time. It was a sight, he later asserted, which affected him for life. Port Johnston was "the largest graveyard of wooden sailing vessels in the world." Filled with new but obsolete ships, the great coalport had become a great boneyard. In 1941, Noble began to build his floating studio there, out of parts of vessels he salvaged and from 1946 on, he worked as a full-time artist, setting off from his studio in a rowboat to explore the Harbor. "information from The Noble Maritime Collection.

Oncoming Night

$675.00

This is an original hand signed and titled lithograph by American artist John A Noble. The title of this image is: "Oncoming Night", from his series "Mast and Man", this is image number 1.
This lithograph was created and printed in 1966. The image measures 11 7/8X15 3/4 inches. "From 1928 until 1945, Noble worked as a seaman on schooners and in marine salvage. In 1928, while on a schooner that was towing out down the Kill van Kull, the waterway that separates Staten Island from New Jersey, he saw the old Port Johnston coal docks for the first time. It was a sight, he later asserted, which affected him for life. Port Johnston was "the largest graveyard of wooden sailing vessels in the world." Filled with new but obsolete ships, the great coalport had become a great boneyard. In 1941, Noble began to build his floating studio there, out of parts of vessels he salvaged and from 1946 on, he worked as a full-time artist, setting off from his studio in a rowboat to explore the Harbor. "information from The Noble Maritime Collection.

Song Bird on Cherry tree

$325.00

An original Ohara Koson color woodblock print of a songbird on a Cherry Tree. The image measures 13 1/2X7 1/2 inches, tipped on the four corners to a backing sheet. This woodblock is Stamped with the Koson K.bl seal and also has the Doson d signature lower right. Nice condition apart from the toned backing sheet.

Distant Hills

$2450.00

This is an original watercolor painting by California artist Millard Sheets. This view of the Distant Hills has an image size of 12X18 inches. It is framed in a Whistler style frame which has an overall size of 23X27 inches. The painting is in good condition hand signed in pencil lower right corner. This painting was created circa 1940. Sheets was one of the founding members of the California Scene Painters who later became known as the California Regionalist School..

Bufflehead

$650.00

This is an original hand signed lithograph by American artist Stow Wengenroth. The title of this piece is "Bufflehead", it was created and printed in 1967 in an edition of only 50 signed proofs.
The image measures 9 3/4X15 7/8 inches. This lithograph appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 312. Very good condition, matted not framed.

The Landing

$2200.00

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

$725.00

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

$600.00

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.

Hove to

$650.00

This is an original Arthur Briscoe etching titled: "Hove To", it was created and printed in 1929 in an edition of 75 impressions. The image measures 8X11 15/16 on a medium weight laid type paper.
This image appears in the Hurst catalog as image number 240. It is one of the best Briscoe etchings, a wonderful depiction of a ship in a storm swept sea. The image is hand signed in pencil lower right and also inscribed to .....? lower left. A fine strong impression, some old tape on the four corners but well away from the image area.

Tower Door

$1650.00

The title of this lithograph is: "Tower Door", Port Clyde, Maine, November 1954. This image measures 11 7/8X8 3/4 inches. It was done in a small edition of only 50 signed proofs. It appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 220. The setting for this image is the entrance to the tower at Marshall's Point Light Station. This lithograph is hand signed by the artist in the lower right corner and edition lower left. It is in extremely fine condition.... This image so impressed the writer, of the definitive catalog raisonne on Wengenroth, author Stuckey, that he chose it to be on the cover of his catalog.

Oban book of Birds

$425.00

This is an Oban Album of Color woodblocks of birds. There are 10 separate two page prints. The artist is unknown to us but these are signed on the cover and on each print. Because these are in an accordion style book many of the images are partially split where the pages went together, an easy repair or each image could be framed by itself. Each image measures 8 1/2X13 1/2 inches.

Opera House, Vienna

$400.00

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.
The condition of this etching is good however an earlier collector reduced the borders to just over 1 inch wide all around. Enough space for proper presentation in a window mat. A rich impression still bright and colorful.

Cornwall

$425.00

This is an original watercolor painting by Boston artist William Goodrich Beal (1855-1919) This piece is signed and titled lower left "Cornwall" under the artist's signature. The painting came to us in what appears to be the original frame with an early Macy's label NY. The painting measures 5 1/2X9 inches. The painting is in very good condition, the color is still rich. The overall frame size is 8 1/4X11 3/4 inches

Steeperton Tor and Taw Marsh Dartmoor

$345.00

This is an original Gouache and watercolor painting by British artist Colton Robins. This painting is titled on the back, "Steeperton Tor and Taw Marsh" , Dartmoor. The painting is signed and dated 09 in the lower left corner. The image measures 4 3/4X7 inches. In the original frame and gold mat. The painting is in fine condition, the mat and frame should be replaced or at least rematted. This artist was well known for his studies of the Moors near Princetown.

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