August-Louis Lepere

1849-1918
French

A drypoint etching from 1910. Catalog: G-373. Plate signed. The exquisite shading in this print exemplifies Lepere's mastery of the medium. The plate measures 7 1/8 x 9 inches on 9 7/8 x 12 1/2 inch paper. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn-Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.

$225.00

This beautiful 1907 etching with drypoint of "Inventory Day" by August-Louis Lepere measures 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, in an edition of about 166, Saunier cat: 344, illlustrated in "Etchers and Etchings", Joseph Pennell, 1929, p. 199. Dated and signed in the plate and pencil signed, l.r., framed. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.

$675.00

This is a very rare nocturnal scene by French artist Auguste- Louis Lepere. Etching, image size is 4 1/4 x 3 7/8 inches, 1893, cat: LB-71, pencil signed and numbered "16". Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings. This etching is exquisitely rendered with the soft light from the street lamp and the moon illuminating the scene, casting deep shadows in the foreground with the city gently silhouetted in the background. A very rich impression printed on a laid type paper with ample margins.

$750.00

This is an original etching by French artist Auguste Lepere. The title of this work is: "Au Marais inode le Berger", In the Deluged Marsh. THis etching was created and printed in 1911 in an edition of 50. THis one is numbered as 27/50. The image measures 7 3/4X9 1/2 inches. It was last sold by Keppel in New York and came to us in the original frame with the Keppel label on the back. A very fine example of Lepere at his best, showing the Peasants working in the Marais district of Paris.

$600.00

Wood engraving C. 1889. From Harper's New Monthly Magazine with text on verso. Signature in block lower left. Woodblock measures 4 3/4 x 8 inches on 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inch paper.

$145.00

Pencil signed lithograph with extensive remarque in the lower left. Editioned in pencil in the lower right; number 5 in an edition of 40. Image measures 4 1/4 x 3 inches on 10 1/8 x 6 1/2 inch medium weight embossed wove type paper. This print has strong contrast and captures the sunlight in the landscape, even hinting at movement in the trees.

$375.00

Etching, 7 1/2 x 11 1/2, 1910, 5/35, cat. Saunier-385, pencil signed

$525.00

Etching and aquatint from 1907. Plate signed in the lower left, titled and dated in the lower right. Pencil signed in the lower right. The plate measures 4 x 7 3/4 inches on 6 x 9 1/2 inch laid paper. An atmospheric and detailed print with plate toning.

$325.00

Wood engraving C. 1889. Signature in block. This was printed in Harper's New Monthly Magazine with text verso. Block measures 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches on 9 1/8 x 6 1/8 inch paper.

$145.00

Wood engraving C. 1889. Signature in block lower left. From Harper's New Monthly Magazine with text on verso. Woodblock measures 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches on 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inch paper.

$145.00

Wood engraving, plate measures 4 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches on 9 x 15 1/2 inch thin wove type paper. C. 1885. Signed in ink in the lower right and numbered 29/35. Plate signed in the lower right. Inscribed in the plate in the lower left: "LA BDF." Published by A. Desmoulins. An atmospheric engraving with lots of detail. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.

$425.00

Etching, image size 9 5/8 x 14 3/4 inches, 1908, ed 50, cat: Saunier- 359, pencil signed and editioned, 17/50.

$475.00

A drypoint etching from 1909. The scene is of Crèvecœur, as is written in the plate in the upper left alongside the date. Catalog: G 369. Pencil signed in the lower right numbered 33/40. Sagot blindstamp in the lower right just below the signature. Plate measures 9 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches on 11 1/8 x 14 3/4 inch thin wove paper. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.

$445.00

Wood engraving C. 1889. From Harper's New Monthly Magazine with text on verso. Signature in block lower left. Woodblock measures 4 5/8 x 7 7/8 inches on 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inch paper.

$145.00

A well inked drypoint etching from 1915. Plate measures 7 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches on 10 1/2 x 14 1/8 inch watermarked laid paper. Plate signed in the lower left. Pencil numbered 22/50 in the lower left with the artist's stamp next to it. Catalog: G. 433. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn-Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.

$325.00