This is one of the most impressive etchings by American artist Stephen Parrish. It is titled: "A GLOUCESTER WHARF", it was created and printed in 1886. It was one of three plates that Parrish did exclusively in dry point. The image is quite large, measuring 17 7/8X11 7/8 inches, printed on a medium weight wove type hard paper, A beautiful impression with extensive use of plate tone in the sky and sea. Printed with brown ink, fine condition. The Oil,Sounds & Livers advertised on the building are important fisheries products.
19th Century American
This is a fine impression of the original etching by James Abbott McNeill Whistler titled: "Hurlingham", it was created and printed circa 1879. This etching is the 4th state of 4. The image measures 5 3/8X7 7/8 inches, printed on a medium weight laid type paper with watermark. This is a rich image with fine use of plate tone in the sky and water.
This is an original etching by American artist James Abbott McNeil Whistler. The title of this image is "Soupe A Trois Sous", It was created and printed in 1859 and according to the Glascow catalog this image was never published. The etching measures 5 7/8X8 7/8 inches, printed on a thin Japan laid paper, very fine condition, nice use of plate tone in the foreground. Soupe à trois sous ' is French for 'Soup for three sous', which was very cheap soup, and implies that the restaurant was a very basic café/bar. Whistler's first title, 'Café des Pieds Monilles' implies a particular café.
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.
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 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..
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.
A richly inked etching from 1879. Pencil signed in the lower left. Andrew Danube set #18. Plate monogrammed in the lower right, plate titled and dated in the lower left. Image measures 6 x 10 3/4 inches, plate measures 6 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches on 11 1/2 x 17 1/4 inch wove paper. Andrew Danube set #18. Bacher began etching in Cleveland in 1876 and continued his art in Munich, Paris and Venice.