19th Century American

Coastal Fishing Village

Drypoint etching after Rudolf F. Bunner. Plate monogrammed by Share in the lower right, signed by Bunner in the lower left. Pencil signed by both. Plate measures 10 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches on 15 x 19 inch laid paper. Inscribed in the lower left: "Copyright 1886 by C. Klackner, 17 E. 17th St, N.Y." This print has excellent detail, plate toning, and a rich drypoint burr.

The Adam and Eve, Old Chelsea

Drypoint etching from 1878. Edition of 92. State III/III. Catalog: Glascow 175. Plate measures 6 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches in a black and gold frame. Printed in warm toned ink on antique watermarked laid paper. Plate signed with Whistler's trademark butterfly monogram in the upper left. A magnificently detailed print with good plate tone and rich inking.

The Bridge of Saragossa

Drypoint etching C. 1885. Plate signed and dated in the lower left."The Bridge of Saragossa" inscribed in the lower right. Catalog: Rice 67. Plate measures 4 x 5 7/8 inches on 7 5/8 x 10 3/4 inch wove paper. Printed in brown-toned ink, with plate toning and fine detail.

Solitude

Etching measures 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches in an 11 1/4 12 7/8 inch black frame. C. 1880. Plate initialed and dated in the lower right. Catalog: Klackner 9. Published in 1880 by the American Art Review. A dark and detailed print with a rich drypoint burr. Mary Nimmo Moran was one of the leading women etchers of the late 19th century, and along with her husband, Thomas Moran was at the forefront of the etching revival.

Gloucester Harbor

After painting by W.M Hunt. Made in June 1882. State ii/iii. From the head of the harbor, looking south. Catalog reference: Schneider 74. Image size measures 13 1/8 x 19 7/8 inches, plate size measures 16 x 21 5/8 inches, on 17 7/8 x 23 3/4 inch paper, on chine-collé. W.M.H monogrammed in the plate in the lower left. Pencil signed in the lower right, plate signed "S. Parrish aq. ft" in the lower left. Remarque of a ship in the lower left: this is Parrish's first etching with a remarque. A well inked print with good tonal range.

Hartford Bridge

Drypoint from 1885. Catalog: Rice 70. An etching of the covered bridge with the Statehouse in the distance. Plate measures 11 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches on 19 1/2 x 25 1/4 inch handmade Japan paper. Pencil signed in the lower right, plate signed, titled, and dated in the lower left. This print has good plate toning and a rich drypoint burr. 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 harbor scenes.

A Voice From the Cliffs

C. 1886. An etching by James David Smillie directly from the watercolor by Winslow Homer. Inscribed in the plate in the lower right: "Winslow Homer 1883." Catalog: Witthoft 42. Signed by Smillie in the upper left and inscribed "Aqua fortis 1886." Plate measures 6 5/8 x 10 inches on 11 1/2 x 14 3/4 inch wove type paper. A beautifully detailed and accurate rendition of the painting.

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