Etchings

Wisteria Archway

Pencil signed in the lower right, plate inscribed "No. 3" in the lower right below the image. Plate measures 5 1/4 x 7 inches on 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inch paper. Despite his very short life, Yvon Monay established a strong reputation throughout France for his fine paintings and etchings of landscapes, still lifes and figure studies. A nephew of the painter, Pierre Monay, Yvon Monay exhibited his art in Paris, Lausanne and elsewhere from 1944 until the year of his death in 1954.

Winter Feeding Cattle

A drypoint etching from 1920. Catalog: B-223. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate 7 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches on 11 1/2 x 16 inch watermarked laid paper. A richly inked impression with a rich drypoint burr. Soper was a master at showing Horses at work in the old British farm lands.

Six Horse Log Team

A drypoint etching from 1912. Pencil signed in the lower right. A richly inked impression with a rich drypoint burr. Plate measures 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches on 10 1/8 x 15 5/8 inch watermarked laid paper. Artist's proof. Provenance Staton's Galleries. This is a 6 horse team pulling a logging truck. One horse is out back. Soper was a master at showing Horses at work in the old British farm lands.

Pluie et Soleil

This is a drypoint etching from 1910. Pencil signed in the lower right, plate signed in the lower right. Pencil numbered in the lower left 9/50. Plate measures 9 1/2 x 8 inches on chine colle.

Yaks

This is a pencil signed drypoint etching from the 1920's. Plate measures 9 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches on 13 1/2 x 16 3/4 inch medium weight wove paper.

Une Mare

A drypoint etching from 1867. First state of three. Printed before lettering. Plate signed and dated in the upper left. Plate measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches on chine colle. A richly detailed print with ecstatic, intricate linework.

Chartres Cathedral

This is a drypoint etching from February 1931. Edition of 100. Catalog: BPL 104. Pencil signed in the lower right, pencil numbered 35 out of 100 in the lower left. Plate measures 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches on 16 1/2 x 11 1/2 inch Rives watermarked wove paper. A well inked, exquisitely detailed etching. Samuel Chamberlain studied architecture at MIT, but interrupted his studies to serve in France during WWI. After the war, Chamberlain worked as an architectural draftsman in Boston before leaving the US to travel throughout France and Europe.

Beauvais

This is a drypoint etching from April 1931. Edition of 100. Catalog: BPL 105. Pencil signed in the lower right, pencil numbered 3 out of 100 in the lower left. Plate measures 11 x 12 inches on 14 x 15 inch Rives watermarked wove paper. Chamberlain captures this brightly lit scene with breathtaking detail. Samuel Chamberlain studied architecture at MIT, but interrupted his studies to serve in France during WWI. After the war, Chamberlain worked as an architectural draftsman in Boston before leaving the US to travel throughout France and Europe.

Verneuil

This is a drypoint etching from November 1929. Edition of 100. Catalog: BPL 88. Pencil signed in the lower right, pencil numbered 59 out of 100 in the lower left. Plate measures 13 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches on 16 x 11 inch Rives watermarked wove paper. Samuel Chamberlain studied architecture at MIT, but interrupted his studies to serve in France during WWI. After the war, Chamberlain worked as an architectural draftsman in Boston before leaving the US to travel throughout France and Europe.

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