19th Century American Prints

Evening Gloucester, 1883


This is a fine hand signed etching by American Artist Stephen Parrish. The title of this work is "Evening, Gloucester, 1883". The image measures 8 5/8X14 inches. This image appears in the Schneider catalog as image number 77. "To the right of the mast is the tower of the 1869 City Hall, still standing, Next to the right is the sharply pointed spire of the Baptist church, now gone. At the far right are the buildings of the Rocky Neck Marine Railways." Fine use of plate tone in the sky and sea.



This is a very fine etching by Stephen Parrish after a painting by Henry Ward Ranger. The image size is 18 x 23 3/4 inches, published by Klackner in 1887, cat: Schneider-124, with a remarque in the lower center margin, pencil signed by both Parrish and Ranger. In her description of this etching, Schneider writes that "there is a good match between the sensibilities of the painter, Henry Ward Ranger (1858-1916), and the printmaker, Parrish, so the result is a masterful etching."



This is an original etching by American artist James Whistler. The title of this work is "Billingsgate, it was created in 1859, this impression is Viii/Viii. The last and final state.
Printed circa 1878. The image measures 5 7/8X8 7/8 inches. It appears in the Kennedy cat. as image number 47. Printed on a buff toned laid type paper. This etching is signed only in the plate. Very nice condition ..

Lustheim, The Goose Pond


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.

Fishermen's Houses, Cape Ann


This is a very fine original etching by Stephen Parrish, published by Keppel in 1881. The image size is 12 x 19 inches, cat: Schneider-49, plate signed and titled, pencil signed. According to Schneider, this atmospheric image of the Massachusetts shore was one of Parrish's most popular etchings. This print features a very richly inked impression with beautiful plate tone, printed on a medium weight wove type paper with ample margins.

Connecticut River


Etching, image size 10 3/4 x 18 3/8 inches, 1885, cat: Rice-71, pencil signed. 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 was also a very talented architect. He was close friends with fellow New England etcher Stephen Parrish and was a member of Saint-Gaudens' Cornish Art Colony.