20th Century European Prints

St. Martin's Bridge

$675.00

This richly inked etching of St. Martin's Bridge near Toledo, Spain, by Sir Frank Brangwyn, measures 19 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, pencil signed, 1923, printed in two color ink, black and brown. Sir Frank Brangwyn was one of the most important British artists of the early 20th century. A member of the Royal Academy, the Royal Watercolor Society, and the Royal Society of British Artists, he was knighted in 1924.

Brixham Trawlers

$675.00

"Brixham Trawlers" by Arthur Briscoe measures 5 3/8 x 13 7/8 inches, published in 1929 in an edition of 75. Printed in sepia toned ink on Whatman laid paper, it is ink signed and numbered and also plate signed, dated and titled. Briscoe is known as the finest marine etcher of the 20th. century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris. His name became internationally renowned when his works sold to the New York market.

Amiens Cathedral (Jour d'Inventaire)

$675.00

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.

Bathers

$675.00

This wood engraving by John Buckland Wright measures 5 1/4 x 7 inches, published in 1917 in an edition of 30. It is pencil signed, dated and numbered on the lower margin. Wright help to found "Atelier 17" in Paris, an experimental workshop for the graphic arts in 1927.

Windy Sleeves

$675.00

This 14 3/8 x 11 5/8 inches color etching is printed on thin Japan paper, edition of 100. Pencil signed and editioned. Provenance Arthur Ackerman & Son Inc., New York.

Elyse Lord lived her entire life in Britain and although her work shows a strong Asian influence, she never actually traveled the continent. Her inspiration instead came from Chinese literature, artwork and her own imagination. Her unique style uses fine drypoint lines and delicate, yet vibrant colors to create images that that have a serene, almost dreamlike quality. She was a member of the Society of Graver-Printers in Colour and the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and showed her work in many exhibitions including at the Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, Royal Scottish Academy, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, and the Paris Salon.

Rotherhithe

$675.00

This 1921 original etching by the British artist, Ernest Lumsden, measures 14 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches, pencil signed, dated in the plate, 1921. Rotherhithe, meaning "a mariner's haven", in southeast London, was the first place that docks were constructed for the convenience of the Londoners.

A Rendez-vous,Vincenzia

$675.00

This is an original hand signed drypoint etching by British artist Sir William Russell Flint. The title of this work is "A Rendez-Vous,Vincenzia". It was created and printed in 1929 in an edition of 75. The image measures 9 1/2X6 5/8 inches, printed on a watermarked laid type paper, signed in brown in and editioned as "VI " in the lower left border.
This image appears in the Wright catalog as image number 19.

Westminster

$650.00

This is an atmospheric original etching by British Marine artist and Lieutenant-Commander of the Royal Navy, Rowland Langmaid. Etching with drypoint, image size 5 5/8 x 8 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed and titled. A beautiful image of the silhouette of Big Ben rising above the busy Thames River.

From the Coal Market, Prague

$650.00

A vibrant scene of a bustling Prague street, this etching and aquatint in colors measures 13 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches, published in 1910 in an edition of 200, cat: Novak-124, pencil signed with the artist's stamp in red ink in the lower margin. T. F. Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. Simon was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.

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