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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. Known for the originality and boldness of her etchings, Mary Nimmo Moran was a member of the Society of Painter-Etchers and the only female member of the Fellows of London's Royal Society of Painter-Etchers.

Him and Me


Etching from 1929. Pencil titled in the lower left, signed in the lower right. Plate measures 8 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches on 11 1/4 x 13 7/8 inch wove type paper. A tranquil scene with very careful linework.

Morning Paper


Mezzotint from 1942. Pencil signed in the lower left. Print measures 9 x 6 inches on 12 1/4 x 9 1/8 inch wove type paper. Presentation print of the Chicago Society of Etchers, with the blindstamp in the bottom left margin. Edition of 350. A superb impression of an intimate portrait with excellent shading.

Non Manca Scorta


Engraving by Fabio Berardi, after Giuseppe Zais. The italian inscription at the bottom reads "there is no lack of escort to the wise traveler." Print measures 8 3/4 x 13 inches on 9 1/2 x 13 7/8 inch laid type paper.

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.

Matsunoo Temple, Wakasa Province


Color woodblock C. 1858. From the series "Miracles of Kannon," a large series that pairs miracles performed by Kannon, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, with scenes of temples in the Western, Central, and Eastern provinces of Japan. Print measures 13 1/2 x 9 inches on 14 3/4 x 10 inch handmade japan paper.