Recent Acquisitions

The Forest Glade, Fontainbleu

$4250.00

This is an original oil on panel painting by French Barbizon master Narcisse Diaz de la Pena. Circa 1860, this view of a peasant woman in the forest has a panel size of 12 1/2X15 7/8 inches, it is signed lower right Diaz. "Diaz was born in Bordeaux to Spanish parents. At the age of ten, Diaz became an orphan, Díaz exhibited many pictures at the Paris Salon, and was decorated in 1851. During the Franco-German War he went to Brussels. After 1871, his works became fashionable and rose gradually in the estimation of collectors, and he worked constantly and successfully. Díaz's finest pictures are his forest scenes and storms, and it is on these that his fame rests. There are several examples of his work in the Louvre, and three small figure pictures in the Wallace Collection, Hertford House. Perhaps the most notable of Diaz's works are "La Fée aux Perles" (1857, housed in the Louvre); "

The Ugly Devil

$625.00

This is an original etching by John Taylor Arms, one of his Gargoyle Studies titled: "Ugly Devil", it was created and printed in 1924, the image measures 3 1/8X3 3/16
inches. The edition was 100 signed proofs. This one was signed twice in pencil once as part of a dedication in the lower left border.

Canadas in Cheshire

$750.00

This is an original Charles Tunnicliffe wood engraving. The title is: "Canadas in Cheshire", it was created and printed in 1939. This one is numbered as 31 of an edition of 50.
The image measures 12 1/4X9 1/2 inches.
Excellent signed proof impression, printed by the artist himself.
"Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe's striking large scale wood engravings are the most sought after of all of his printed works. Best known as an artist and illustrator of birds, C.F. Tunnicliffe created only a relatively few independent wood engravings of this nature. All of these elaborate works display a remarkable power of execution and a masterly understanding of wood engraving technique. Canadas in Cheshire is one of the largest and most elaborate of these impressive independent wood engravings.

Anatole France

$950.00

This is an original pencil signed etching by Anders Zorn (1860-1920) The title is: "Anatole France" It was created and printed in 1906. The image measres 8 1/2X6 1/4 inches. Anatole France was the Nobel Prize Winner in Literature in 1921. This etching appears in the Asplund catalog as image number 204.

Nude on a Draped Couch

$700.00

This is an original etching by American artist John Sloan. The title is: "Nude on a Draped Couch", it was created and printed in 1931 in an edition of 100. The image measures 7X5 1/2 inches. Pencil signed and editioned in the lower border. This etching is in very good condition apart from having the borders trimmed to within 1 inch of the platemark. Enough room for proper presentation. This etching came to us in an early frame with the Kraushaar Gallery, N.Y. label on the back.

Billingsgate

$750.00

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 ..

Calf Love

$625.00

This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist John Sloan. The title of this work is "Calf Love", a view of adolescent affection which is expressed as slaps and kicks with the teenage groups meeting on the street corners of New York. The image measures 4 1/4X2 3/4. It was created and printed in 1916 in an edition of 100 proofs.
This etching came to us nicely framed with gallery labels on the back from both The House of Heydenryk N.Y. and Deeley Gallery in Manchester Village Vermont. Very good condition some trimming to the outer borders but enough space for proper presentation.

Nude and Breakfast Tray

$700.00

An original etching and engraving by American artist John Sloan. The title of this work is "Nude and Breakfast Tray", it was created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 100. The image measures 5 1/2 X 7 inches. Hand signed and editioned in pencil. This etching came to us in an early frame with the Kraushaar Gallery N.Y. label on the back.
The condition is superb there has been some trimming to the borders but at least 1/2 half inches remain on three sides and a bit more at the bottom, enough for proper presentation.

Gloucester Harbor

$775.00

This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Stephen Parrish. This etching titled: "Gloucester Harbor", also known as "Rainy Day Gloucester", was created and printed in 1882. It is a rare work, one of the few that Parrish did after another artists composition. This was after the painting by W.M. Hunt. Hunt's initials are etched into the plate lower left. The image measures 13 1/8X19 3/4 inches. Printed on a simulated parchment wove type paper, laid onto a thicker sheet. This is an early signed proof but done without the sailboat remarque . This etching appears in the Schneider catalog as image number 74. From the artists catalog, "June 1882, From the head of the harbor,looking south, In the right foreground, an old black hulk" beyond wharves and shipping and part of the town....In mid distance Five Pound Island."

Modernist Floral Still Life

$625.00

This is an original oil on paper modernist floral still life. No visible signature, The sight size is 13X10 1/2 inches, nicely framed with a linen mat and white fillet. The work looks to be early European 20th century. In the style of Odilon Redon. Very thickly painted. Over all frame measures 28X21 inches

Refugees

$775.00

This is an original etching by American artist Harold Kerr Eby. It is titled "Refugees", This etching was based on Eby's World War I experiences in France. This etching was created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 100 signed proofs. This pencil signature has the "imp" after the artists name meaning he printed this one himself. The image measures 9 15/16X14 13/16 inches. It appears in the Giardina catalog as image number 180. This image is a combination of etching and sandpaper ground, printed on a medium weight wove type paper with a partial watermark.

The Farmers wife

$2250.00

This is a fine original oil on canvas painting by American artist Charles Paul Gruppe (1860-1940) This study of a Farmwife at work was created circa 1880 prior to his moving to the USA in 1914. It is signed "Gruppe" lower right corner. The canvas measures 10X14 inches and came to us in what appears to be the original frame with the gallery label on the back: "Goupils" This well known New York painting dealer opened his gallery in 1848 and was later bought out by Knoedler. This was one of the earliest galleries in the USA to promote American as well as european paintings. The over all frame size measrues 18 1/2X22 1/2 inches. The painting came to us under glass which weve since removed. The painting is in extremely fine condition, no repairs,tears or staining. The frame has a few minor losses and scrapes, over all the painting is quite presentable just as it now appears.

The Fris, Hamstead Heath

$425.00

This is an original pencil signed aquatint etching by American artist John Wesley Cotton (1868-1931) The title of this work is "The Fris, Hamstead Heath", circa 1920 this etching has an image size of 14 14X11 3/8 inches, this etching came to us framed and has an early gallery label on the back from Campbell Prints in New York. The condition is good, the image looks darker in our photo due to shooting through the glass.

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