Recent Acquisitions

Repose

$425.00

Etching published by Francis Robertson, publisher's stamp embossed in the bottom of the page. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate measures 6 x 7 7/8 inches on 11 1/2 x 13 inch wove type paper. This delicate etching captures the graceful s-curve of the female figure. Warren Davis studied at the Art Students League in New York and became known for his etchings of idealized female figures, many of which were used on the covers of Vanity Fair and Life magazines. Later in his career Davis exhibited in Europe and the United States including the Pennsylvania Academy and the Salmagundi Club. This image is a great example of Davis' use of delicate lines and simple compositions to elegantly capture the beauty of the female figure.

Berkshire Night

$775.00

C. 1941. Etching and sandpaper ground. Edition of 100. The scene depicted was in the Berkshire Hills in western Massachusetts. Catalog: Giardina 203. Plate measures 10 1/2 x 14 5/8 inches on 13 7/8 x 18 1/4 inch wove type paper. Pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp" in the lower right, indicating that the artist printed it himself. This print has a good use of plate tone in the sky. This image shows his impressive use of highlighting and shadow to show the snow fields at night.

Little Owl

$975.00

Lithograph from February 1966 of an owl in Greenport, NY. Catalog: Stuckey 304. Edition of 65. Print measures 10 x 15 7/8 inches on 13 1/4 x 20 1/8 inch wove type paper. Pencil signed in the lower right, editioned in the lower left. A fine example of the artist's well known Owl series.

La Sortie de l'Exposition

$495.00

Wood engraving c. 1889. Plate measures 8 5/8 x 6 3/4 on 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 inch thin wove type paper. Catalog: L-B 197. A scene of the Exposition Universelle with the Palais de machines in the background. In ink in the lower left, "collection of A. Desmoulins edition 1 of 2. A very rare print." Plate signed in the lower right, pencil signed in the lower right. Published by A. Desmoulins. 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.

Des Demolitions de la Sorbonne

$425.00

Wood engraving, plate measures 4 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches on 9 x 15 1/2 inch thin wove type paper. C. 1885. Signed in ink in the lower right and numbered 29/35. Plate signed in the lower right. Inscribed in the plate in the lower left: "LA BDF." Published by A. Desmoulins. An atmospheric engraving with lots of detail. 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.

L'entrée d' l'ancienne Académie de Médecine

$425.00

Wood engraving, plate measures 3 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches on 6 x 9 inch thin laid type paper. Ink signed in the lower right and numbered 13/35. C. 1900. Published by A. Desmoulins. A detailed print with good tonal range. 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.

Shepherd Crest

$275.00

Plate measures 7 5/8 x 8 inches on 11 1/4 x 10 1/8 inch wove type paper. Pencil signed and dated 1981 in the lower right, pencil titled and numbered 20/100 in the lower left. This print has a unique composition and incredible linework. Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Volcanic Rock

$395.00

Wood engraving from 1932. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right, pencil titled and numbered 35/130 in the lower left. Plate measures 5 1/2 x 9 inches on 11 x 14 inch wove type paper. A bold and dramatic print with strong contrast. Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Verdugo Hills

$325.00

A dramatic wood engraving with bold contrast. Pencil signed and dated "1944" in the lower right. Pencil titled in the lower left and numbered 10/100. Print measures 5 x 7 3/4 inches on 9 7/8 x 13 inch wove type paper.
Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Hedgehog Cactus

$225.00

This wood engraving measures 5 1/2 x 4 inches on 11 x 8 inch thin laid type paper. Pencil titled and signed, dated 1937. Numbered in the lower left, 27 in an edition of 100. A charming and unique print. Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

The Grand Canyon of the Colorado

$495.00

This wood engraving measures 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches on 10 3/4 x 12 inch thin wove type paper. Pencil signed and dated 1931 in the lower right. Pencil titled in the lower left. Artist's proof. An exciting print of patterned contours. Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Sierra Watercourse

$325.00

Print measures 6 1/8 x 8 inches on thin wove type 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper. Numbered 15 in an edition of 100. Pencil signed and dated "1977" in the lower right, pencil signed in the lower left. This wood engraving is full of motion and enthralling linework.
Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

English Countryside

$425.00

Attributed to Paul Sandby. Painting measures 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches. 1800's. A vibrant and energetic painting despite the gray palette. Paul Sandby, the brother of Thomas Sandby, was an English engraver and painter. He began his artistic career as a landscape painter and draftsman for the Scottish military. As a printmaker, Sandby popularized the use of aquatint, and was considered to be the father of British watercolors. In 1768 the brothers were both among the twenty-eight of the original members of the Royal Academy.

Landscape with Figure

$2850.00

Oil on canvas, signed "Richet" in the lower right. Sight size measures 21 x 17 inches, housed in a tasteful 25 1/2 x 21 1/2 inch gold frame. Léon Richet was raised during the height of the Barbizon school and was influenced by the works of Rousseau. He was a prolific painter whose works appear in many collections.

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