Recent Acquisitions

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Young Hostess

$675.00

Drypoint etching from 1660. Catalog: Hollstein, Bartsch 34. 3rd state of 5. Inscribed in the lower left is the printer's address: "I Covens et C. Mortier Excudit." Pencil signed "Etch'd by Bega" in the lower right. Plate measures 7 x 6 inches, thread margins on a backing sheet.

Two Carp

$125.00

Print measures 9 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches on 9 3/4 x 10 1/4 inch paper. Red publisher's seal in the lower right corner. In Japan, the carp is the personification of perseverance and the will to win. Swimming pairs of carp are considered a symbol of marriage.

Women in Front of Skating Pond

$325.00

Plate signed in the lower left, pencil signed in the lower right. Plate measures 8 x 9 3/4 inches on 9 5/8 x 11 3/4 inch wove type paper. Good use of plate tone with a rich drypoint burr. Meyerowitz studied at the National Academy of Design in NY and is best known for his development of producing etchings in color. His work is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Carnegie Institute; National Academy of Design; Harvard University and the Library of Congress.

Things Gone Past

$550.00

Plate signed in the lower left, ink signed in the lower right. Plate size measures 9 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches on 11 1/2 x 13 1/4 inch laid type paper. The scene depicted is a street in Gloucester. Good use of plate tone and a rich drypoint burr. Meyerowitz studied at the National Academy of Design in NY and is best known for his development of producing etchings in color. His work is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Carnegie Institute; National Academy of Design; Harvard University and the Library of Congress.

Horseback Riding in Central Park

$495.00

Plate measures 8 x 9 5/8 inches on 9 3/4 x 11 3/8 inch wove type paper. Signed in blue ink in the lower right. Numbered in pencil in the lower left, print number 11 in an edition of 30. Good use of plate tone and a rich drypoint burr. Meyerowitz studied at the National Academy of Design in NY and is best known for his development of producing etchings in color. His work is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Carnegie Institute; National Academy of Design; Harvard University and the Library of Congress.

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