Recent Acquisitions

Bark Metis Making Harbor

$1000.00

Colored etching and aquatint. Artist's proof. Pencil signed in the lower right. Edition of 200. Catalog: Fletcher 133. Plate size: 11 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches on 18 x 23 inch medium weight wove type paper. C. 1923. A dramatic and beautifully colored maritime etching.

Gerona

$475.00

Signed and numbered in ink. Plate signed and dated in the lower right. C. 1921. Plate measures 7 3/8 x 12 7/8 on 8 3/4 x 15 inch laid type paper. Catalog: Hardie 213. Print 8 in an edition of 76. Born into poverty, McBey was primarily self-taught, becoming a very well respected artist and leading figure of the British Etching Revival. He traveled extensively throughout Europe, America and the Middle East, creating remarkable etchings of the places he visited. This print has a unique perspective as well as a rich drypoint burr.

The Knight's Return

$225.00

Pencil signed "Airy" in the lower left. Remarque of a swan in the lower right. Plate measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 on 10 7/8 x 7 3/4 inch wove type paper. The artist's flowing lines depict a dancing couple surrounded by shadowy, treacherous figures.

October

$425.00

Plate initialed in the lower left. Pencil editioned and signed in the lower right. Edition of 75. Plate size 7 3/8 x 6 5/8 on 10 x 9 1/8 inch thin laid type paper. C. 1952. The artist has skillfully captured the variety of contours and textures found in nature and and makes good use of negative space in this lively print.

George, Duke of Buckingham, with his brother Francis

$395.00

18th century mezzotint. Plate measures 19 x 12 1/2 inches on laid type paper. Inscribed at the bottom: "George Duke of Buckingham with his brother Francis, 1636. To his Grace Charles, Duke of Grafton. This Plate is humbly Inscrib'd by his Graces most Oblig'd Servant" below that: "Done by James McArdell from a Capital Picture of Van Dyck in the Royal Palace at Kensington, 1752." An incredibly skillful copy of this well known painting.

Shepherd Child

$375.00

An early old master engraving. Plate measures 10 x 15 1/8 inches. Inscribed in the lower left: "J Van Campen formis venetys," below that "Tan. in." and in the center "V. Lefebre del. et sculp".

Modernist Cityscape

$325.00

Original woodblock print. Pencil signed in the lower right and dated 1934. Martin studied with Robert Henri at the ASL. He has exhibited in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1918 (solo); Calif. Art Club, 1919; Brooklyn Society of Min. Painters; Brooklyn Museum, 1933; NY World's Fair, 1939. His woodblock prints are quite rare..

Modernist Figure

$325.00

Original woodblock print. Pencil signed in the lower right and dated 1934. Martin studied with Robert Henri at the ASL. He has exhibited in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1918 (solo); Calif. Art Club, 1919; Brooklyn Society of Min. Painters; Brooklyn Museum, 1933; NY World's Fair, 1939. His woodblock prints are quite rare.

La Casa di Mario, Venice

$395.00

Pencil signed "H A Webster" in the lower right. C. 1930. Catalog: Webster 105. Plate measures 7 3/4 x 10 7/8 inches on 9 3/4 x 12 7/8 inch watermarked arches laid type paper. Signed artist's proof. Plate destroyed. This print has a rich drypoint burr and dramatic use of light and shadow. Herman Webster was an American artist who moved to Paris in the early 20th century to attend the Academy Julien. There he studied under J. P. Laurens and Eugene Bejot, and was also greatly influenced by the etchings of Whistler and Meryon. He traveled extensively throughout Europe, specializing in finely detailed architectural views, cityscapes and landscapes.

Cavendish Church

$400.00

C. 1944. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right. "II" inscribed in pencil in the lower left. Number two in his "English Church" series. Edition of 155. Catalog: Fletcher 381. Plate measures 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches on 11 1/2 x 8 inch watermarked laid type paper. Collector's mark in lower right corner of paper. Arms worked on this plate for a total of 289 hours.

Léon

$425.00

Etching of Léon, Spain. Trial proof. Pencil signed and dated 1923 in the lower right corner. Print measures 7 1/8 by 11 1/4 inches in a 16 x 19 inch gold frame. #1 in his Spanish Church Series. Catalog: Fletcher 140. Printed by Frederick Reynolds. This plate was done with the assistance of Kerr Eby. This atmospheric print showcases the artist's incredible eye for detail.

St. Paul's, Covent Garden

$425.00

Plate signed in the lower left. Signed in ink in the lower right. Edition of 30. Titled and editioned in ink near bottom edge of paper. Print is adhered to matboard. Plate measures 6 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches on 10 1/2 x 13 3/4 inch paper. A sharp, finely detailed etching with rich drypoint burr of daily life on a busy street in Covent Garden Market against the backdrop of St Paul’s Church portico.

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