Recent Acquisitions

Coming to Anchor

$1800.00

Etching from 1885 after Harry Chase. Pencil signed by both. Printed on chine-collé. Remarqué of an anchor in the lower left. Catalog: Gilcrease 51, Klackner 43, iii/iii. roulette and sandpaper ground. Some even light toning. A well-inked impression of this rare early American etching. Plate size measures 14 7/8 x 29 3/4 inches in a 20 3/4 x 35 1/2 inch frame.

Little Calais Pier

$495.00

C. 1865. Original etching with drypoint. D-87. iii/v. Catalog: Schneiderman 88, Drake 87. Plate signed, titled, and dated in the lower left: "Calais, S. Haden, 1865, 3 a.m." Pencil signed in the lower right. Image measures 3 x 6 1/8 inches on 6 3/4 x 9 3/8 inch paper. Collector's seal in lower right. An atmospheric print that makes good use of white space.

Le Première Leçon

$900.00

Image size measures 14 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches on 18 x 12 inch wove type paper. Plate signed in the lower right of the picture, faint pencil signature in the lower right of paper. Plate titled in the lower right. C. 1893. Etching, aquatint, and drypoint. From his "Les Petits Du Ballet" series. A very stylized print that showcases the stark contrast between the somber adult figure in the doorway and the bright, energetic young dancer entering the room.

Memento Vivere, Notre Dame, Evreux

$1250.00

From his French Church Series #47, this 1947 award winning etching by John Taylor Arms measures 13 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches, pencil signed and dated, edition of 198, state II, cat: Fletcher-47. This image won five major awards between 1947 and 1951 including 1st Prize at the Annual Exhibition of the Chicago Society of Etchers in 1949. John Taylor Arms was one of the foremost American printmakers of the 20th century, known for his exquisite compositions and exacting details which gave his etchings a very realistic, almost photographic appearance.

Mt St Michel

$975.00

Sarah Louisa Kilpack, English, 1839-1909, "Mt St Michel ,Jersey". c. 1880, by British artist, Sarah Louisa Kilpack, measuring 13 x 10 inches with sight size 4 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches, signed l.l., framed, oil on paper on board, location written on backing. Born in London in 1839, at an early age Sarah Louisa Kilpack was recognized as a talented pianist and artist, but after a series of misfortunes she had to give up the piano and concentrated exclusively on her painting. Moving to the Channel Islands between England and France she became known for her watercolors and oils of rocky coastal scenes painted in a dramatic style with fisherman or other hardworking types placed within the stormy landscapes. She exhibited in London at the Society of Women Artists between 1867 and 1909 and also at the British Institution.

Portrait of Rodin

$1250.00

This original drypoint etching by Alphonse Legros was created in 1881 and is pencil signed. A delicately etched image of the world-renowned sculptor and artist, Auguste Rodin. Cat: Bliss 237, 9 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches. Artist provenance on backing with label from "Halcyon Days LTD, framed.

Mallard

$295.00

Pencil signed in the lower right, pencil titled in the lower left. Plate measures 5 1/2 x 9 inches on 8 3/4 x 11 1/2 inch watermarked laid type paper. Artist's monogram blindstamp in the lower left. (Henry) Jackson Simpson was an Aberdeen painter and etcher of mainly local landscapes, seascapes, birds and animals.

Church Interior

$175.00

Plate measures 15 x 9 1/2 inches on 15 3/4 x 10 inch wove type paper. Print number 40 in an edition of 100. Pencil signed, illegible signature, in the lower right, editioned in pencil in the lower left. The artist has used meticulous crosshatching to create the dramatic shadows.

Via Facchini, Pisa

$475.00

Edition of 110. Catalog: Fletcher 194. C. 1927. Printed by Frederick Reynolds. Italian series #11. Pencil signed and dated 1917 in the bottom right. Plate titled in the lower right. Plate measures 11 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches on 16 1/4 x 10 1/4 inch blue laid type paper. This print has plate toning and enchanting linework.

Plane Tree Cottage

$625.00

C. 1926. Edition of 50. Catalog: Dodgson 66. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right. Plate initialed near the bottom. Plate measures 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches on 8 1/2 x 11 inch watermarked laid type paper. A charming print with a unique perspective and very fine detail.

Saint Benigne, Dijon

$375.00

C. 1927. Catalog: Fletcher 195. Edition of 110. Printed by Frederick Reynolds. # 15 in his French church series. Plate inscribed in the lower left: "Saint Benigne, Dijon, 1924" Pencil signed and dated 1927 in the lower right. Plate measures 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches on 13 3/4 x 8 1/2 inch laid type paper. A captivating print with plate toning and meticulous detail.

Lord Viscount Nelson, Duke of Bronte

$625.00

Engraving by H.S Sadd and A.L. Dick, from a painting by J. P. Knight. C. 1845. Engraved for the New York Albion, January 1st. 1845. Lettered below the image with the title in open, strengthened letters, around a crest with the motto 'Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat', and 'Born at Burnham Thorp, Co. of Norfolk, Sep. 9th. 1758. Plate size measures 15 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches on 25 3/4 x 20 inch wove type paper

Goin' Home

$575.00

Pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp," indicating that he printed this himself, in the lower right. Editioned in pencil in the lower left. Plate measures 11 x 7 inches on 15 1/2 x 10 inch watermarked laid type paper. Catalog: Giardina 133. C. 1928. Edition of 90. The scene depicted was probably in Connecticut. An atmospheric print with good composition and plate toning.

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