Elyse Ashe Lord, British, 1900-1971, color etching, "The Rose Garden of Saidi," image size 10 5/8 x 6 5/8 inches, pencil signed and numbered 63/100.
Elyse Ashe Lord, British, 1900-1971, color etching, "The New Moon," image size 12 1/4 x 8 5/8 inches, pencil signed and numbered 20/63.
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973) Oath of the Women from Lysistrata Bloch 267-272. Original pencil signed etching from the deluxe edition of 100 signed etchings.
Printed by Roger Lacourière (French, 1892–1966)
Date: 1934 Medium: Etching
Dimensions: plate: 8 11/16 x 5 3/4 in. (22.1 x 14.6 cm) sheet: 15 1/8 x 11 1/8 in. (38.4 x 28.3 cm) Condition is very good some minor staining and foxing very slight minor surface creasing.
Nicolas Mignard, French, 1606-1668, "Athena Advises Odysseus". Etching by Nicolas Mignard after the frescoes of Annibale Carracci depicting scenes from Homer's Odyssey. Plate size 11 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches, published by Pierre Mariette in 1637, with lettering in Latin below the image. Printed on a very early watermarked laid type paper.
Original drypoint etching by Sigmund Abeles (American, born 1934, Brooklyn and South Carolina). Pencil signed and numbered 43/50 by the artist. This 1977 work is in excellent original condition.
Albert Webb, 1891-?, American, "Warming Up," etching, dry point, image size 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, c. 1937, edition of 25, signed l.r., "Albert J Webb". A street vender and her customer warm themselves by a stove while engaged in conversation. A busy street scene complements the background.
William Lee Hankey, European, 1869-1952, etching, "Trincket Box", image size: 4 5/8 6 3/8 inches, pencil signed, blind stamp.
Joseph Pennell, American, 1857-1926, "The Great Gate, Lincoln's Inn". A rare artist proof, etched and printed by Joseph Pennell, measuring 8 5/8 x 11 inches, pencil signed, cat: Wuerth 364, probably 50 proofs, 1905. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography...
Lovis Corinth, German, 1858-1925, "Munter Und Kind".A soft ground etching by German Expressionist artist Lovis Corinth, this image measures 12 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches, published in 1910 in an edition of 50 impressions, state I/III, cat: Schwarz-41, "LC" monogram in the upper left of the image, a faded signature below the image. Corinth began his career studying at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich and went on to study under Bouguereau at the Academie Julian in Paris...
Original deep etching, drypoint, and engraving on copper by Wendell H. Black (American, 1919-1972), in excellent unframed condition. This first edition print was produced by Berkley Chappell and signed by the artist's widow (Black never produced an edition of this work himself). It is titled and numbered 7/25 as well as signed and dated l.r. For the whole story please cf. "The Lost Prints of Wendell H. Black" by Henry Sayre, where this work is illustrated plate 16. 13 1/2" by 22"...
Nicolas Mignard, French, 1606-1668, "Odysseus and the Sirens". Etching by Nicolas Mignard after the frescoes of Annibale Carracci depicting scenes from Homer's Odyssey. Plate size 10 1/4 x 17 3/4, published by Pierre Mariette in 1637, with lettering in Latin below the image. Printed on a very early watermarked laid type paper.
Harold Kerr Eby, American, 1889-1946, etching, "Early Morning, Brittany", 8 7/8 x 12 5/8 inches, ed. 90, 1930, pencil signed lower right. This print was inspired by Eby's visit to France and Great Britain in 1924 and '25.
Joseph Pennell, American, 1857-1926, "Tracks, Oberhausen". This is a fantastic scene of the railroad tracks and surrounding industrial buildings in Oberhausen, Germany by American artist Joseph Pennell. Etching, image size 9 3/8 x 12 1/2 inches, published in 1910 in an edition of 50 impressions, cat: Wuerth- 606, pencil signed "J. Pennell imp", the 'imp' indicating that Pennell printed this impression himself...
Paul Cesar Helleu, French, 1859-1927, "Ellen," Etching with drypoint, image size 15 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, c. 1890, edition of 20, pencil signed. Helleu began his art career when he enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and worked as an apprentice for Theodore Deck, decorating ceramic plates with women's portraits...
John Taylor Arms, American, 1887-1953, "Puerta Del Obispo, Zamora," etching, image size 12 1/2 x 7 1/8 inches, 1933, edition of 100, cat: Fletcher- 266, pencil signed, dated and editioned. Spanish Church Series #9.
Frank Benson, American, 1862-1951, "Flying Widgeon". A very fine sporting etching by Frank Benson, this image measures 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches, published in 1924, cat: Ordeman-231, pencil signed below the image, titled on the lower edge of the sheet. Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began his sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known...
William John Heaslip, Canadian-American, 1898-1970, aquatint, "Old Timer of the Airmail," image size 12 x 9 7/8 inches, c.1935, edition of 100, signed l.r. "To A. W. McCurdy - William HEASLIP", l.l. ED/100, and titled l.l. "Old Timer of the Airmail" all in pencil. Printed on wove paper.
Sir Francis Seymour Haden 1818-1910, British, "A Lancashire River", etching, 1881, S-204, This river was a well-known, Salmon pool on the Ribble, image 11X15 13/16 inches, pencil signed