This etching with engraving and aquatint by the Russian-born artist, Jacques Lipchitz measures 14 x 10 inches, pencil signed and numbered 9/33, 1945. Lipchitz studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and the Academie Julian in Paris where he began his career and became heavily influenced by the cubist style of Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque.
A very rare lithograph by the British artist Edmund Blampied measuring 17 1/2 x 14 inches, pencil signed and numbered 3/3. Edmund Blampied was a very successful artist and illustrator in early 20th century Britain. He illustrated many books and magazines, but is best known for his remarkable skills as a printmaker. He was an important figure in the 'British Etching Revival' of the early 20th century, and was elected to the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1920.
This unusual stippled Arms etching measures 11 3/8 x 7 inches, 1922, pencil signed, edition of 130, cat: Fletcher 120, from his Gargoyle Series #8. John Taylor Arms was an extremely talented and successful artist in the early 20th century, known for his exquisite renderings of French cathedrals and other European architecture.
This is an evocative original etching by Kerr Eby, inspired by his experiences in Europe during WWI. The image size is 4 7/8 x 13 3/8 inches, published in 1919 in an edition of 100, cat: Giardina-30, pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the "imp" indicating that Eby printed this impression himself. Kerr Eby was a remarkable printmaker and a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony and friends with many of the important artist of the day, including Childe Hassam and John Taylor Arms...
Pencil signed and editioned etching by American artist Harold Kerr Eby, created and printed in 1935 in an edition of 100, image measures 8 1/4 X 12 1/2 inches. The scene was most likely done in Connecticut. Signature has the "imp" after the artists name meaning that he printed this image himself.
An original Whistler etching, "Bibi Valentin", created and printed in 1859, state II/II, cat: Kennedy-50. Edition probably fewer than 50, image measures 6 X 8 7/8 inches. Printed on a blue toned laid Japan paper. A very rich impression. Plate signed and dated lower left. One small flaw at the edge on the left side of the image, unobtrusive... (University of Glasgow quote) "The daughter of Valentin (fl. 1859)", posed for Whistler in Paris...
Original etching by the British artist, Arthur Brisco, measuring 6 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches, 1926, signed and numbered; 62/75, cat: Hurst-158. Britain's "General Strike" was the theme of Brisco's dramatic image of "The Orator". The strike, mainly by coal-miners upset with their goverments' reduction in wages and worsening conditions, also included dockers, printers, power station workers and transport workers, thus Brisco's interest in the subject.
Printed by Delatre in Paris, this Felix Bracquemonde frontispiece measures 14 x 9 3/4 inches, published by Alfred Cadart, Paris. Created in 1865, this bold allegorical etching was created as the frontispiece to a volume of the renowned periodical of the Société des Aqua-Fortistes, a group promoting etching as a fine art. Richly inked on watermarked Aqua-Fortistes laid paper, which was made especially for these publications.
This rare, pencil signed Felix Buhot etching measures 8 1/2 x 12 1/8 inches, published by Cadart, Paris in 1876. Title, artist and publisher info printed on lower margin, B/G 123, state IV of XII, some soiling in the outer border. Credited with the revival of etching in France during the 19th Century, Buhot was known for his atmospheric images of city life in Paris.
This 1921 original etching by the British artist, Ernest Lumsden, measures 14 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches, pencil signed, dated in the plate, 1921. Rotherhithe, meaning "a mariner's haven", in southeast London, was the first place that docks were constructed for the convenience of the Londoners.
This 1911 drypoint etching by Frank Short measures 9 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches, pencil signed, cat: Hardie-350.
This color aquatint by Luigi Kasimir measures 17 3/4 x 15 inches, pencil signed, plate dated, 1922, cat: Lorenz-6, framed. Luigi Kasimir studied at the Vienna Academy of Art, although much of his etching technique was self taught and learned through working from nature. Kasimir traveled all over Europe and the United States creating many spectacular architectural etchings.
This color aquatint by Luigi Kasimir measures 17 3/4 x 15 inches, pencil signed, plated dated 1925, cat: Lorenz-5. Kasimir studied at the Vienna Academy of Art, although much of his etching technique was self taught and learned through working from nature. He specialized in atmospheric images of architecture, city scenes and landscapes; some bustling with people and automobiles, others quite timeless and serene.
This view of the "Upper Hudson" by Stephen Parrish measures 9 5/8 x 17 inches, plate signed, 1881, cat: Schneider-50. Stephen Parrish was one of the leading American etchers of the late 19th century, known for his atmospheric images of rugged landscapes and coastlines.
Original 1948 etching by the American artist, Isabel Bishop, measuring 5 x 3 1/2 inches, printed by the artist in the original edition of 22, not the restrike done in 1978, cat: Teller-43. Bishop was one of the foremost women artists of the twentieth century, best known for her images of life around Union Square in New York City where her studio was located...
This etching with aquatint by the German artist, Johann Gottlieb Theophilus Amadeus Prestel, measures 12 5/8 x 18 1/2 inches, 1784, in two colors on green paper, plate signed and dated, after Parmigianino, artist info on backing, thread margins all around.
This c. 1877 drypoint on copper measures 6 x 9 inches, pencil signed, cat: Schneiderman-152, III/V, artist proof. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler. He was a founder and the first president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, and was knighted in 1894.
This etching by the British artist Seymour Haden measures 7 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed, plate dated 1874, I/V, Cat: Schneiderman-144. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler...