A Fine and Rare 1893 Etching and Aquatint by the Well Regarded Belgian Artist, Felicien Rops (1833-1898). Image size is about 3 1/2" by 4 1/4", sheet size about 7" by 10 1/2". Monogramed lightly F.R. in red pencil under image.
William Joseph Schaldach, American, 1896-1982, "The Promising Puppy," Etching, image size 6 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches, c. 1935, pencil signed, titled in lower margin. Schaldach grew up in the midwest and was an avid sportsman and angler...
Anders Zorn, Swedish, 1860-1920, "The Letter," etching, image size 6 1/4 x 4 5/8 inches, 1913, pencil signed. Anders Zorn was one of the leading artists of the early 20th century in Sweden. He studied at the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in Stockholm, Sweden, and traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States. He became known especially for his portraits, which were in high demand by many of the important individuals of the time...
A Fine Etching by the Listed New York Artist, Mathilde de Cordoba (1871-1942). She studied at the Art Students League under Kenyon Cox and with William Merritt Chase at Shinnecock. de Cordoba was also associated with the Byrdcliffe Arts & Crafts Colony. Pencil signed bottom right. Image is about 4 3/4" by 7", overall paper about 10" by 13". Frame overall measures about 11 3/4" by 14 1/2".
California Eucalyptus Etching
An Etching by the Listed California Artist, Ray Payne circa 1930's. Pencil signed and titled. Matt opening is about 6" by 8", overall frame about 10 1/2" by 14 1/2". Nice example, perfect for that bungalow (or castle or...)
Auguste Louis Brouet, French, 1872-1941, "Vegetable Market," Etching, image size 10 5/8 x 7 3/8 inches, edition of 60, pencil signed and numbered, framed. Provenance: Brooks Reed Gallery, Boston. Brouet was born to a poor family in Paris in 1872, and as a teenager worked as an apprentice lithographer and lute maker. He attended the Ecole des Beaux Artes, under the tutelage of Gustave Moreau, and was then introduced to etching by Auguste Delatre...
Mabel Allington Royds, British, 1874-1941, "Choir Boys," Color Woodblock, image size 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches, 1898, pencil signed. This print is part of the collection of The National Galleries Scotland, which describes this image as a great example of Royds' "ability to capture a scene in such a simple yet distinct manner. The strong black lines of the woodcut work well in describing the profiles of the young boys singing in the foreground."
Charles F. Daubigny, French, 1817-1878, "The Large Sheepfold," Etching, image size 7 1/4 x 13 5/8 inches, 1860, cat: Melot- D.95, framed. Provenance: Frederick Keppel & Co.
Howard Pyle, American, 1853-1911, "Isaac Walton," Etching by W.H.W. Bicknell after the painting by Howard Pyle, image size 18 x 10 1/4 inches, 1903, pencil signed by both Howard Pyle and W. H. W. Bicknell, in a period frame. This print was one of 5 commissioned by the Bibliophile Society that were published together in a portfolio in a limited edition of 302, the Bibliophile Society stamp is in the lower margin.
Howard Pyle, American, 1853-1911, "Caxton at His Press," Etching by W.H.W. Bicknell after the painting by Howard Pyle, image size 18 x 10 1/4 inches, 1903, pencil signed by both Howard Pyle and W. H. W. Bicknell, in a period frame. This print was one of 5 commissioned by the Bibliophile Society that were published together in a portfolio in a limited edition of 302, the Bibliophile Society stamp is in the lower margin.
This is a genuine print over 100 years old of The Orphans by British artist Briton Riviere. The print depicts 2 dogs watching a young girl hand feeding a bottle to a lamb. The print measures 10" x 12.5" and has a border making it 13.5" x 11". Briton Riviere was a prolific British artist and this dates to around 1870.
Luigi Kasimir, Austrian, 1881-1962, "New York, Fulton Market," Color etching and aquatint, image size 16 5/8 x 11 5/8 inches, 1930, edition of 100, pencil signed, framed. Luigi Kasimir was a pioneer in the field of color etching. Earlier artists would often apply color to single plate, but Kasimir developed a technique of using four to six plates, each with a different color to create extraordinarily rich tones and values...
Jackson Lee Nesbitt, American, 1913-2008, "Evening in March," Etching, image size 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, 1942, pencil signed and titled. In the 1930s, Nesbitt studied art under Thomas Hart Benton, John deMartelly and Ross Braught at the Kansas City Art Institute. He became known for his southern Regionalist prints depicting everyday life in rural America, of which several were commissioned by the Associated American Artists.
David Y. Cameron, British, 1865-1945, "The Gateway of Bruges," Etching and drypoint, image size 13 x 7 1/2 inches, 1907, 11/111, 2nd State of 3, artist proof, Rinder 387, plate signed l.l. "D.Y. Cameron", pencil signed l.r. "DY Cameron". The Porte de Gaud, with a distant view of the Belfry. First of the Belgian Set of 10 subjects. Provenance: Harlow, McDonald & Co., NY.