HOLIDAY SALE $21,000.00
Albrecht Durer (German, 1471–1528)
Knight, Death and the Devil, 1513
Engraving; 9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.
B. 98; M., Holl. 74
The artist's monogrammed initials and date are engraved in the plate; lower left: S 1513 AD
Inscribed, in French verso: Le Chevalier et la Mort; Durer.
On laid paper with an unidentified P watermark very similar to Heawood number 1781a (Amsterdam 1686)...
John Edward Costigan, American, 1888-1972, Etching, "Rosella and Danny", image size: 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, pencil signed
William Lee Hankey, 1869-1952 British, "Meditation", etching, image size 8 3/4X7 1/4 inches, pencil signed, artists blindstamp
Lyman Byxbe is one of many great artists who have turned to the majestic Rocky Mountains for inspiration and the subject matter of their compositions. He became a successful commercial artist in Omaha, Nebraska, where he studied the art of etching under
Mark Levings, an architect. In 1938 Mr. Byxbe moved to Estes Park, Colorado, where he has had a summer studio for many years. Most of the artist's time and talent was devoted to copper plate etching in his mountain studio...
William Lee-Hankey, British, 1869-1952, Etching with Drypoint, "Corner of the Fish Market", image size 8 x 6 inches
John George Brown, American, 1831-1913, Etching, "The Shoeshine Boy", 1887, etching by H.Pruet Share, image size: 17X12 1/2", pencil signed
Joseph Pennell, American, 1857-1926, "Waterloo Bridge and Somerset House". A beautiful architectural cityscape by master printmaker, Joseph Pennell. Measuring 8 x 11 inches, it is pencil signed with publishers label on the backing. Created in 1905 in an edition of probably 75, cat: Wuerth #379. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography...
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.
John Winkler, American, 1894-1979, "Standard Fisheries". This 1941 etching by John Winkler measures 13 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches and is pencil signed. Winkler was originally from Austria coming to America at the age 16. After various jobs he impulsively enrolled in the San Francisco Art Institute and soon discovered his talent as an etcher. He became good friends with John Taylor Arms as well as Arthur Heintzelman. His works are found in many major museums throughout the US and Europe.
Aiden Lassell Ripley, American, 1896-1969, "Snipe at Dawn," etching, drypoint, image size 9 x 11 3/4 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled, from a small lifetime printing.
Etching of female figure in 22k antiqued gold frame. Representation of a sculpture on the Royal Palace in Amsterdam by Artus Quellin ("AQ" to bottom left of image), etched by his brother Henry Quellin ("H" at center bottom). From a series published in 1655. 14" wide by 22" high. Framed with conservation materials.
Warren Davis, American, 1865-1928, "Dancing Woman with Ball". This c. 1930 drypoint etching by the American artist, Warren Davis, measures 7 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right. Warren Davis studied at the Art Students League in New York and became known for his etchings of idealized female figures, many of which were used on the covers of Vanity Fair and Life magazines...
Luigi Kasimir, Austrian, 1881-1962, "The Marientor, Munich". A distinctive original etching and aquatint in colors, image size 19 x 18 inches, 1922, cat: Lorenz- 40, pencil signed. 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...
Paul Cesar Helleu, French, 1859-1927, "Femme au Chapeau," Etching with drypoint, plate size 22 1/4 x 13 5/8 inches, c. 1900, 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...
An etching entitled "Tamba House" by the artist Brian Williams depicting a beautiful old traditional Japanese house in a rural mountain setting. Set against a backdrop of pine forests and mountains in Japan, the house is immersed in a deep snow. Signed in pencil and dated '87. This is an original print #43 of 100. Unframed.
Brian Williams was born the first son of American missionary parents in Peru in 1950. At age 16 he moved to California to finish high school and college...
Francis Hopkinson Smith, American, 1838-1915, "Bath Abbey". This rare, early 20th C. etching by Francis Hopkinson Smith measures 9 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches, pencil signed and titled. Smith was an author, artist and engineer, writing many books but also known for his atmospheric watercolors and oils. In his early years he is credited with building the foundation for the Statue of Liberty. At the age of 50 he gave up his engineering career and devoted the rest of his life to writing and painting.
HOLIDAY SALE $150.00
Interior Scene with Castle in the Distance
Johann Adam Klein (German 1792-1875)
Etching on wove paper
Signed Klein Del; R-x F…
Collector’s stamp verso; Lugt 1203
7 3/4x6 in.
In good condition. One small foxed area outside of image, lower right side.
Johann Adam Klein was a German painter and engraver which studied at the Art Academy in Vienna from 1811 until 1818. He painted a number of battle scenes which made him celebrated throughout Germany...
Sir Francis Seymour Haden, British, 1818-1910, Etching with drypoint, "Shere Mill Pond No. 2", 1860, signed in pencil, 7x13 1/8, c. 1860, Cat. S-37,