Collection 33 edition 11/140 c1979
Haku Maki (1924 - 2000)
Bold Chawan image Excellent Colors and State
Image size: 9-1/4" x 8"
Sheet size: 10-3/4" x 9-1/2"
Collection 85-10 Artist Proof
Haku Maki c 1985
Sheet size 15-13/16 x 6-1/2 Inches approximate
Image size 13-6/8 x 5-1/2 inches approximate
Excellent Colors, Condition and State
The image has never been framed. There are two linen tape residues on top rear from the original folder mounting.
This is a limited addition 11/30 Puerto Rican wood cut of de hostos by Lorenzo Homar--Homar is a top Puerto Rican graphic artist and de Hostos in a historical political hero in some cirles-piece is dedicated in pencil--A MI AMIGO MALDANADO DENNIS CON EL APRECIO DE LORENZO HOMAR--3.5 inches by 5.25 inches- with frame-5.25 inches all around--wood cut-wood cut has toning and is freshly framed with acid free mat
This a limited edition 16/40 of wood cut of Betances made by Lorenzo Homar--Homar is probably the top graphic artists of Puerto Rico--Betances is a historical political figure passionately revered in some circles. the wood cut is signed by Homar in pencil and dedicated "AL AMIGO MALDANADO DENNIS CON APRECIO-signed LORENZO H. wood cut is toned and freshly framed with acid free mat-3.5 by 5.75-add 5 inches all around for frame and mat
Jacques Hnizdovsky, Ukrainian/American, "Tabby". This is a very fine original woodblock print, image size 11 x 5 inches, 1982, pencil signed, dated and numbered, with the original label from the Associated American Artists. Hnizdovsky was born in Ukraine and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and in Zagreb before emigrating to the United States in 1949...
Leonard Baskin, American, 1922-2000, "Self Portrait as a Priest". A rare artist's proof by Leonard Baskin, this is an early woodcut portraying the artist dressed as a priest. The image size is 21 1/4 x 10 inches, published in 1952, cat: Fern & O'Sullivan-193, pencil signed and dated, notated 'artist's proof', framed. Baskin was an important artist in the mid 20th century, known for his evocative wood engravings, lithographs, and etchings...
August-Louis Lepere, French, 1849-1919, "Paris Sous La Niege". This is a very rare wood engraving by August-Louis Lepere, image size 11 3/4 x 17 7/8 inches, 1890, pencil signed and dated. The full title of this image is "Paris Sous la Neige, vu du Haut de St. Gervais". It is a remarkably detailed, atmospheric scene of Paris under the gently falling snow, from the vantage point above the city at the top of the Cathedral of St Gervais.
John Buckland Wright, New Zealand, 1897-1954, "The Bathers". This wood engraving by John Buckland Wright measures 5 1/4 x 7 inches in an edition of 30. It is pencil signed, dated and numbered on the lower margin. Wright help to found "Atelier 17" in Paris, an experimental workshop for the graphic arts in 1927.
Hans Burgkmair I, German, 1473-1531, "The Master Falconer". This woodblock was created by 16th century German artist Hans Burgkmair I c. 1518; it measures 15 1/4 x 14 3/4 inches and is Plate #5 in a series of 135 prints depicting the "Triumph of Maximilian I" in which Burgkmair was responsible for nearly half of them. This impression is printed on an early laid type paper with the banners masked, which indicates an early, possibly 16th century proof.
Leonard Baskin, American, 1922-2000, "Torment". This is a striking original woodcut by Leonard Baskin, titled "Torment". The image size is 31 x 23 1/4 inches, published in 1958 in his series 'Ten Woodcuts', pencil signed and titled.
Frederick Bloemaert, Dutch, 1609-1668, "Three Women Lamenting". This is an early chiaroscuro wood engraving by Dutch artist Frederik Bloemaert. The image size is 7 1/4 x 5 7/8 inches, from the 3rd edition, published in 1720.
Niccolo Boldrini, 16th Century Italian, "Caricature of Laocoon". An original wood engraving by Italian Renaissance artist Niccolo Boldrini, after a pen and ink drawing by Titian. The image size is 10 3/4 x 15 5/8 inches, created c. 1525, cat: Mauroner-20, original lifetime impression. This image of monkeys battling snakes is based on Titian's drawing "Parody of Laocoon", which mocked the vast influence of the ancient Roman Laocoon statue after it was unearthed in 1506.
Barry Moser, American, 1940-, "Garden of Satanic Delights". This is a gorgeous, richly detailed triptych wood engraving, image size 7 x 12 1/4 inches, published in an edition of 200, 1971, pencil signed. The delicate lines, strong contrast and energetic composition bring an extraordinary lifelike quality to the wild plants in this image, making them seem as if they are spilling forth from the page.
Barry Moser, American, 1940-, "The Lady and the Merman". A very cool triptych wood engraving by Barry Moser, image size 6 x 12 1/2 inches, 1977, pencil signed. This triptych is titled "The Lady and the Merman" and is accompanied by the following verse "He sailed off on his great ship... She sat there still as the rock... Up from the depths came the merman..."
Barry Moser, American, 1940-, "Timing Devices". A dramatic triptych wood engraving, the three images are individually titled, "The Dump", "The Burying Ground", and "The Eucharist". The overall image size is 8 x 9 3/8 inches, 1977, pencil signed.
Barry Moser, American, 1940-, "Premonitia". This is a truly stunning, lushly detailed original wood engraving by American artist Barry Moser. The image size is 13 3/4 x 15 inches, 1974, signed titled and dated within the image, pencil signed.
Original Bernard Brussel-Smith Woodblock print "Sourwood Mountain." Taped to backer sheet using archival tape. Signed, titled, and numbered #10/110. Comes with a certificate of authenticity. In very good condition. Sheet measures 9 11/16" x 8 9/16".
Torii Kiyonaga, Japanese, 1752-1815, "Two Women with Young Servant". This woodblock print by Torii Kiyonaga measures 9 1/2 x 7 inches. It is signed, sealed and titled within the image. Kiyonaga was one of the great masters of the full-color print depicting courtesans, beautiful women and Kabuki actors. Head of the Torii school, he excelled with "bijin-ga" (beautiful women) prints and these were considered to be his best works.