Francis Sydney Unwin, English, 1885-1925, "The Albert Hall". This is a very rare etching from a scarce, unpublished plate by Francis Sydney Unwin. The image size is 12 1/8 x 16 inches, 1916, pencil signed; a richly inked impression on a fine cream colored Japan paper. Unwin studied at the Winchester School of Art and the Slade School; he traveled extensively throughout Europe and spent several months in Egypt drawing the tomb interiors for an archaeological expedition...
Louis Auguste Mathieu Legrand, French, 1863-1951, "Frio," Etching, aquatint and drypoint, image size 7 1/2 x 12 inches, 4th state, "Louis Legrand" pencil and plate signed l.r., Arwas A74.
This mountain landscape by the American artist William R. Davis measures 8 x 10 inches, oil on board, indistinctly signed l.l., framed.
Charles Adams Platt, American, 1861-1933, etching, "Two Sloops, East River", 1889 Published by Wunderlick New York, pencil signed, image size: 11 1/2X18 1/4 inches
Samuel Palmer, 1805-1881, British, "The Early Ploughman". Framed 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 etching from 1861. State iv/viii. Catalog no. VIII.
Maurice de Vlaminck, French, 1876-1958, "L'Eglise de Fessanvilliers", Etching, blind stamp Marcel Guiot -Paris- EDITEUR, image size 6 9/16 x 10 inches, pencil signed.
Jacques Reich, American, 1852-1923, "Portrait of Whistler," Etching by Jacques Reich after the painting by Giovanni Boldini, image size 20 5/8 x 11 1/2 inches, 1916, pencil signed. Whistler's signature is etched below the image, Boldini's in the lower left corner of the image.
Kerr Eby, American, 1889-1946, "Rough Going". An evocative image of WWI by American artist Harold Kerr Eby, this etching with drypoint measures 8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches, pencil signed in an edition of 60, second published state, 1919, Giardina cat: 29. Eby's WWI experiences in France lead to this richly inked image of infantry marching through the results of war.
Elizabeth King, American, 1855- ?, "A Cool Quiet Rook". This landscape measures 12 5/8 x 9 1/8 inches and is signed on the reverse in pencil as "E. A. King", housed in a period frame. We are attributing this painting to Elizabeth A.(Bessie) King who studied at the Chandler School of Art in Detroit and was a member of the Atlanta Artists Association.
John Sloan, American, 1871-1951, "Nude Reading," Etching, image size 4 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches, 1928, Morse 234, 100 proofs, plate signed l.r. "John Sloan-28", pencil signed and titled l.r. and l.c. John Sloan was an important early 20th century artist, a member of "The Eight" and a founding member of the Ashcan School of realist painters. Here, a nude poses in the etcher's studio.
Leonard Baskin, American, 1922-2000, Portfolio of 16 Prints by Leonard Baskin, sheet size of each print is 22 x 16 inches, 1962, numbered 95/100, published by The Friends of Art, Boston University. This portfolio includes 15 reproductions, one original woodblock print as well as an original pencil signed woodblock; and a pencil signed and numbered colophon sheet. This portfolio is very rare, from the first 100 published before the edition of 500.
Aiden Lassell Ripley, American, 1896-1969, "Geese". A very fine original etching by American sporting artist Aiden Lassell Ripley, image size 8 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed and titled. Ripley studied at the Boston Museum School under Phillip Hale and Frank Benson, then spent several years traveling throughout Europe. He became quite well known for his landscapes and sporting scenes, and also worked throughout his life in wildlife and endangered species preservation...
Luigi Kasimir, Austrian, 1881-1962, "Grinzing, Vienna," Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 17 1/2 x 22 1/2, cat: Lorenz-23, pencil signed by the artist, framed.
Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, 1796-1875, French, "Paysage d'Italie," Etching, image size 6 x 9 1/8 inches, cat: Melot- C.7, later printing without Cadart lettering, possibly after it was removed. This is a very nice impression with wide borders, printed on a medium weight cream colored laid type paper. This atmospheric image from Corot's series of Italian landscapes is a great example of his ability to capture the life and movement of the scene with loose spontaneous lines and rich tones.
William Lee Hankey, 1869-1952, British, "Repose," etching, soft-ground, and aquatint, 1905, image size 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches, edition of 70, Catalog H-18, pencil signed l.r., "W Lee Hankey imp". Artist's monogram in image. Edition of 6 proofs in monochrome, and 70 in color. A young girl holds a bird in her lap in a quiet garden setting.
Luigi Kasimir, Austrian, 1881-1962, "Venice Fish Market". This color etching and aquatint by Luigi Kasimir measures 18 x 23 1/2 inches, pencil signed, cat: Lorenz #62, c. 1923, edition of 300. 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...
Luigi Kasimir, Austrian/American, 1881-1962, "Persenbeug Castle, Austria," Color etching and aquatint, image size 16 x 22 1/2 inches, 1929, pencil signed, l.c. "Luigi Kasimir", on wove paper. A beautiful hand colored aquatint etching of the famous Persenbeug Castle situated along the banks of the Danube River. Framed.
Original etching by Stephen Parrish, "Low Tide Bay of Fundy", 1881, 3rd state of 3. Image size is 12 X 19 inches, hand signed in pencil lower right border. Catalog: SP64. Printed with sepia toned ink on wove type paper. Sheet size is 14 1/4 X 21 inches.