Tavik F. Simon, Czech, 1877-1942, "Notre Dame in Winter," etching, plate measures 11 5/8 x 15 1/4 inches on 15 1/8 x 19 inch watermarked wove type paper. Colored softground and aquatint from 1925. Numbered 65 in an edition of 300. Catalog: Novak 432. Pencil signed in the lower right, numbered in the lower left. An atmospheric etching that captures the bleak weather with splashes of color. F. Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic...
James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834-1903, "The Adam and Eve, Old Chelsea", etching, plate measures 7 1/2 x 12 3/8 on 9 x 14 2/8 inch laid type paper A well-inked impression with a a rich drypoint burr. Drypoint etching from 1878. Edition of 92. State III/III. Catalog: Glascow 175. Plate measures 6 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches in a black and gold frame. Printed in warm toned ink on antique watermarked laid paper.
Felix Bracquemond, French, 1833-1914, "Sarcelles (Teals)", etching, plate measures 8 7/8 x 11 1/2 inches, drypoint etching from 1853. Catalog: Beraldi 111. Plate signed in the upper right, pencil signed in the lower right. Blindstamped in the lower left.
Yuichi Hasegawa (b. 1945)
Record of Wind Erosion (Red)
Japanese title: Fushoku-ki (Aka)
Signed in pencil by the artist.
Paper size: 24.25 x 12 inches. Image size: 20 x 8.75 inches.
Reference: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Zuihou-In III (Rock garden)
Size: Approximately 18 x 13 inches.
Signed in pencil and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Faint matte line in margin.
Zuihoin is part of Daitoku-ji Temple in Kyoto.
Edmund Blampied, British, 1886-1966, "Farm Fire," etching, plate measures 6 7/8 x 9 on 9 x 12 1/4 inch watermarked David Strang paper. C. 1927. Catalog: Appleby 121. Edition of 100. Illustrated: Fine Prints of the Year, 1927. Numbered 63 out of 100 in the lower left in pencil, pencil signed in the lower right. Plate signed and dated in the lower right. A rich impression with drypoint burr.
August-Louis Lepere, French, 1849-1918, "Modern Arcadia (Bucolique Moderne)", wood engraving, plate measures 10 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches in a 18 3/4 x 23 inch gold frame. Plate signed in the lower left, pencil signed in the lower right. A wood engraving in 5 colors on Japan paper from 1901. V/V. Catalog: Lotz-Brissonneau 271. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries...
Original burin engraving and etching by Dolf Rieser (British, born in South Africa, 1898-1983). Pulled by Joseph Hecht in Paris in 1938 as #9 in the "Africa" portfolio on Montval paper, signed and numbered "35" by the artist, in an edition of 100. In excellent condition. Offered framed and with the original portfolio cover with an engraving of African masks on brown wove paper.
Original etching by Maurice de Vlaminck (France, 1876-1958). Circa 1937. From the Paris 1937 portfolio which included works by Matisse, Gromaire, Vlaminck, Derain, Dufy, Laurencin, Bonnard, Kisling, Dunoyer de Segonzac, etc. Signed in the plate. Currently framed in a mid-century period frame. Good condition.
“I am here” she whispers as the bespectacled gentleman pours the last drops from his bottle and says “I am going home”…a lithograph by Kei Hiraga numbered 50/120 and signed Key Hiraga ’88 with the artist’s seal in red. The paper sheet, matted and framed, measures 50.5 x 42 cm (20 x 16-1/2 inches) and is in excellent condition. This is an superb example of his work, showing both his eros and playful nature in the abstracted figuration for which he is most remembered...
Paul Jacoulet, French, 1896-1960, "Un homme de Yap, Ouest Carolines," color woodblock, print measures 15 3/8 x 11 7/8 inches on 18 1/4 x 13 7/8 inch Paul Jacoulet watermarked handmade wove paper. Printers: Honda and Ogawa. Stamp numbered on the back, 253/350. Pencil signed with a mandarin duck seal in the lower right. 2 states. Part of a series called "Fruits." The comb in the hair signifies that the subject is a married man, of high caste...
Alessandro Mastro-Valerio, American, 1887-1953, "Morning Paper," mezzotint, print measures 9 x 6 inches on 12 1/4 x 9 1/8 inch wove type paper. Mezzotint from 1942. Pencil signed in the lower left. Presentation print of the Chicago Society of Etchers, with the blindstamp in the bottom left margin. Edition of 350. A superb impression of an intimate portrait with excellent shading.
John Taylor Arms, American, 1887-1953, "La Colegiata, Toro," etching, plate measures 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches on 10 5/8 x 14 7/8 inch watermarked laid paper. Pencil signed in the lower right and dated 1935. In the lower left: "To my dear friends Charlotte and Richard Perry, John Taylor Arms 1935." C. 1935. Catalog: Fletcher 284. Edition of 153. #12 in the Spanish Church Series. This print has a wide tonal range, with a variety of different intricate line patterns to convey shading and texture...
Agnes Miller Parker, British, 1895–1980, "Fox," wood engraving, plate measures 6 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches on 8 x 10 1/2 inch laid type paper. C. 1940. Editioned 121/250, signed and dated in pencil in the lower right, titled and editioned in pencil in the lower left. A magical and mysterious portrait of a majestic animal.
Louis Orr, American, 1879-1961, "Notre Dame de Paris," etching, plate measures 15 x 16 inches on 16 7/8 x 19 1/8 inch wove type paper. Drypoint etching from 1924. A well inked impression with incredible detail. Second State. This is a rare early pencil signed proof, prior to the Louvre publication.
Kyra Markham, American, 1891–1967, "Cherry Bloom in Brooklyn, 1937," lithograph, plate measures 13 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches on 18 x 12 3/8. Lithograph printed in 1939. Edition of 25. Pencil titled in the lower left, signed and dated in pencil in the lower right. A delightful print full of light and movement.
Anders Zorn, Swedish, 1860-1920, "Valkulla," etching, plate measures 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches on 16 1/2 x 11 1/2 inch watermarked Van Gelder Zonin laid paper. C. 1912. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plated initialed and dated in the lower left. Catalog: Hjert and Hjert 209. A rare print. This is an excellent portrayal of a pensive woman with a rich drypoint burr. Anders Zorn's artistic talents were obvious at an early age...
The frame size: 21 1/2" W x 18 1/2 " H...