Albert Besnard, French, 1849-1934, Etching, "La Mere Malade", image size: 7 11/16 x 11 5/8 inches, 1891, 2nd state, ed. 1/12, cat. Delteil 90
Joseph Pennell, American, 1857-1926, "Eleusis: The Pavement of the Temple". This is a gorgeous original lithograph of ancient Greek ruins by Joseph Pennell, from his series "In the Land of Temples", based on his travels through Greece and Italy. The image size is 16 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches, published in 1913 in a very small edition of 50, printed on a watermarked wove type paper, pencil signed...
Heinrich Vogeler, German, 1872-1942, "Death and the Old", etching, image size measures 5 1/2 x 3 inches, plate measures 6 5/8 x 4 1/4 inches, on laid 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inch paper. A haunting image with interesting linework. C 1896. Catalog: Rief 11, Wohl 11d (von f). An early impression. Pencil signed in the lower right with the word "Worpswede," the artist's colony that he was a part of.
John Henry Twachtman, American, 1853-1902, etching, "Women on the Quay", image size 4 x 5 1/16 inches, 1885, JHT monogram in plate l.l.
Lovis Corinth, German, 1858-1925, "Entfuhrung," etching, image size 5 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches, 1894, cat: Schwarz-7, pencil signed. Corinth began his career studying at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich and went on to study under Bouguereau at the Academie Julian in Paris. He later returned to Germany and became a member and eventually president of the Berlin "Sezession." Corinth is best known for his prints and paintings of figures and portraits.
John Stockton deMartelly, 1877-1947, American, "Ride-a-Cock-Horse," Lithograph, image size 9 1/4 x 12 1/8 inches, 1940, AAA edition, cat. Zink-56, pencil signed.
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...
Stow Wengenroth, American, 1906-1978, "Coast Guard," lithograph, plate measures 10 x 13 inches on 13 x 16 inch wove type paper. From October of 1934. The subject is a scene from Rockport, Mass. Edition of 32. Catalog: Stuckey 44. Pencil editioned in the lower left and signed in the lower right. An intense print with bold contrast and dramatic lighting.
Mary Nimmo Moran, American, 1842-1899, "Tween the Gloaming and the Mirk, When the Kye Came Hame". This is a rare pencil signed impression by Mary Nimmo Moran, etching, roulette and mezzotint, image size 7 3/8 x 11 3/8 inches, 1883, plate signed and dated, pencil signed. A beautiful impression in sepia ink with ample margins. Mary Nimmo Moran was one of the leading women etchers of the late 19th century, and along with her husband, Thomas Moran was at the forefront of the etching revival...
Joseph Pennell, American, 1857-1926, etching, "New York, from Brooklyn Bridge", image size 11 x 8 3/8 in, 1908, signed and inscribed "JoPennell imp" in pencil, edition of about 150 (Wuerth, 490)
Nicholas Dorigny, European, 1657-1746, Engraving after Zampeire from the fresco in the church of St. Andrew della Valle at Rome, "Saint Luke", image size: 22 3/4 x 17 1/2 inches, plate size: 24 3/8 x 17 3/4 inches, Prov. JW Randal: 2528
Stow Wengenroth, American, 1906-1978, "Long Cove". n atmospheric scene of Rockport, Massachusetts, this is one of Wengenroth's early lithographs, published in 1935 in a small edition of 50 impressions. The image size is 7 7/8 x 12 1/4 inches, cat: Stuckey-51, pencil signed. Stow Wengenroth was one of the preeminent lithographers of 20th century America, known for his atmospheric, incredibly detailed images of the New England landscape and coastline...
William Lee Hankey, British, 1869-1952, "the Summer Moon," Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 12 x 9 7/8 inches, c. 1920, edition of 25 in black and white, 75 in color, cat: Hardie-21, pencil signed.
Arthur J. T. Briscoe, British, 1873-1943, "Caulkins". Etching, image size 7 x 11 3/8 inches, 1928, edition of 75, hand signed and numbered in ink. Briscoe studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing, becoming one of the most prominent British marine artists of the 20th century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat...
Louis Auguste Mathieu Legrand, French, 1863-1951, "Le Première Leçon", image size measures 14 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches on 18 x 12 inch wove type paper. Plate signed in the lower right of the picture, faint pencil signature in the lower right of paper. Plate titled in the lower right. C. 1893. Etching, aquatint, and drypoint. From his "Les Petits Du Ballet" series...
Jacob Matham, European, 1571-1631, Engraving after Goltzius, "Saint Mary Magdalen Penitent", First state, image size: 10 1/8 x 7 3/8 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, J W Randall collection #1953
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Joseph Hirsch, American, 1910-1981, Lithograph, "The Hecklers", 1943, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists,image size,10X15 1/4 inches, printed by George Miller, pencil signed
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Frank Benson, American, 1862-1951, "Here They Come!". This is a fantastic original etching with drypoint by by American sporting artist Frank Benson. The image size is 13 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches, published in an edition of 150 in 1928, cat: Ordeman-278, pencil signed. Frank Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began the sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known...