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Prinsengracht in Amsterdam  -  DUPONT

Prinsengracht in Amsterdam
PIETER DUPONT
Dutch, (1870-1911)
Etching, 1895, Dupont 42, van Wisselingh 302; edition 100. 8 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a very fine, dark impression printed on a large sheet of cream wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. The plate was published by van Wisselingh, Amsterdam. This exquisite, finely detailed plate is representative of his best street scenes done in Amsterdam. In 1903, he became a professor of graphic arts at the Rijksakademie.
$1,500

Oude Kerk Tower, Amsterdam (Oude Kerkstoren te Amsterdam) -  DUPONT

Oude Kerk Tower, Amsterdam (Oude Kerkstoren te Amsterdam)
PIETER DUPONT
Dutch, (1870-1911)
Etching, 1907-08, Dupont 103, van Wisselingh 313; edition 100. 17 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, luminous impression printed on fibrous Japanese paper. The margins are substantial and possibly full. The condition is fine. This exquisite rendering of the Oude Kerk is from the collection of P.W. van Doorne (Lugt 4731). This is Amsterdam's oldest building having been founded in 1213.
$1,500

Two Bridges  -  EBY

Two Bridges
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, 1930, Giardina 149 (v/V), edition 90. 8 x 15 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a very fine impression printed on cream laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Ten impressions are cited in museum collections. This lovely panorama of New York shows the Brooklyn Bridge in the foreground and the Manhattan Bridge in the distance.
$950

Portage -  EBY

Portage
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, 1930, Giardina 155 (iii/III), edition 90. 7 5/8 x 12 3/4 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a minor wrinkle in the far edge of the left margin. The catalogue states this is a New England or Canadian scene.
$500

Driftway, Evening -  EBY

Driftway, Evening
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, 1933, Giardina 175 (ii/II), edition 100. 8 1/4 x 15 3/8 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, atmospheric impression printed on a white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. Driftway was Eby's home in Westport, Ct.
SOLD

Day's End, Driftway -  EBY

Day's End, Driftway
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching and aquatint, 1939, Giardina 196 (iii/III), edition about 100. 8 1/2 x 15 3/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, atmospheric impression printed on cream laid paper. The margins are full. The condition is very good other than for a subtle, small area of discoloration at the platemark, upper left, and a subtle, small wrinkle in the image, lower left corner. This etching depicts the artist's home in Westport, Ct.
$800

No. 1 Wall Street (New York) -  EBY

No. 1 Wall Street (New York)
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, 1930, Giardina 148 (iv/IV), edition 90. 16 x 10 3/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression printed with tone. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This well known print depicts Trinity Church in the heart of New York's financial district. No. 1 Wall Street was the former headquarters of the Irving Trust Company. Construction began in 1929 and was completed in 1931.
$750

Cow Shed -  EBY

Cow Shed
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, aquatint and sandpaper ground, 1946, Giardina 211, edition 100. 9 5/8 x 15 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with wide margins. the condition is fine apart from a soft wrinkle in the lower left margin. The scene depicted is in either Maine or Connecticut. This well crafted work was one of Eby's last prints.
$700

Light in the Woods -  EBY

Light in the Woods
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching and aquatint, 1931, Giardina 161 (iii/III); edition 100. 14 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, dramatically inked impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This well done print effectively conveys the deep woods at night. Camping scenes are uncommon in American fine prints from this 1900-1950 era.
SOLD

Night, High Island, Maine -  EBY

Night, High Island, Maine
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, 1928, Giardina 131 (vi/VI), edition 90. 12 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a very fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a rust speck in the right margin and a speck or two of foxing also in the margins. The influence of Whistler is clearly evident in this print. Eby's work is discussed in The Stamp of Whistler by Robert H. Getscher (1977), pages 278-279.
$400

The Aquarium -  GRANT

The Aquarium
GORDON GRANT
American, (1875-1962)
Lithograph, 1948, AAA 969, edition 250. 9 1/2 x 12 5/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This appealing print was published by Associated American Artists in New York.
$500

Marigolds -  HALL

Marigolds
NORMA BASSETT HALL
American, (1890-1957)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1929, Patterson 41, edition 60. 8 x 6 15/16 in. Initialed in the block with the artist's monogram. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with fresh colors. The paper is a thin Japanese. The condition is very good apart from a small tear and associated wrinkle in the lower right corner margin and the print is attached to a support sheet at the two top corners. This was certainly done early on. (There's an extremely faint suggestion of toning within an early mat opening.) According to the catalogue, this edition was probably never completed.
SOLD

Yuma, AZ -  HASSAM

Yuma, AZ
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching, 1927, Cortissoz / Clayton 287, edition unknown. 5 x 7 3/4 in. Signed, dated and titled in the plate. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins showing the tack holes along the outside edge of the sheet. This rare print helps to document the artist's travels around the country which included visits to California, Louisiana and New Mexico.
$2,400

Manhattan -  HASSAM

Manhattan
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching printed with selective plate tone, 1916, Cortissoz/Clayton 69, edition unknown. 5 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. Signed in pencil and also inscribed, "Proof selected for Mrs. Lowinson by Childe Hassam." This is a superb impression of this extremely rare view of New York. The paper is a white wove sheet which was taken from a Hebrew Bible. (Text appears along the top edge horizontally.) The margins are full with the tack holes showing along the margin edges. Fine condition. This impression also bears the stamp of Frieda Lowinson, the New York collector (not in Lugt). Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, New York. (An impression of this print is in the Deering Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago and was also printed on a similar Bible page.)
$6,800

Brooklyn Bridge -  HOOVER

Brooklyn Bridge
ELLISON HOOVER
American, (1888-1955)
Lithograph, circa 1930, edition 40. 9 1/4 x 12 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this uncommon print. The margins are wide and there's a watermark showing, MADE IN FRANCE. The condition is fine other than for a small backed tear in the top margin away from the image and a tiny loss to the upper left corner of the sheet. This is one of Hoover's finest prints.
$3,000

Revisitation -  KENT

Revisitation
ROCKWELL KENT
American, (1881-1940)
Lithograph, 1928, Burne Jones / Rightmire 22, edition 100. 8 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression printed on RIVES with full margins. The condition is fine apart from old hinges at the top corners. "This print demonstrates an interesting combination of crayon and tusche wash technique used to advantage in the sharp contrasts of early twilight, which lends a religiously mystical feeling to the work." (See Burne-Jones, pg 44.)
$1,800

Roof Tree -  KENT

Roof Tree
ROCKWELL KENT
American, (1881-1940)
Lithograph, 1928, Burne-Jones / Rightmire 21, edition 100. 11 x 14 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This large print depicts Kent's home in the Adirondacks known as Asgaard. Scholarship suggests the figure on the roof is Carl Zigrosser (1891-1975), the prominent dealer, print scholar and curator.
$2,600

Approaching Storm -  LANDECK

Approaching Storm
ARMIN LANDECK
American, (1905-1984)
Drypoint, 1937, Kraeft 65, edition 100. 9 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb early impression printed on off white wove paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from two old hinges on the verso, top corners. Provenance: M. Knoedler, New York.
$2,200

Housetops, 14th Street -  LANDECK

Housetops, 14th Street
ARMIN LANDECK
American, (1905-1984)
Drypoint and sandpaper ground, 1937, Kraeft 66, edition 100. 8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb, early impression printed on a light cream wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (Two old hinges at the top corners, verso.) This lovely, Hopperesque image was purchased at M. Knoedler & Co. in New York during the 1970s.
$2,500

Demolition No. 1 -  LANDECK

Demolition No. 1
ARMIN LANDECK
American, (1905-1984)
Drypoint, 1940, Kraeft 80, edition 100. 6 x 9 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Provenance: M. Knoedler & Co., New York.
$1,400

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