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Barques de Cabotage (còtes d'Italie) -  APPIAN

Barques de Cabotage (còtes d'Italie)
ADOLPHE APPIAN
French, (1818-1898)
Etching, 1874, Curtis et Proute 40 (i/III), edition unknown. 6 1/4 x 9 3/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate, upper left corner. This is a very fine impression of the rare first state. The margins are full and the condition is quite nice. Ex-collection: E.D. Forgues (Lugt743a).
$700

In Memorian -  ARMS

In Memorian
JOHN TAYLOR ARMS
American, (1887-1953)
Etching, 1939, Fletcher 317 (ii/II), edition 312. 14 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. Inscribed "ii" as in second state. This is as superb, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from light toning along the extreme left edge. This monumental work depicts the north portal of Chartres Cathedral.
$3,000

All Together -  BACON

All Together
PEGGY BACON
American, (1895-1987)
Drypoint, 1951, Flint 159, edition unknown. 8 7/8 x 12 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb early impression with working proof annotations by the artist in pencil on all four margins. The impression is inscribed "1st state. 1 print." The margins are slightly trimmed affecting the left and top edges of the writing. The condition is otherwise fine. This is a rare print to begin with and her working proofs rarely come on to the market.
$4,000

Post Haste -  BACON

Post Haste
PEGGY BACON
American, (1895-1987)
Drypoint, circa 1935, Flint 125, edition unknown. 55/8 x 12 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. The scene is a post office with James Farley, Postmaster General, at the far right. Several other notable politicians of the time are present. Farley became a target of criticism as the result of cancellation of airmail contracts with commercial airlines. He also had the habit of presenting specimen sheets of new stamps to high-ranking democrats.
$2,500

Strange Bird -  BARNET

Strange Bird
WILL BARNET
American, (1911-2012)
Lithograph printed on red paper, 1947, Cole 93, Szoke 94; edition 300. 10 x 13 1/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The red paper is not the least bit faded as is often the case with this print. It was printed by the artist for the Laurel Gallery portfolio # 1 which also contained prints by Joan Miro, Anne Ryan, S.W. Hayter, Walter Pach, Reginald Marsh and George Constant.
$1,400

Amiens Cathedral -  BAUER

Amiens Cathedral
MARIUS BAUER
Dutch, (1867-1932)
Etching, 1890, van Wisselingh 211, edition 100. 17 1/4 x 14 1/2 in. Signed in the plate. Initialed in pencil and also numbered. This is a superb, delicate impression of this major work by the artist. The paper is a cream wove with full margins. THe condition is very good; there's a rubbed spot in the upper right margin and a few creases into the upper right corner of the image which are barely discernible. Bauer was a prolific artist and he's best known for his oriental work. He spent time in India, Indonesia Turkey and Morocco, among other locations. He won a number of awards throughout his career.
$1,600

Frisky Day -  BENTON

Frisky Day
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1939, Fath 30, edition 250. 7 3/4 x 12 in. Signed on the stone, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full with a deckle edge on all sides. The scene depicted is south Missouri in the springtime. A painting exists of the same subject.
$3,800

The Mill -  BOTTEMA

The Mill
TJEERD BOTTEMA
Dutch, (1884-1978))
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1920-1930, edition unknown. 6 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on sturdy wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. The artist excelled in color printmaking. He lived and worked in Amsterdam, Italy, England and Belgium. He spent time at Katwijk aan Zee, the same beach town where Jan Toroop resided. He studied at the Kunstnijverheidsschool in Amsterdam from 1903-1906.
$600

After the Storm (Na de Storm) -  BOTTEMA

After the Storm (Na de Storm)
TJEERD BOTTEMA
Dutch, (1884-1978))
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1920-1930, edition unknown. 9 1/4 x 18 3/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine atmospheric impression of this large print. The margins are full. The condition is very good apart from a small waterstain in the upper margin, well away from the image, and mild foxing on the verso. The artist excelled in color printmaking. He lived and worked in Amsterdam, Italy, England and Belgium. He spent time at Katwijk aan Zee, the same beach town where Jan Toroop resided. He studied at the Kunstnijverheidsschool in Amsterdam from 1903-1906. This is an exceptional example of his work.
$1,300

Naked (Naakt) -  BRINKS

Naked (Naakt)
KUNO BRINKS
Dutch, (1908-1972)
Engraving, 1943, Kersten 111, edition unknown. 8 5/8 x 11 in. Initialed and dated in the plate. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Brinks lived in Amsterdam and studied at the Rijksakademie. He was a gifted engraver and won the 1933 Prix de Rome in this medium. In this superb print the artist cleverly merges the figure into a far reaching hilly landscape.
$800

The Little Thatched Cottages (Les Petites Chaumieres) -  BUHOT

The Little Thatched Cottages (Les Petites Chaumieres)
FELIX BUHOT
French, (1847-1898)
Etching, drypoint, aquatint, roulette, 1878, Bourcard / Goodfriend 41 (iv/IV) 4 x 5 3/8 in. Signed in the plate. Signed in pencil and also with the small owl stamp. This is a superb impression, rich in contrasts, printed on light cream laid paper. The margins appear to be full. The condition is fine. This charming little print was done in Quinéville, Normandy.
$2,000

Manhattan Old and New -  CHAMBERLAIN

Manhattan Old and New
SAMUEL CHAMBERLAIN
American, (1895-1975)
Drypoint, 1929, Chamberlain/Kingsland 81, edition 100. 8 7/8 x 7 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. The artist also titled the print in the lower margin. This is a fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a a couple of inherent paper imperfections in the sky and one tiny rust spot.
$675

A Daylight Lamp -  COPLEY

A Daylight Lamp
JOHN COPLEY
British, (1875-1950)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1909, Wright 29, edition 45. 12 x 9 3/4 in. Signed in pencil and bearing number "33". The stamp of the Senefelder Club is also present (Lugt 639). This is a fine impression with fresh, vibrant colors. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Copley excelled in both lithography and etching and the colors prints are uncommon and date among his earliest works. The Senefelder Club was founded in 1908 to revive interest in the medium. It was there that he met Ethel Gabain, also a fine printmaker, and they were married in 1913.
$950

Italian Landscape -  COROT

Italian Landscape
JEAN-BAPTISTE-CAMILLE COROT
French, (1796-1875)
Etching, 1866, Melot 7 (ii/II), edition unknown. 6 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. Signed in the plate, lower left, with the printed signature. This is a fine, lifetime impression with wide margins. The condition is quite good. This impression was published by the Société des Aquafortistes with the plate number 246 in the upper right corner. The plate was published by Cadart & Luquet and printed by Delâtre.
$1,500

A Note in Pattern # 3 -  DAHLGREEN

A Note in Pattern # 3
CHARLES W. DAHLGREEN
American, (1864-1955)
Etching and aquatint, circa 1933, edition 100. 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 in. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression of this rare print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. The paper is a light cream wove. This memorable, modernist image shows the Chrysler Motors Building at "A Century of Progress" Exhibition in Chicago, a.k.a. The 1933 World's Fair. (The building was designed by the Chicago firm of Holabird & Root.) This print is illustrated and discussed in Graphic Excursions, American Prints in Black and White from the collection of Reba and Dave Williams (see pages 141-142.) (The Smithsonian owns an impression of this print in a variant state.) For some reason this exceptional American print rarely appears for sale.
$2,500

Nos Ames, en des Gestes Lents (Our souls, in Slow Movements) -  DENIS

Nos Ames, en des Gestes Lents (Our souls, in Slow Movements)
MAURICE DENIS
French, (1870-1943)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1898, Cailler 116, edition 100. 11 5/8 x 16 in. Titled on the stone and signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with fresh, vibrant colors. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This is plate 9 from the Amour suite as published by Vollard and printed by Clot, Paris. Here we have one of the finest prints by the artist and a stellar French color print from the 1890s. This work is not always signed in pencil.
$6,000

The Brothers -  DWIGHT

The Brothers
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1928, Robinson/Pirog 25 (iii/III); edition 50. 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full with a deckle edge on all sides. According to the catalogue on page 73, "The lithograph comments on the sensational Scopes trial of 1925, which had pitted evolutionary teachings against those of religious fundamentalism." This provocative print has been widely exhibited and is listed in five museum collections.
$1,300

Hatchet Cove -  EBY

Hatchet Cove
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, aquatint and sandpaper ground, 1937, Giardina 194, edition 100. 9 x 13 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The scene depicted is near Friendship, ME. Nine impressions are cited in museum collections.
$850

Marine (with warships) -  FEININGER

Marine (with warships)
LYONEL FEININGER
American, (1871-1956)
Woodcut, 1918, Prasse W106, only three impressions known. 10 1/8 x 11 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. Inscribed "1895." This is a superb impression printed on a light gray handmade laid paper. The margins are full but slightly irregular. The condition is fine apart from two small paper tape hinges on the upper corners. This large, exceptional woodcut is extremely rare and epitomizes Feininger's best work in the medium.
PRICE ON REQUEST

Smelting (Smeltery) -  GROSS-BETTELHEIM

Smelting (Smeltery)
JOLAN GROSS-BETTELHEIM
American, (1900-1972)
Lithograph, circa 1949, edition about 25. 17 1/2 x 14 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression of this large, rare print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. There's just a faint suggestion of toning along the extreme outer edges of the sheet. The artist was born in Hungary and lived and worked in the United States from the 1930s-1950s. She was active with the WPA. We've located an impression in Grinnell College art collection (Falconer Gallery) with the title Smeltery.
$3,900

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