Felix Buhot drypoints for sale

French, 1847-1898

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(A Woman with Swans) La Dame aux Cygnes -  BUHOT

(A Woman with Swans) La Dame aux Cygnes
Drypoint, etching, aquatint and roulette, 1879, Bourcard / Goodfriend 44 (iii/III), edition unknown. 5 1/8 x 7 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed with the artists' red owl stamp (Lugt 977) and also signed and inscribed in pencil, "épreuve d'artiste, Felix Buhot." This is a superb impression printed on parchment which is uncommon in Buhot prints. The margins are wide. The print was mounted decades ago to a sturdy, thin paper board, possibly by the dealer who sold it; Harlow, Keppel & Co., Fifth Avenue, New York. Their label describes this impression as "an extremely fine proof." Signed impressions are rare.
$3,500

Environs de Gravesend - Souvenir de la Tamise -  BUHOT

Environs de Gravesend - Souvenir de la Tamise
Etching, drypoint, aquatint and roulette, circa 1880-81, Bourcard-Goodfriend 157 (vi/VIII). 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. Signed with the large red owl stamp (Lugt 977), lower left. Signed in pencil. and also inscribed "epreuve d'essai; etat intermediaire." A fine, atmospheric impression on japan paper. Full margins. Very good condition.
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L'Hiver à Paris ou la Neige à Paris (Winter in Paris or Snow in Paris) -  BUHOT

L'Hiver à Paris ou la Neige à Paris (Winter in Paris or Snow in Paris)
Etching, drypoint and aquatint, 1879, Bourcard/Goodfriend 128 (ix/IX); edition unknown. 9 3/8 x 13 3/4 in. Signed in pencil and also signed in the lower right with the artist's red owl stamp. This is a superb impression printed on china paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This fine work is common but it is rarely if ever signed in pencil. It was published in L'Art in a large edition so the best and most interesting impressions can be often overlooked.
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L'Orage (The Storm) -  BUHOT

L'Orage (The Storm)
Etching, drypoint and roulette, circa 1879, Bourcard-Goodfriend 145 (iii/VII), edition unknown. 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. Signed in the plate twice in the lower left. Signed in pencil below the image. Here we have a superb, luminous impression printed on cream laid paper. The margins are wide and probably full. The condition is excellent. This print relates to a painting by Constable as well as a David Lucas mezzotint of the same subject.
$1,500

La Falaise - Baie de Saint Malo (The Cliff - Bay at Saint Malo) -  BUHOT

La Falaise - Baie de Saint Malo (The Cliff - Bay at Saint Malo)
Etching, drypoint, aquatint, and roulette over heliogravure, 1890, Bourcard/Goodfriend 165 (v/VI), edition unknown. 9 x 11 5/8 in. Unsigned in the plate, but with the artist's large red owl stamp in the lower left. This is a fine, dark impression printed on sturdy cream wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This image was based on a watercolor by Buhot's father-in-law, Henry Johnston. Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, NY.
$2,500

La Falaise - Baie de Saint-Malo -  BUHOT

La Falaise - Baie de Saint-Malo
Etching, drypoint, aquatint, roulette, 1886-1890, Bourcard-Goodfriend 165. 11 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. The central image (state v/vi) is printed from one plate and the margins (state iii/III) from another. A superb, rich impression with wide margins. Printed in two colors, this important 19th century landscape print exemplifies Buhot as a creative master of his craft. In very good condition other than a small tear in the right margin well apart from the plate mark. With the artist's large red owl stamp, lower left.
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La Falaise - Baie de Saint-Malo -  BUHOT

La Falaise - Baie de Saint-Malo
Etching, drypoint, aquatint, roulette, 1886-1890, Bourcard-Goodfriend 165 11 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. Signed with the artist's large red owl stamp in the lower left part of the image. This is a stellar, rich impression printed in two tones of ink on a white wove paper. The margins are wide. The condition is very good apart from fold marks showing along the top and bottom margin; the bottom folds are fairly close to the platemark but not very noticeable. The central image (state v/VI) is printed from one plate and the border (iii/III) from another. This is one of the iconic 19th century French landscape etchings.
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La Fête Nationale au Boulevard Clichy -  BUHOT

La Fête Nationale au Boulevard Clichy
Etching, drypoint and aquatint, 1878, Bourcard-Goodfriend 127 (vii/VIII), edition unknown. 12 5/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed with the artist's red owl stamp in the image. This is a fine impression printed on sturdy wove paper. The margins are wide and probably full. The condition is fine other than for a small repaired tear in the left margin, well away from the image.
$3,000

La Place des Martyrs et la Taverne du Bagne -  BUHOT

La Place des Martyrs et la Taverne du Bagne
Etching, drypoint, aquatint and roulette, 1885, Bourcard-Goodfriend 163 (iii/III), edition unknown. 13 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. Signed in the image with the artist's red owl stamp. This is an especially fine, luminous impression selectively inked to create dramatic lighting effects in the windows of the tavern. The paper is a VAN GELDER watermarked, cream laid paper with full margins. The condition is excellent. Ex-collection: Alfred Barrion (1842-1903), Lugt 76 (this ink stamp is somewhat faint.)
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La Place des Martyrs et la Taverne du Bagne (Paris) -  BUHOT

La Place des Martyrs et la Taverne du Bagne (Paris)
Etching, drypoint, aquatint and roulette, 1885, Bourcard-Goodfriend 163 (iii/III), edition unknown. 13 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. Signed in the image with the artist's red owl stamp. Signed in pencil and also inscribed "épreuve d'artiste." This is a superb, luminous impression selectively inked to create unusually dramatic lighting effects throughout the composition. The margins are full and the paper is a fine, fairly heavy sheet of laid watermarked HG HALLETT paper. The condition is excellent. Pencil signed impressions of this major Buhot print are uncommon.
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La Place Pigalle in 1878 -  BUHOT

La Place Pigalle in 1878
Etching, aquatint and drypoint, 1878, Bourcard-Goodfriend 129, (vi/VI), edition unknown. 9 1/2 x 13 1/8 in. Signed in pencil by the artist and with the following notations in his hand, "epreuve d'artiste" and "Etat non termine." There is also a pencil dedication. This is a very fine impression with substantial margins. The condition is very good other than a slight darkening in the outer margins from a previous mat. A major work.
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Les Petites Chaumières (The Small Cottages) -  BUHOT

Les Petites Chaumières (The Small Cottages)
Etching, drypoint, aquatint and roulette, 1878, Bourcard-Goodfriend 149 (iv/IV), edition unknown. 4 x 5 1/2 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed with the large red owl stamp below (Lugt 977). This is a very fine impression printed on a sturdy cream Japanese paper. The margins are wide and probably full. The condition is excellent. The location of this print is Quinéville, Normandy.
$1,650

The Cabstand ('Une Matinee d'Hiver au quai de l'Hotel Dieu') -  BUHOT

The Cabstand ('Une Matinee d'Hiver au quai de l'Hotel Dieu')
Etching, drypoint and roulette, 1876, Bourcard-Goodfriend 123 (v/XV). Signed in the plate. A fine impression of this published state. Printed on chine applique.
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The Cabstand (Une Matinée d'Hiver au Quai de l'Hôtel-Dieu) -  BUHOT

The Cabstand (Une Matinée d'Hiver au Quai de l'Hôtel-Dieu)
Etching, drypoint and traces of aquatint and roulette, 1876, Bourcard-Goodfriend 123 (xi/XV), edition unknown. 9 3/8 x 12 9/16 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed with the large red owl stamp in the lower right (Lugt 977). Signed on the verso at the top with another red stamp. Also, this print is signed in pencil and has the following inscription by the artist, "Epreuve d'essai du 2e Etat, après... marges... et avant la planche coupée (that word crossed out and instead) rognée." This is a superb impression of this rare, highly desirable state with the sketches along the bottom of the plate. The paper is a medium weight, cream-colored Japanese and the margins are wide measuring about 1 1/2 to 1 3/4" all around. The condition is excellent. This is the finest example of the Cabstand we have offered in many years. Pencil signed impressions are rare.
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The Cabstand (Une Matinée d'Hiver au Quai de l'Hôtel-Dieu) -  BUHOT

The Cabstand (Une Matinée d'Hiver au Quai de l'Hôtel-Dieu)
Etching, drypoint and traces of aquatint and roulette, 1876, Bourcard-Goodfriend 123 (x/XV), edition unknown. 9 3/8 x 12 9/16 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. This a fine, luminous impression printed with a nicely modulated plate tone throughout. The margins are wide (2 1/2") and probably full and the paper bears a VAN GELDER watermark. The condition is excellent other than for a small repaired tear in the lower right margin, well away from the image. This iconic 19th century French etching is shown here in a desirable state and impression, without the extreme dark murkiness of some of the impressions printed. Buhot's large red owl stamp (Lugt 977) shows along the platemark on the left side.
$5,000

Un Debarquement en Angleterre (Disembarking in England) -  BUHOT

Un Debarquement en Angleterre (Disembarking in England)
Etching, drypoint and aquatint, 1879, Bourcard-Goodfriend 130 (v/V); edition unknown. 12 5/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate and with the red owl stamp stamp below (Lugt 977). This is a very fine, atmospheric impression with full margins. The paper is a cream-colored Japanese and apart from the remains of discreet older hinges, the condition is fine. This exemplary work has all the elements of a great Buhot; composition, detail, atmosphere and his unique pictorial imagery.
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Un Debarquement en Angleterre (Disembarking in England) -  BUHOT

Un Debarquement en Angleterre (Disembarking in England)
Etching, drypoint and aquatint, 1879, Bourcard-Goodfriend 130 (v/V), edition unknown. 12 5/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed, titled and dated in the plate; also, bearing the large red owl stamp below (Lugt 977). This is a superb, atmospheric impression printed with rich plate tone. The margins are wide and the condition is fine. (There's just a subtle trace of old tape adhesive at the top of the sheet, verso.) This exemplary work has all the elements of a great Buhot print; a striking composition, detail, atmosphere and his unique pictorial imagery.
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Un Grain å Trouville (A Storm at Trouville) -  BUHOT

Un Grain å Trouville (A Storm at Trouville)
Etching, drypoint and aquatint, 1874, Bourcard/Goodfriend 122 (vi/VII), edition unknown. 6 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed in pencil and also inscribed, "épreuve d'artiste." This is a superb, richly inked impression of this Boudin-like subject. Printed on a cream-colored, Japanese paper, the margins are quite wide and the condition is very good. (There's ever so slight toning within a previous mat opening.) The artist's small, red owl stamp is seen in the lower left corner of the image.
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Une Jetée en Angleterre (A Pier in England) -  BUHOT

Une Jetée en Angleterre (A Pier in England)
Etching, drypoint and roulette, 1879, Bourcard-Goodfriend 132 (v/VIII), edition unknown. 11 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. Initialed in the plate, lower right. Signed with the large red owl stamp (Lugt 977) below the image. This is a superb impression printed on china paper. The margins are wide and probably full. The condition is fine other than for a suggestion of discoloration in the upper right corner, verso, from an early hinge. This print exemplifies Buhot's interest in the effects of weather and how that can be explored by way of inventive intaglio techniques.
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Westminster Bridge (or Westminster Clock Tower) -  BUHOT

Westminster Bridge (or Westminster Clock Tower)
Etching, drypoint, aquatint and roulette, 1884, Bourcard-Goodfriend 156 vi/VIII 11 3/8 x 15 3/4 in. Signed with the artist's large red owl stamp, lower center. This is a fine, luminous impression printed in black and brown on a thin cream laid paper. The condition is excellent other than a small part of the lower left corner margin corner is missing. This is a large and exemplary work and compliments Westminster Palace which we also currently have available.
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Westminster Palace -  BUHOT

Westminster Palace
Etching and drypoint, 1884, Bourcard / Goodfriend 155 (iv/VII), edition unknown. 11 3/8 x 15 3/4 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed in pencil "F.B." and also with the artist's red owl stamp. (Lugt 977) This superb, luminous impression is also inscribed by the artist, "épreuve d'essai du 4e état après la planche coupée et avant le retouche du ciel." ('Proof of the fourth state after the plate was cut but before the reworking of the sky.') The condition is fine and the margins are wide and probably untrimmed. This large and impressive work is here seen in a stellar impression.
$4,500


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