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Salinas River - California -  FLETCHER

Salinas River - California
FRANK MORLEY FLETCHER
British/American, (1866-1949)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1927-28, edition 100. 12 3/4 x 16 7/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is good. (There are three small areas touched in with gouache(?), almost certainly by the artist, and faint traces of soiling in the water.) The importance of Fletcher both in England and later in America cannot be overstated. His seminal publication, Wood-Block Printing, published in 1916, had a lasting impact on many printmakers who explored the color woodcut medium. He came to America in 1923 and settled in Santa Barbara where he taught at the Santa Barbara School of Art. He became a naturalized citizen in 1926. This large print is an iconic arts and crafts California woodcut.
$10,000

Olympus (new York) -  GEERLINGS

Olympus (new York)
GERALD GEERLINGS
American, (1897-1998)
Drypoint, 1929, Czestochowski 7 (iv/IV), edition 100. 9 x 5 7/8 in. Signed, titled and dated in pencil. This is an especially fine, rich impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Twenty-six impressions are cited in museum collections in the catalogue raisonné.
$2,500

National Horse Show  (Madison Square Garden) -  GOLINKIN

National Horse Show (Madison Square Garden)
JOSEPH W. GOLINKIN
American, (1896-1977)
Lithograph, 1938, edition 200. 15 1/4 x 19 5/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This New York artist was also in the Navy and achieved the rank of Read Admiral. (He resigned from the Navy in 1922 to pursue his art career and was reactivated in 1938.) He produced many large scale lithographs of New York sporting events which are quite well done. George Miller printed his work.
$950

The Quay -  GRIGGS

The Quay
FREDERICK L. GRIGGS
British, (1876-1938)
Etching, 1916, Comstock 15 (iii/III), edition 40. 6 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is good other than for old hinges at the top corners and the trace of a vertical center crease in the image. There were two proofs printed of the first state and twenty of the second.
$750

Mirror of the Goddess -  HASKELL

Mirror of the Goddess
ERNEST HASKELL
American, (1876-1925)
Etching, 1920, Pousette-Dart pg. 31, (ii/II) edition 100 plus 5 impressions in the first state. 9 x 11 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate on the bottom. This is a fine impression on cream Japanese paper. The margins are wide. The condition is very good apart from old hinges at the top corners, verso, and a soft crease in the bottom margin.
$750

Magic Carpet -  HEASLIP

Magic Carpet
WILLIAM HEASLIP
American, (1898-1970)
Etching and aquatint, probably 1930s, edition 100. 11 7/8 x 15 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a superb, rich impression with full margins. The condition is fine other than for a very faint suggestion of toning within an old mat opening. Born in Canada, Heaslip was interested in art and aviation at an early age. He joined the Royal Flying Corps and served in WWI. He later moved to New Yok and studied printmaking and painting at the Art Students League. He was also an illustrator.
$750

Airport -  HEASLIP

Airport
WILLIAM HEASLIP
American, (1898-1970)
Etching and aquatint, probably 1930s, edition 100. 11 7/8 x 15 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine other than for an extremely faint suggestion of toning within an old mat opening. Born in Canada, Heaslip was interested in art and aviation at an early age. He joined the Royal Flying Corps and served in WWI. He later moved to New Yok and studied printmaking and painting at the Art Students League. Heaslip was also an illustrator.
SOLD

Pasture Gate -  KENT

Pasture Gate
ROCKWELL KENT
American, (1881-1940)
Lithograph, 1928, Burne Jones / Rightmire 26, edition 110. 10 5/8 x 7 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This print was published by Weyhe Gallery and printed by George Miller. It was based on a drawing of the artist's first wife, Kathleen Whiting Kent. Pasture Gate is listed in multiple museum collections.
$1,250

The Canal -  KIRKPATRICK

The Canal
ETHEL KIRKPATRICK
British, (1866-1941)
Woodcut printed in colors, possibly from 1926, edition unknown, perhaps 30-50 impressions. 8 5/8 x 13 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. Kirkpatrick was born in Dublin and studied at the South Kensington Academy of Art in London. She originally trained as a watercolor painter but making woodcuts became her primary interest. For many years she lived at Cowes, Isle of Wright, and maintained a studio there.
$900

Grand Central Staion -  KUHLER

Grand Central Staion
OTTO KUHLER
American, (1894-1977)
Etching, 1927, Kennedy Galleries 26, edition 50. 14 3/8 x 9 in. Signed and titled in pencil. this is a superb, richly inked impression of this uncommon print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. On the left side are the flags of the former Hotel Belmont which was a destination hotel for foreign ambassadors and other dignitaries.
$2,600

Mutter mit Kind (Mother and Child) -  LAAGE

Mutter mit Kind (Mother and Child)
WILHELM LAAGE
German, (1868-1930)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1908, Hagenlocher 83 (ii/II), edition unknown. 13 3/4 x 10 1/16 in. Initialed and dated in the block. Signed, dated and dedicated in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on cream VAN GELDER watermarked paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from just a faint suggestion of light toning within an earlier mat opening. Laage was born in Hamburg and began his printmaking career in 1896. He lived in Paris for many months beginning in 1900 and participated in exhibitions in Vienna and Dresden. He became friendly with Kandinsky, Hans Neumann and Karl Hofer as they exhibited together. Gustave Schiefler published the first catalogue of his woodcuts in 1912 and an article was written about Laage by ER Weiss for Ver Sacrum. Laage is best know for his woodcuts and they range from decidedly expressionist in style to a more realistic approach tinged with stoicism, as seen here. This large, impressive woodcut is one of his most captivating works.
$1,800

Le Bal Bullier -  LABOUREUR

Le Bal Bullier
JEAN-EMILE LABOUREUR
French, (1877-1943)
Woodcut, 1898, Laboureur 579, edition 61. 8 3/4 x 11 3/8 in. Signed in the block, lower left, with his monogram. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a very fine impression printed on laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent other than for a tiny repaired tear in the lower margin. This stellar woodcut was exhibited at the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in the spring of 1898. It's illustrated and discussed on page 139 of The Artistic Revival of the Woodcut in France 1850-1900 (1984) by Jacquelyn Baas and Richard Field. Bal Bullier was a ballroom in Paris created by François Bullier in the mid 19th century and it was open until 1940. (Note: the catalogue states an edition of sixty-one impressions but all the numbering we have seen is from an edition of sixty, as here.)
$4,000

Modernist City Scene -  LALLEMAND

Modernist City Scene
ALEX LALLEMAND
Belgian, (1892-1963)
Linocut (or woodcut), 1920s-1930s, edition probably about 50. 10 5/8 x 5 7/8 in. Signed in pencil and inscribed "epreuve d'artiste." This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. Lallemand, working in Brussels, produced many of these modernist blockprints focusing on imaginary urban scenes.
$450

Cod Fishing -  LEIGHTON

Cod Fishing
CLARE LEIGHTON
American, (1899-1989)
Wood engraving, 1949-50, BPL 613, edition 50. 9 1/2 in. in diameter. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a very good impression printed on thin Japan paper. The margins are full. Very good condition apart from a trace of an old adhesive along the outer left margin edge, verso. This is one of Leighton's twelve woodcut designs for New England industries which were also made into Wedgewood plates.
ON HOLD

Mending Nets (Provincetown) -  LOZOWICK

Mending Nets (Provincetown)
LOUIS LOZOWICK
American, (1893-1973)
Lithograph, 1950, Flint 232, edition only 15. 13 1/16 x 7 1/2 in. Signed on the stone with the monogram, lower left. Signed and titled "Provincetown" in pencil. Here we have a fine impression in excellent condition. The margins are full. Lozowick produced very few lithographs of Provincetown; two from 1950 and a couple from 1967.
$1,500

Edinburgh Tenements -  LUMSDEN

Edinburgh Tenements
ERNEST S. LUMSDEN
British, (1883-1948)
Etching, 1934, Lumsden 333, edition 10. 13 x 8 1/2 in. Signed in pencil and inscribed "7". This is a fine impression of this rare, late work. The margins are full and the condition is fine other then for faint staining and toning along the edges of the sheet, verso. Lumsden's book, The Art of Etching, is a landmark publication first issued in 1925. It's been a starting point for many British print enthusiasts over the years.
SOLD

Tennis Players (Joueuses de Tennis) -  LUNOIS

Tennis Players (Joueuses de Tennis)
ALEXANDRE LUNOIS
French, (1863-1916)
Lithograph printed in colors, circa 1895-1900, edition probably 100. 15 x 19 7/8 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with fresh, vibrant colors. The paper is a thin Japanese and the margins are full. The condition is fine. Lunois excelled in the medium of color lithography and he produced some of the best work in France during the fin de siècle era.
$1,800

New York Harbour -  MCBEY

New York Harbour
JAMES MCBEY
Scottish, (1883-1959)
Etching, 1941, Hardie/Carter 279, edition 65 plus 19 trial proofs. 10 1/4 x 15 in. Signed, titled and dated in the plate. Signed and numbered in ink. Here we have a fine impression with probably the full margins. The condition is also fine. This is one of McBey's best views of New York as pictured from Brooklyn across the East River.
$1,650

La Tour de l'Horloge (The Clock Tower) -  MERYON

La Tour de l'Horloge (The Clock Tower)
CHARLES MERYON
French, (1821-1868)
Etching with engraving, 1852 and later, Schneiderman 23 (iv/X), Delteil-Wright iv/X); edition unknown. 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. Initialed in the plate, upper right. This is a superb, luminous impression on cream laid paper with the watermark "D & C BLAUW." The margins are good measuring about 3/4" on all sides. The condition is fine other than for a tiny, imperceptible pinhole/paper imperfection in the smoke between the clock tower and the first turret. This stellar impression is from the collection of Sir Francis Seymour Haden (Lugt 3938) with his pencil initials on front of the sheet, lower right. Delteil-Wright notes that Haden purchased a fifth state impression from Delâtre for the Victoria & Albert Museum in December, 1860.
$7,500

Standard Oil Building (New York) -  PENNELL

Standard Oil Building (New York)
JOSEPH PENNELL
American, (1857-1926)
Etching, 1923, Wuerth 817, edition probably 50. 12 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, dramatic impression printed on old laid paper. The margin are full and the condition is very good. (There's a subtle irregular stain in the left margin which could have been there when he printed the impression.) There are ink smudges in the margins from the printing process, so very typical of Pennell's working method. The Standard Oil Building is at 26 Broadway in the financial district.
$950

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