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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

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

Some Scenes of Parisian Life (Quelques Aspects de la Vie de Paris) (Couverture) -  BONNARD

Some Scenes of Parisian Life (Quelques Aspects de la Vie de Paris) (Couverture)
PIERRE BONNARD
French, (1867-1947)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1899, Bouvet 58, edition 100. 16 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. Signed on the stone at bottom. This is a fine impression printed on thin china paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine apart from minor toning at the extreme edges of the sheet. (This is the title page image for Bonnard's most famous series of color lithographs. The series of twelve prints was published by Vollard in Paris. They were printed by the artist with the assistance of Auguste Clot.
$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

Cover for the Amour Suite (Coverture pour la suite Amour) -  DENIS

Cover for the Amour Suite (Coverture pour la suite Amour)
MAURICE DENIS
French, (1870-1943)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1898-1899, Cailler 107, edition 100. 20 3/4 x 16 in. Signed on the stone. Signed in pencil lower right. This is a fine impression printed on china paper with wide if not full margins. This important series by Denis was published by Vollard in 1899 and printed by Auguste Clot in Paris. Color variations exist of this and other Denis images.
$3,800

Four Ash Trees, Rhijnauwen (Vier essen, Rhijnauwen) -  DONKER

Four Ash Trees, Rhijnauwen (Vier essen, Rhijnauwen)
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching, 1976, Rijksmuseum CD 75-8, edition 50. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression of the fifth and final state. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This is a stellar landscape etching by the artist.
$950

The Arsenal-Central Park -  HASSAM

The Arsenal-Central Park
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching, 1932, Cortissoz/Clayton 354, edition unknown. 11 1/2 x 6 3/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right. Signed in pencil and inscribed, "proof selected for Mrs. Lowinson by Childe Hassam." Here we have a fine impression of this very rare print. The margins are small but appear to be full. The condition is very good other then for two small brown paper hinges at the top and a small, subtle smudge or stain below the signature. The Arsenal Building is one of two buildings to predate Central Park. It's located on 64th Street off of Fifth Avenue. It was built between 1847 and 1851. Mrs. Lowinson was a major collector of Hassam's work and her stamp is on the verso (not in Lugt).
$2,800

The Old Mumford House -  HASSAM

The Old Mumford House
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching, 1926, Cortissoz-Clayton 264, edition unknown. 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed in pencil. This is fine, luminous impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There's a trace of an old adhesive at the top corners from earlier hinges.) The scene of this charming print is Easthampton, NY. Provenance: M. Knoedler & Co., NY.
$4,500

Cat with a Frog -  HAVERKAMP-MACHWIRTH

Cat with a Frog
JOHANNA G. HAVERKAMP-MACHWIRTH
Dutch, (1874-1945)
Lithograph, 1929, edition 60. 16 3/8 x 12 3/4 in. Signed and dated on the stone, lower right. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression on ivory wove paper. The margins are apparently full. The condition is fine apart from two mdest printing creases in the lower margin, outside of the image. She was married to G. C. Haverkamp, a Dutch artist also on this site. As a painter and lithographer, she lived and worked in Utrecht, Zwolle, and the Hague. She was remarkably skilled and her ability to draw was exceptional.
$750

Diogenes -  HAVERKAMP-MACHWIRTH

Diogenes
JOHANNA G. HAVERKAMP-MACHWIRTH
Dutch, (1874-1945)
Lithograph, 1928, edition 60. 10 7/8 x 15 in. Signed and dated on the stone, lower left. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on an ivory wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. She was married to G. C. Haverkamp, a Dutch artist also on this site. As a painter and lithographer, she lived and worked in Utrecht, Zwolle, and the Hague. She was remarkably skilled and her ability to draw was exceptional.
$700

Fast Mail -  KUHLER

Fast Mail
OTTO KUHLER
American, (1894-1977)
Etching, 1923, edition 30. 6 x 8 in. Signed in pencil and also inscribed "ed. 30" This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Born in Germany, Kuhler came to the United States in 1922. He was a skilled draughtsman, railroad designer and etcher and it was Joseph Pennell who encouraged him to take up printmaking.
$750

Forest Girl -  LANDACRE

Forest Girl
PAUL LANDACRE
American, (1893-1963)
Wood engraving, 1933-36, Lehman page 63, edition perhaps 200. 8 1/2 x 6 in. Signed in the block, lower center, initialed in the block, lower right, and dated in the block lower left. This is a superb impression on white wove paper with full margins. Excellent condition. This impression is signed in pencil but is not from the first numbered edition of sixty. In 1933, Landacre added his copyright symbol and this was for the edition of 150-200 for the American Artists Group print editions. These impressions are normally not signed in pencil. However, the artist would occasionally sign a few of these at a slightly extra cost. That is what we have here.
SOLD

Fantasy; Evil Speaking Females (Fantasie: kwaadsprekende vrouwtjes? -  MESQUITA

Fantasy; Evil Speaking Females (Fantasie: kwaadsprekende vrouwtjes?
SAMUEL JESSURUN DE MESQUITA
Dutch, (1868-1944)
Etching, 1927, van Es D119, edition 15. 9 1/16 x 5 7/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression printed with plate tone. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from faint light toning within an earlier mat opening. The catalogue cites two known impressions. This is a nice example of Mesquita's "sensitivic" caricature etching style which began about 1910 and lasted until 1940. He produced these works in small editions and they were done primarily for fun but they also have mystical and religious overtones and are ripe with social commentary. They are unique in the history of Dutch art and are an important aspect of Mesquita's graphic work.
$1,400

Fantasy; Various figures with a profile facing right... (Fantasie; diverse figuren, links ein profiel naar rechts...) -  MESQUITA

Fantasy; Various figures with a profile facing right... (Fantasie; diverse figuren, links ein profiel naar rechts...)
SAMUEL JESSURUN DE MESQUITA
Dutch, (1868-1944)
Etching, 1924, van Es D 098, edition unknown. 6 x 9 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression of this rare print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. There are six known impression but the total printed is unknown.
$1,400

Fantasy; Square Presentation left above a large profile... (Fantasie; vierkante voorstelling, linksboven...) -  MESQUITA

Fantasy; Square Presentation left above a large profile... (Fantasie; vierkante voorstelling, linksboven...)
SAMUEL JESSURUN DE MESQUITA
Dutch, (1868-1944)
Etching, 1921, van Es D102, edition unknown. 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. Signed in pencil and also inscribed as a proof (proef)from 1921 in the lower right margin. This is a superb impression printed on a cream wove paper. The margins are probably full but uneven. The catalogue by van Es is not sure about the date but it does say 1924 or before. Only four known impressions are cited.
SOLD

Fantasy; Four Heads... (Fantassy; vier koppen...) -  MESQUITA

Fantasy; Four Heads... (Fantassy; vier koppen...)
SAMUEL JESSURUN DE MESQUITA
Dutch, (1868-1944)
Drypoint, circa 1935, van Es D141, edition unknown. 8 1/8 x 9 1/2 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression of this very rare print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. The catalogue by van Es states there is only one known impression of this compelling "sensitivic" drypoint. For most of his prints, the editions are small and many works were destroyed when his studio was ransacked by the Nazis. His life, and that of his wife, Elisabeth, ended in Auschwitz.
$1,400

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