Frank Duveneck prints for sale

American, 1848-1919

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Laguna, Venice -  DUVENECK

Laguna, Venice
Etching, 1880, Poole 11, edition 40. 7 15/16 x 13 1/2 in. Initialed in the plate, lower right. Signed in pencil, lower left. This is a very fine impression printed with light plate tone. The margins appear to be full and the condition is excellent. This very rare print was published by Robert Dunthorne, London, in an edition of 40 under the the title "View of Shipping from the Riva." Twenty-five impressions were signed and fifteen were unsigned. The printer was Frederick Goulding. This stellar print is illustrated and discussed in the Stamp of Whistler by Robert Getscher (1977), (entry 88), pages 154-155. The Doge's Palace and the Campanile of St. Mark's are shown in the background. Provenance: Hirschl & Adler, New York (See their catalogue, The American Image (1982), entry # 27.)

Portrait of Lady Colin Campbell -  DUVENECK

Portrait of Lady Colin Campbell
Drypoint, 1880, Poole 7; final state (first proof); edition unknown. 9 1/8 x 6 3/16 in. Unsigned but inscribed by Duveneck in pencil, "first proof." This is a superb impression printed with tone on off-white laid paper with a partial VAN GELDER watermark. The margins are wide with the four corners showing thinning and damage of various sorts from an early non-archival mount. This "final state" impression is cited in the 1938 Poole article from the Print Collector's quarterly, which is to-date the only published catalogue on Duveneck's etchings. (The Cincinnati Art Museum owns an earlier trial proof formerly owned by Otto Bacher as well as a pencil sketch of the subject.) Our impression is from the Murray Seasongood collection (Cincinnati) and it also bears the stamp, verso, of A. Voigtlander-Tetzner, Lugt 196a. He was a Frankfurt art dealer and collector. Lady Colin Campbell (1857-1911) was prominent in European literary and artistic circles and was friendly with Whistler, George Bernard Shaw and "exchanged insults" with Oscar Wilde. There's a wonderful painting of her by Boldini which is now in the National Gallery, London. This print is extremely rare and it shows a distinctive, painterly dimension to Duveneck's graphic art.

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