Recent Acquisitions

Pages: < back [ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 ] next >

Owl with Dragonflies -  RICH

Owl with Dragonflies
ANDREA RICH
American, (b. 1954)
Woodcut printed in colors, 2015, edition 30. 16 1/8 x 16 in. Signed in the block with the artist's monogram. Signed, titled, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent.
$550

The Châtelet, Vitre -  ROSENBERG

The Châtelet, Vitre
LOUIS ROSENBERG
American, (1890-1983)
Etching, 1924, edition probably 100. 7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. Title in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine apart from small old paper hinges at the top corners. Rosenberg was born in Portland, OR and studied architecture at MIT along with Samuel Chamberlain and John Taylor Arms.
$275

La Badia, Florence -  ROSENBERG

La Badia, Florence
LOUIS ROSENBERG
American, (1890-1983)
Drypoint, 1926, edition probably 100. 6 1/2 x 8 in. Initialed and dated in the plate. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine, rich impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from old paper hinges at the top corners. This church and abbey was founded in 978.
$250

Riverside Church, New York -  ROTH

Riverside Church, New York
ERNEST ROTH
American, (1879-1964)
Etching, 1930, edition 90. 14 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on a fine antique laid paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine other than for three French custom stamps on the top margin away from the image. Dedicated in 1930, this majestic church was conceived by John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
$750

Le Cerisier de la Plante-à-Biau (The Cherry Tree at La Plante-à-Biau) -  ROUSSEAU

Le Cerisier de la Plante-à-Biau (The Cherry Tree at La Plante-à-Biau)
THEODORE ROUSSEAU
French, (1812-1867)
Cliché-verre , 1855, Melot R5, only state. edition 150. 9 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This is one of forty cliché-verre plates acquired from Bouasse-Lebel including works by Corot, Daubigny, Delacroix, Millet and Rousseau. They were acquired by by the firm of Sagot-Le Garrec and published in 1921. Each impression, as with this one, bears the stamp of Sagot-Le Garrec (Lugt 1766a) and is numbered. (Our impression is signed in pencil with, "Essai" ('trial proof'). Early, lifetime impressions of these works are nearly impossible to fine. This a especially fine example of one of only six graphic works by Rousseau, two of which were the cliché-verre glass plate process.
$1,400

The Red Mug -  ROYDS

The Red Mug
MABEL ROYDS
British, (1874-1941)
Woodcut printed in colors, undated (1920s-1930s), Barton 57, small edition. 5 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. Signed in red-orange pencil. This is a very fine impression with substantial margins. The condition is fine apart from traces of old hinges at the top of the sheet. This lovely print is rich with embossing (gaufrage). Royds' prints are consistently well-crafted and inspired. She produced about twenty floral block prints in all and they remain fresh and appealing to this day.
$800

Conference -  RUTKA

Conference
DOROTHY RUTKA
American, (1907-1985)
Softground etching and aquatint, about 1936-40, edition probably about 25. 9 x 7 1/4 in. Signed, titled and numbered "23" in pencil. Here we have a fine, dark impression printed on wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This impression bears the stamp "Federal Art Project." Rutka was from Michigan and studied at the Cleveland School of Art. She graduated in 1929 and joined the Cleveland WPA in 1936. An impression of this print is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
SOLD

Brooklyn Heights Esplanade -  SHOKLER

Brooklyn Heights Esplanade
HARRY SHOKLER
American, (1896-1978)
Screenprint, 1951, edition unknown. 10 x 15 1/2 in. Signed and dated in ink in the image. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression of this memorable, panoramic view of New York. This is a fine impression with full margins. Fine condition. Shokler was born in Cincinnati and he eventually moved to New York to study and then teach. He was an early advocate of the screenprint as an artistic medium and he was president of the National Serigraph Society. He was also a WPA artist and taught at the Brooklyn Museum of Art School.
$950

Theater # 1 -  SKINNER

Theater # 1
CLARA SKINNER
American, (1902-1976)
Wood engraving, 1933-34, edition about 25. 10 x 14 in. Signed and titled in pencil. Here we have a fine impression printed on a thin, cream Japanese paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from four spots of an old adhesive showing in the four corners of the margins. Born in Chicago, Skinner studied at the Art Students League and was active with the WPA program. This work is included in The Federal Art Project: American Prints from the 1930s, published by the University of Michigan Museum of Art (1985),pg 177. This print is also located at the National Gallery and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others. The original WPA label accompanies the print.
$1,300

The Street Hawkers -  SKOLFIELD

The Street Hawkers
RAYMOND SKOLFIELD
American, (1909-1966)
Lithograph, 1935-36, edition about 25. 9 7/8 x 14 in. Signed on the stone, lower right. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with what appears to be the full, untrimmed sheet. The condition is very good other than for a slight trace of a mat line from an early mount and some old adhesive on the verso edges on four sides. Skolfield was a Maine artist who studied at the Art Students League with Guy Pene DuBois, among others. He was active in the NY WPA program and this print is included as part of that effort. (This impression does not have the stamp.) Street Hawkers is found at the Smithsonian, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, among others.
$900

Jewelry Store Window -  SLOAN

Jewelry Store Window
JOHN SLOAN
American, (1871- 1951)
Etching, 1906, Morse 140 (ii/II), edition 100. 5 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed, titled, numbered "100 proofs," in pencil. Also, signed by the printer, Peter Platt. This is a fine impression on a thin cream Japanese paper. The sheet is full with tack holes showing all around the edge of the margins. Fine condition.
$1,500

Fashions of the Past -  SLOAN

Fashions of the Past
JOHN SLOAN
American, (1871- 1951)
Etching, 1926, Morse 224, (vi/VI); edition 100. 8 x 10 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This impression was printed by Ernest Roth and is so inscribed. Here we have a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine. According to an inscription on an early proof, the artist wrote the storefront is Lord and Taylor in New York.
$3,200

Hell Hole -  SLOAN

Hell Hole
JOHN SLOAN
American, (1871- 1951)
Etching and drypoint, 1917, Morse 186 (ii/II), edition 110. 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This impression was printed by Ernest Roth and is so inscribed in the bottom margin. This was the back room of Wallace's at Sixth Avenue and West Fourth Street and was a gathering place for artists and writers, among others. Eugene O'Neill is identified as the man in the upper right corner. This print won a gold medal at the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition, Philadelphia, in 1926.
$2,600

Ascension to the Light (Opgang naar het Licht) -  STRUBE

Ascension to the Light (Opgang naar het Licht)
JAN STRUBE
Dutch, (1892-1985)
Lithograph, 1934, edition perhaps 100. 7 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered "10" in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full. Strube was an outstanding draughtsman and he was a natural as a lithographer. His work is intensely realistic and often his imagery borders on the surreal. He was a member of "Arti et Amicitiae" (Amsterdam) and there was an exhibition of his work in Breda in 1942. His work is included in the Rijksprentenkabinet. This impression bears an ink stamp in the lower right which is probably a printer's stamp or a collector's stamp.
$550

The Milliner, Renée Vert (La Modiste, Renée Vert) -  TOULOUSE-LAUTREC

The Milliner, Renée Vert (La Modiste, Renée Vert)
HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
French, (1864-1901)
Brush and splatter lithograph printed in colors, 1893, Delteil 13, Adhémar 17, Wittrock 4; a proof of the second state with the text removed. 17 x 11 1/2 in. Signed on the stone with the printed monogram. This is a fine impression with probably the full margins. The colors are fresh. The condition is very good apart from four small subtle wrinkles at the corners from earlier hinges, verso. There's a slight crease in the lower right corner just barely affecting the printed area. This is a trial proof aside from the edition of fifty in this state. Wittrock knew of two such impressions as we have here. Renée Vert was also a fashion designer and married to the painter, Joseph Albert. They were good friends of Lautrec.
$3,500

Pica and his Family -  TUNNICLIFFE

Pica and his Family
CHARLES TUNNICLIFFE
British, (1901-1979)
Wood engraving, 1937, Meyrick 408, edition on Japanese paper. 6 x 4 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine rich impression with full margins. There's some discoloration in the right corner margin. This print was published in "The Sky's Their Highway," by Kenneth Williamson. This print was included in Fine Prints of the Year for 1938.
$600

Farmers Festival in Limburg -  VAN DEN BERG

Farmers Festival in Limburg
WILLEM VAN DEN BERG
Dutch, (1886-1970)
Lithograph, undated (1920s-1930s), edition unknown. 8 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. Signed in pencil. here we have a fine impression of this entertaining print. The margins are full and the condition is very good other than for a few soft wrinkles mostly in the margins.Van den Berg was also a fine painter and studied at the Academie voor Beeldende Kunst in the Hague. In Amsterdam later on, he taught at the National Academy of Fine Arts (Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten). The influence of Breughel is often found in his work as seen here.
$550

Brothel Scene -  WARD

Brothel Scene
LYND WARD
American, (1905-1985)
Wood engraving, 1929, edition unknown. 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on thin Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is very good other than for two soft creases in the lower right corner; one touching the image. This engaging print is an illustration for Madman's Drum, one of Ward's novels without words, this one published in 1930.
$450

The Little Pool -  WHISTLER

The Little Pool
JAMES A. MCNEILL WHISTLER
American, (1834-1903)
Etching and drypoint, 1861, Glasgow catalogue 79 (ix/IX), Kennedy 74 (viii/IX); 76 impressions cited in Glasgow. 4 x 5 in. Signed and dated in the plate. This is a fine impression with modest margins. There's a trace of old paper tape along the top edge, verso. This plate was included in the Thames Set and was published as such in this, the ninth state. This impression is a duplicate from the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, and bears their stamp on the verso.
$1,200

Unemployed -  WIGGINS

Unemployed
GEORGE WIGGINS
American, (1907-1982)
Lithograph, circa 1935, edition 15. 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. Signed on the stone. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a very fine impression with wide and probably the full margins. The condition is excellent. Wiggins was active in the 1930s-1940s and specialized in lithography. There are four of his prints in the collection of the National Gallery including this one.
SOLD

Pages: < back [ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 ] next >

top of page


William P. Carl Fine Prints

P.O. Box 14688, Durham, NC 27709
TEL: (919) 294-8228 - CELL: (413) 221-2383
E-mail: WPCARL@aol.com