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A Mayfair Backwater -  ANDERSON

A Mayfair Backwater
STANLEY ANDERSON
British, (1884-1966)
Drypoint, 1930, Meyrick/Heuser 190 (ii/II), edition 62. 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. Signed in the plate. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine. "During the interwar years, the bohemian atmosphere of Shepherd Market in the London district of Mayfair proved irresistible to emerging artists and writers." (Meryick pg. 194). This print was published by Colnaghi in London and a watercolor was done of the same subject.
$800

Pan in Fulham -  ANDERSON

Pan in Fulham
STANLEY ANDERSON
British, (1884-1966)
Engraving, 1932, Meyrick & Heuser 203 (iv/IV), edition 50. 7 3/8 x 5 9/16 in. Initialed in the plate on the left. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression in fine condition. The margins are full. According to the catalogue raisonné, only 10-14 impressions were printed from the intended edition of 50. The plate was lost when Anderson's studio was bombed in 1941.
$750

Hot Chestnuts -  ANDERSON

Hot Chestnuts
STANLEY ANDERSON
British, (1884-1966)
Engraving, 1933, Meyrick & Heuser 207 (iv/IV), edition 50. 6 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. Initialed in the plate, lower center. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This tour de force of engraving is typical of Anderson's command of the medium.
$750

The Dancer (Anais) -  BROCKHURST

The Dancer (Anais)
GERALD BROCKHURST
British/American, (1890-1978)
Etching , 1925, Fletcher 52 (vii/VII), edition 107. 9 1/4 x 5 3/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression on WHATMAN watermarked paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. The model for this print is Anais Folin, the artist's first wife.
$1,000

Country Neighbors (Les Voisins de Campagne) -  BUHOT

Country Neighbors (Les Voisins de Campagne)
FELIX BUHOT
French, (1847-1898)
Etching, drypoint and aquatint, 1879-80, Bourcard-Goodfriend 148 (vi/VII), edition unknown. 5 1/4 x 7 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed in the lower right with the small red owl stamp (Lugt 978). This is a fine impression printed on cream laid paper without a watermark. The margins are full. The condition is good apart from a skillfully repaired split in the image in the lower left. This is certainly the most charming of Buhot's prints. (Subsequently discovered by Goodfriend, there's a new state which is this one, now the sixth state, showing a cat in the border at the left. The final state is now the seventh which is the cancelled state of the plate.)
SOLD

Squid Under Pier -  CITRON

Squid Under Pier
MINNA CITRON
American, (1896-1991)
Etching and engraving printed in color, 1949, edition 50. 15 x 17 7/8 in. Signed, dated, titled and with the following inscription, "2 color plates etch & engr, ed. 50." This is a very fine impression of this large and important work which Citron produced at Atelier 17. The margins are wide and the condition is very good. (There's a faint suggestion of toning within on old mat opening and soiling here in there in the margins and on the verso.) This print was included in Pursuit of Abstraction, American Prints 1930-1950, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1986); is illustrated and discussed in, A Spectrum of Innovation, Color in American Printmaking 1890-1960, pp. 182-183, by David Acton (1990); and was exhibited at the Susan Teller Gallery (this impression) in their exhibition, Sue Fuller and the New York Atelier 17, in 2004. Impressions are found in the Art Institute of Chicago, MOMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Fogg Art Museum, among others.
$3,000

Rainy Day, New York -  COHN

Rainy Day, New York
MAX ARTHUR COHN
American, (1903-1998)
Screenprint, circa 1940, edition unknown. 8 3/4 x 13 1/8 in. Signed in ink within the image, lower left. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full and untrimmed. Cohn studied at the Art Students League and was active in the New York WPA program. He co-authored a book in 1942 entitled, Silk Screen Stenciling as a Fine Art, which has an introduction by Rockwell Kent. Cohn is credited with teaching Andy Warhol how to make silkscreens at his art studio in New York during the 1950s.
$1,500

View from Palomar -  DEHNER

View from Palomar
DOROTHY DEHNER
American, (1901-1994)
Engraving, 1959, edition 55. 13 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression printed with tone. The margins are full and the condition is fine. After her marriage to David Smith ended, Dehner began teaching after getting a degree in 1952 and renewed her acquaintance with Stanley Hayter at Atelier 17. She began to work in sculpture in 1957 and this 1950s period is when she made her most successful abstract prints. Her work is illustrated and discussed in: Paths to the Press, Printmaking and American Women Artists, 1910-1960, by Elizabeth Seaton et al.(2006), pages 118-119, and in David Acton's 2001 publication, The Stamp of Impulse, Abstract Expressionist Prints, pages 124-125. Ex collection: James Heald.
SOLD

The People v. The Bridge -  DEHNER

The People v. The Bridge
DOROTHY DEHNER
American, (1901-1994)
Engraving, 1959, edition 35. 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This exceptional work is representative of her engraving style from the 1950s. Her stellar work is illustrated and discussed in: Paths to the Press, Printmaking and American Women Artists, 1910-1960, by Elizabeth Seaton, et al.(2006), pages 118-119, and in David Acton's 2001 publication, The Stamp of Impulse, Abstract Expressionist Prints, pages 124-125. In addition, Dehner's prints are included in the British Museum's landmark publication, The American Scene, Prints from Hopper to Pollock, by Stephen Coppel (2008), pages 254-255. Ex-collection: James Heald.
$3,500

Hilly Landscape in l'Ardèche 4 (Heuvellandschap in de Ardèche 4) -  DONKER

Hilly Landscape in l'Ardèche 4 (Heuvellandschap in de Ardèche 4)
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching, 1976-77, CD 77-3, edition at least 11. 5 5/8 x 8 3/8 in. Titled in the plate, lower right. Signed and numbered "9" in pencil. This is a fine impression printed with light plate tone. The margins are full and the condition is fine. The catalogue lists an impression numbered "10" but the total printing is unknown and presumably small. Ardèche is in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of south central France.
$750

View in the Ardèche (Vergezicht in de Ardèche) -  DONKER

View in the Ardèche (Vergezicht in de Ardèche)
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching with aquatint, 1976-77, CD 77-8 ((ii/II); edition unknown. 4 x 7 1/2 in. Signed and inscribed in pencil, "proefdruk." This is a fine proof impression of this mysterious, experimental plate. The margins are full and the condition is fine. Donker spent time in this mountainous region of France during the period 1976-1977.
$650

Water Well in High Trees (Waterput bij hoge Bomen) -  DONKER

Water Well in High Trees (Waterput bij hoge Bomen)
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching, 1978, CD 77-26(ii/II); edition 20. 8 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. Signed and dated in pencil. this is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full. The scene depicted here is Rhijnauwen in Holland, not far from Utrecht.
$875

Prinsengracht in Amsterdam  -  DUPONT

Prinsengracht in Amsterdam
PIETER DUPONT
Dutch, (1870-1911)
Etching, 1895, Dupont 42, van Wisselingh 302; edition 100. 8 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a very fine, dark impression printed on a large sheet of cream wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. The plate was published by van Wisselingh, Amsterdam. This exquisite, finely detailed plate is representative of his best street scenes done in Amsterdam. In 1903, he became a professor of graphic arts at the Rijksakademie.
$1,500

Oude Kerk Tower, Amsterdam (Oude Kerkstoren te Amsterdam) -  DUPONT

Oude Kerk Tower, Amsterdam (Oude Kerkstoren te Amsterdam)
PIETER DUPONT
Dutch, (1870-1911)
Etching, 1907-08, Dupont 103, van Wisselingh 313; edition 100. 17 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, luminous impression printed on fibrous Japanese paper. The margins are substantial and possibly full. The condition is fine. This exquisite rendering of the Oude Kerk is from the collection of P.W. van Doorne (Lugt 4731). This is Amsterdam's oldest building having been founded in 1213.
$1,500

Dusk (Staten Island) -  DWIGHT

Dusk (Staten Island)
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1929, Robinson / Pirog 39 (ii/II), edition 100. 13 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine. The edition was printed by George Miller in New York. Eight impressions are listed in museum collections. In the artist's own words, "But I have always been peculiarly susceptible to the magic of twilight." (see Robinson / Pirog, pg. 85.)
$2,500

The Ocean, Coney Island -  DWIGHT

The Ocean, Coney Island
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1928, Robinson / Pirog 35, edition 50. 8 3/4 x 10 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a very fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from subtle rippling in the lower margin area and a little at the top. The edition was printed by George Miller in New York and five impressions are cited in museum collections.
$2,500

Self-Portrait -  DWIGHT

Self-Portrait
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1932, Robinson / Pirog 64, edition 50. 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition with a deckle edge showing on all sides. The margins are full. The edition was printed by George Miller. The catalogue lists thirteen impressions in museum collections. This engaging work was done at he age of fifty-seven and shows her working on a lithographic stone.
SOLD

Book Auction -  DWIGHT

Book Auction
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1932, Robinson / Pirog 63, edition 40. 7 3/8 x 8 1/2 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression with full margins. The condition is fine other than for a modest amount of toning in the extreme lower left edge of the sheet. The edition was printed by George Miller. The subject of this print is the auction of the library of the Marquess of Lothian held at the Anderson Galleries in New York in 1932. Dwight did a sketch on site which provided the basis for the lithograph.
$1,600

Nova Scotia -  DWIGHT

Nova Scotia
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1935, Robinson / Pirog 77, edition 40. 9 7/8 x 12 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here is a fine impression with full margins showing a deckle edge on all sides. The condition is fine other than for a little toning in the left margin well away from the image. According to the catalogue raisonné, Dwight visited Nova Scotia as a guest of Erhard Weyhe and his family.
$1,200

The Survivor, Staten Island -  DWIGHT

The Survivor, Staten Island
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1929, Robinson / Pirog 40, edition 40. 10 x 13 3/4 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. The edition was printed by George Miller in New York and three impressions are cited in museum collections. This compelling image provides a glimpse of the dramatic changes to the American urban landscape during the first half of the twentieth century.
$2,500

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