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The Dutch Door -  HASSAM

The Dutch Door
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching, 1915, Cortissoz/Clayton 49, edition unknown. 8 3/8 x 10 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, luminous impression of this exemplary American impressionist print. The margins are full. The condition is good apart from professionally reinforced splits along the plate mark on two sides, and, one repaired split from the upper right corner to the margin edge. The scene is the Bush- Holly House at Cos Cob, Ct. The model here is Miss Helen Burke. This structure was built in 1730 and is a National Historic Landmark. It was the center of activity for Connecticut's first Artist Colony.
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The Lion Gardiner House, Easthampton -  HASSAM

The Lion Gardiner House, Easthampton
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching, 1920, Cortissoz/Clayton 159, edition unknown. 9 15/16 x 14 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right. Signed in pencil and with "imp." just below the image. This is a superb, luminous impression of this iconic American impressionist print. The paper is a white wove and the margins are substantial measuring about 1" on all sides. This large and important etching is found in many museum collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Carnegie Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art and others.
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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 on three sides. (The top margin is cropped a bit.) And, there's a tiny reinforced loss on the left margin edge. Born in Canada, Heaslip was interested in art and aviation from an early age. He joined the Royal Flying Corps and served in WWI. He later moved to New York and studied printmaking and painting at the Art Students League. Heaslip was also an illustrator.
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Les Petites Machines à Ecrire (The Little Typewriters) -  HERMANN-PAUL

Les Petites Machines à Ecrire (The Little Typewriters)
RENE GEORGES HERMANN-PAUL
French, (1864-1940)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1896, Johnson 64, not in BN-IFF, edition 100. 12 x 8 3/4 in. Initialed on the stone. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. Fine condition apart from minor toning in the upper left sheet corner. This print was published by Ambrose Vollard for his Album des Peintres-Gravures. The artist focused on social and political commentary and this early work has a Nabis like quality to it.
$3,500

Penitente Prayer -  KLOSS

Penitente Prayer
GENE KLOSS
American, (1903-1996)
Drypoint and aquatint, 1937, Sanchez 349, edition 25. 11 x 14 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The tonalities in the sky are beautifully rendered evoking an intensely spiritual image. The condition is fine apart from a minor soft wrinkle in the extreme upper left corner of the margin. This is an early, uncommon print. According to Phillips Kloss, "prayer was the humble aspect of the Penitente rituals..." (See page 32 of Gene Kloss Etchings (1981).
$2,500

Restaurant -  LANDECK

Restaurant
ARMIN LANDECK
American, (1905-1984)
Engraving, 1951, Kraeft 109, edition 100. 12 x 15 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a very fine impression with full margins. The paper is a sturdy white wove and the condition is excellent.
$1,500

Building a Babylon, Tudor City, N.Y. -  LEWIS

Building a Babylon, Tudor City, N.Y.
MARTIN LEWIS
American, (1881-1962)
Drypoint, 1929, McCarron 76, edition 84. 12 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a superb, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Tudor City was completed in 1928 as a middle class housing project and became a historic district in 1988. The location is 40th to 43rd Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues. As McCarron aptly states on page 140 of the catalogue raisonné, "The dripping stains on the embankment were possibly influenced by another print, Charles Meryon's 'La Morgue, Paris,' of 1854. Lewis included Meryon among the etchers he admired..."
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Arch, Midnight -  LEWIS

Arch, Midnight
MARTIN LEWIS
American, (1881-1962)
Drypoint, 1930, McCarron 84, edition 99 plus 12 trial proofs. 8 x 11 1/2 in. Signed in the plate lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a superb, dark impression with full margins. The condition is fine with the printed surface pristine without any blemishes. According to McCarron, a possible source of inspiration for this print is L'Arche du Pont, Notre Dame, by Charles Meryon.
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Snow on the El -  LEWIS

Snow on the El
MARTIN LEWIS
American, (1881-1962)
Drypoint and sand ground, 1931, McCarron 95, edition 49 including 5 trial proofs. 14 x 9 in. Signed in the plate. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a superb, atmospheric impression of this great American print from the 1930s. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. The location depicted here is 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue in New York City.
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Stoops in Snow -  LEWIS

Stoops in Snow
MARTIN LEWIS
American, (1881-1962)
Drypoint and sand ground, 1930, McCarron 89 (ii/II); edition 115. 10 x 15 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, atmospheric impression with full margins printed on a subtle, slightly bluish paper. The condition is fine apart from a subtle soft crease in the lower left corner margin. This, along with Snow on the El, are among the finest snow scenes created by the artist. This was a very popular print as the edition was virtually sold out during Lewis's lifetime.
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Les Rochers Rouges, or, La Mer à Camaret -  LUCE

Les Rochers Rouges, or, La Mer à Camaret
MAXIMILIEN LUCE
French, (1858-1941)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1895, I.F.F 16, edition about 60. 12 1/4 x 17 3/8 in. Signed in blue pencil in the lower right. This is a superb impression printed on chine applique. The margins are full. The condition is fine. This colorful, engaging print was published by Gustave Pellet and bears his ink stamp in the lower right. (See Lugt 1190). The print also bears his initials (See Lugt 1194) and he numbered the print as well. Luce was friendly with Pissarro and Signac.
$3,500

July 4, 1936 -  MARKHAM

July 4, 1936
KYRA MARKHAM
American, (1891-1967)
Lithograph, 1936, edition 25 16 x 12 3/4 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this exceptional American print from the 1930s. The condition is very good apart from two old hinges at the top corners, verso, and a few subtle spots of foxing on the back of the sheet. Markham excelled in lithography and painting. She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and was active in the WPA program. She produced 40 dioramas for the 1939 New York World's Fair in the Hall of Inventions.
$9,875

Pavonia Avenue -  MARSH

Pavonia Avenue
REGINALD MARSH
American, (1898-1954)
Etching and engraving, 1928, Sasowsky 55 (vi/VI), highest known impression is 19. 7 x 10 7/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed and numbered "10/50" in pencil. This is a superb impression of this uncommon print. The margins are probably full and the condition is fine. As stated in the Sasowsky catalogue, page 52 under the section called Printing, "Therefore, when impressions numbered 18/50, 19/50, 20/50, 21/50 remained in Marsh's estate, it was concluded that Marsh actually printed twenty-one impressions of the proposed edition of 50." (This information applies to many of his prints.)
$4,000

Fantasy, A Group of figures -  MESQUITA

Fantasy, A Group of figures
SAMUEL JESSURUN DE MESQUITA
Dutch, (1868-1944)
Etching, 1927, Van Es D121, edition 15. 6 x 9 3/4 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. this is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. 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 often 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; Diverse Figures -  MESQUITA

Fantasy; Diverse Figures
SAMUEL JESSURUN DE MESQUITA
Dutch, (1868-1944)
Etching, 1927, van Es D120, edition 15. 3 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition with full margins. 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.
$1,300

Wrestlers -  MURPHY

Wrestlers
JOHN J. A. MURPHY
American, (1888-1968)
Woodcut, circa 1924-31, Cole 158, edition less than 75. 11 1/8 x 14 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is very good apart from some light toning in the outer edges on the sheet.Murphy was born in Boston and studied at the Museum school. He alsos studied in Londonwith Noel Rooke and exhibited his work at the Leicester Gallery and the Keppel Gallery in New York. He was maried to fellow artist, Cecil Buller. This is one of his best prints, along with Sprinters.
$3,500

Sprinters -  MURPHY

Sprinters
JOHN J. A. MURPHY
American, (1888-1968)
Woodcut, circa 1924-31, Cole 155, edition less than 75. 11 1/8 x 13 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Murphy's woodcuts are quite distinctive and this is considered by many to be his finest work. Sylvan Cole Gallery held an important retrospective of Murphy's work in 1990. The artist exhibited with the Leicester Gallery, London, while he was alive as well as with Frederick Keppel in New York. This print is illustrated on page 102 of Master Prints of Five Centuries; The Alan and Marianne Schwartz Collection (1991).
$3,500

Making the Engine -  NEVINSON

Making the Engine
CHRISTOPER R.W. NEVINSON
British, (1889-1946))
Lithograph, 1917, Black 16, edition 200 signed and 100 unsigned impressions. 16 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This powerful image was part of a series of six prints called Britain's Efforts and Ideals: Making Aircraft. This was first exhibited at the Fine Art Society, London and received a very positive response. This series was Nevinson's first commission upon being appointed an official war artist in 1917.
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Bleeding Heart -  PATTERSON

Bleeding Heart
MARGARET PATTERSON
American, (1867-1950)
Woodcut printed in colors, circa 1925, Bakker 93, intended edition of 100. 10 x 7 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with probably full margins. The condition is very good apart from and old strip of tape across the top edge of the sheet verso, and a couple of tiny pieces of the same on the bottom edge, verso.
$5,800

Figures -  QUEST

Figures
CHARLES QUEST
American, (1904-1993)
Wood engraving, 1948, edition 25. 12 x 9 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is very good apart from two old hinges at the top of the sheet. Quest grew up in St. Louis and studied at the Washington University School of Fine Arts. he later taught there from from 1944 to 1971. His work is represented in numerous museums including the British Museum, Philadelphia Museum, MOMA and the Metropolitan Museum. This is a fine example of his work.
$750

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