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Marché aux Légumes, à Pontoise (Vegetable Market, Pontoise) -  PISSARRO

Marché aux Légumes, à Pontoise (Vegetable Market, Pontoise)
CAMILLE PISSARRO
French, (1830-1903)
Etching snd aquatint, 1891, Delteil/Cailac 97 (ii/II), edition 500. 10 x 8 in. Unsigned. This is a very good impression with wide margins. The condition is quite good apart from three very small spots of discoloration in the margins. This is from the edition of 500 which was published in the first edition of the Loys Delteil catalogue raisonné on Pissarro. The plate was steel faced for this 1923 printing.
$2,400

Boogie Woogie -  RACKLEY

Boogie Woogie
MILDRED RACKLEY
American, (1906-1992)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1940, edition 25. 5 x 6 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with rich colors. The paper is Japanese and there's a paper imperfection or small repair on the right side, outside of the image. Rackley was born in New Mexico and studied at the University of Texas and also in Germany. Her married name was Simon and she eventually settled in California. She moved to New York in 1935 and became active in the WPA program.
$1,750

Jumping Jives -  RACKLEY

Jumping Jives
MILDRED RACKLEY
American, (1906-1992)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1940, edition unknown. 5 x 6 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This impression bears the New York City WPA Art Project stamp. Here we have a color and state variation for the print "Boogie Woogie", also shown on this site. The title is also different. We don't know if this is part of the edition of 25 or from a separate WPA edition which is usually about that number of impressions. The impression is rich and the condition is good other than for spots of foxing in the lower margin well away from the image. These are the full margins.
$1,750

Boogie Woogie -  RACKLEY

Boogie Woogie
MILDRED RACKLEY
American, (1906-1992)
Woodcut printed in colors, circa 1940, edition probably about 25. 6 x 5 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with vibrant colors. The paper is a thin Japanese with full margins. The condition is good part from foxing in the margins, mostly in the lower right corner. This impression bears the New York City WPA Art Project stamp.
SOLD

San Franciso '34 Waterfront Strike -  REFREGIER

San Franciso '34 Waterfront Strike
ANTON REFREGIER
American, (1905-1975)
Screenprint, 1949, edition 75. 11 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. Signed in the image, upper right. Signed and numbered in ink. The title is printed as part of the silkscreen process in the lower left. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a soft cease on the right side just outside of the image and two other creases of minor consequence, outside of the image. This print replicates one of his murals for the Rincon Post Office in San Francisco. Refregier came to New York from Moscow and studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. He was active with the WPA project and lived in Woodstock, NY during this period and beyond. He died in Moscow at the age of 75.
$4,000

Sailboats -  RONNEBECK

Sailboats
ARNOLD RONNEBECK
American, (1885-1947)
Pencil on paper, 1936, unique 15 x 11 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This fine drawing was done in Colorado and relates to a print called "Grand Lake, Colorado," from 1932. The condition is very good other than for old hinges at the corners and minor toning along the edges of the sheet.
$1,500

Industrial Series #1 -  SHEELER

Industrial Series #1
CHARLES SHEELER
American, (1883-1965)
Lithograph, 1928, Bryce/Troyen 5, edition about 25. 8 1/8 x 11 in. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression of this extremely scarce print. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from tiny losses at the top corners from earlier hinges. This iconic American print is cited in eleven museum collections.
SOLD

The Green Hat (Le Chapeau Vert) -  VALLOTTON

The Green Hat (Le Chapeau Vert)
FéLIX VALLOTTON
French, (1865-1925)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1896, Vallotton/Goerg 54, edition 100. 15 x 10 1/4 in. Initialed on the stone. Signed and numbered in blue crayon in the lower right corner. This is a fine impression printed on china paper. The margins are wide and probably full. The condition is very good apart from a skilful repair in the upper right corner of the sheet and a small repaired split in the lower right corner of the sheet. Both of these issues are well away from the image. This beautiful print appeared in the album "Etudes de Femmes" with a cover designed by Vallotton and including works by Toulouse-Lautrec, Hermann-Paul and others.
$3,500

Fish (Sturgeon?) -  VELDHEER

Fish (Sturgeon?)
JACOBUS G. VELDHEER
Dutch, (1866-1954)
Woodcut, 1916, edition unknown but small. 19 1/4 x 15 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. Numbered and dated as follows, "No.6 (12-1916)" This is a fine luminous impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This stellar woodcut shows the influence of Japanese prints which were exhibited in Europe at the time. The artist was friends with Theo van Hoytema and he produced a woodcut portrait of Theo which we currently have available.
ON HOLD

Pike or Sturgeon -  VELDHEER

Pike or Sturgeon
JACOBUS G. VELDHEER
Dutch, (1866-1954)
Woodcut printed in blue, circa 1915, edition unknown 11 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. Signed in pencil. This is a very good impression of this rare print. This is a thin Japanese paper and the margins are full. The condition is very good other than for minor marginal discoloration and traces of the blue ink in the margins. This work exists in color variations.
$2,000

Seymour Standing under a Tree -  WHISTLER

Seymour Standing under a Tree
JAMES A. MCNEILL WHISTLER
American, (1834-1903)
Etching and drypoint, 1858-1959, Glasgow 30 (ii/III), Kennedy 31 (ii/III); edition unknown. 5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. Signed in the plate. This is a fine, early impression of the second state of three printed on cream laid paper. The margins are wide and probably full. The condition is also fine apart from a suggestion of toning in the mid margin area from an early mat. This early print is described by Katharine Lochnan as, "Whistler's first landscape etching." (See: The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler, Yale University Press, 1984; page 69.) The online Glasgow catalogue cites only 29 known impressions from this plate. (In the third state the legs have been redrawn to be closer together.)
$2,800

La Vieille au Loques (The Old Rag Woman) -  WHISTLER

La Vieille au Loques (The Old Rag Woman)
JAMES A. MCNEILL WHISTLER
American, (1834-1903)
Etching and drypoint, 1858, Glasgow 27 (iii/IV), Kennedy 21 (ii/III); edition unknown. 8 1/16 x 5 3/4 in. Signed in the plate, lower right, and along the bottom, Imp. Delatre, Rue St. Jacques 171. This is a very fine, lifetime impression printed with plate tone on a thin China paper. The margins are wide and the condition is very good. (There's a skillful and barely noticeable repaired split in the upper left margin which goes to the image but not within. The same split extends slight along the platemark.) This early work was published in this state as part of the French Set. This was a popular print during Whistler's lifetime and that interest continues to this day.
$2,800

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