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Stockholm -  ARMS

Stockholm
JOHN TAYLOR ARMS
American, (1887-1953)
Etching, 1940, Fletcher 346 (iii/III); edition 395. 7 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. Signed and dated in pencil. Inscribed "III" for the third state. This is a superb, luminous impression printed on a light cream laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine other than for a modest little smudge in the lower left margin area. This print won multiple prizes from 1941-48.
$1,500

Haunted House -  BACON

Haunted House
PEGGY BACON
American, (1895-1987)
Drypoint, 1940, Flint 134, edition 250. 7 x 4 15/16 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine other than for the old hinges and two very minor printing wrinkles in the upper left and lower left corner margins extending away from the plate corners.
$900

Lady Artist -  BACON

Lady Artist
PEGGY BACON
American, (1895-1987)
Drypoint, 1925, Flint 58, edition unknown. 6 x 4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. (There are tack holes along the sheet edges as we often see with Hassam's etchings. The prints were tacked to a wall after printing to keep them flat when drying.) This charming self portrait is listed in eight museum collections.
$1,800

Intimacy (Intimité) -  BESNARD

Intimacy (Intimité)
ALBERT BESNARD
French, (1849-1934)
Etching, 1889, Godefroy 89, edition unknown. 7 x 9 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, luminous impression printed on laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Here Besnard depicts an endearing interior with two people seated before a fireplace. There is only one state recorded for this uncommon print.
$1,400

Dogs (Les Chiens) -  BONNARD

Dogs (Les Chiens)
PIERRE BONNARD
French, (1867-1947)
Lithograph, 1893, Bouvet 25, edition 100. 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression in excellent condition. The margins are full. There were an additional twenty impressions on Japanese paper. This stellar work was reproduced in "L'Escarmouche," No. 5, December 10, 1893. "Bonnard's picture of stray dogs disporting themselves is one of his most skillful creations of high caricature, and it brings to mind not only the dazzling energy of Daumier but also Manet's best work in black and white..." (See page 121 of Pierre Bonnard, The Graphic Art, by Colta Ives, et al. (1989). The influence of Japanese printmaking is certainly evident here with the flat composition.
$4,000

Young Woman in Black Stockings (Jeune Femme aux bas Noirs) -  BONNARD

Young Woman in Black Stockings (Jeune Femme aux bas Noirs)
PIERRE BONNARD
French, (1867-1947)
Lithograph, 1893, Bouvet 27, edition 100. 11 1/2 x 5 in. Signed in the image with the artist's monogram. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression in excellent condition. The margins are full. This vibrant print was reproduced in "L'Escarmouche," No.2, January 14, 1894. (There were twenty additional impressions on Japanese paper.) This print also goes by the title, "Dans l'intimité," ('In Private') and is illustrated and discussed on pages 152-153 of Pierre Bonnard, The Graphic Art (1989) by Colta Ives, et al.
$3,500

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

A Woman with Swans (La Dame aux Cygnes) -  BUHOT

A Woman with Swans (La Dame aux Cygnes)
FELIX BUHOT
French, (1847-1898)
Drypoint, etching, aquatint and roulette, 1879, Bourcard/Goodfriend 44 (iii/III), edition unknown. 5 1/8 x 7 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed with the artist's red stamp at bottom edge center (Lugt 977). Here we have a fine, luminous impression printed on sturdy laid paper. The margins are probably full with a deckle edge on three sides. The condition is excellent apart from the trace of a vertical stain along the extreme left edge of the sheet. (The paper shows a partial ARCHES watermark.) This is a stellar, uncommon work by Buhot.
$3,500

A Squall in Trouville (Un Grain a Trouville) -  BUHOT

A Squall in Trouville (Un Grain a Trouville)
FELIX BUHOT
French, (1847-1898)
Etching and drypoint, 1874, Bourcard/Goodfriend 122 (iv/VII); edition unknown. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. Signed, dated and titled "Trouville a août" in the plate, lower left. This is a fine impression with the drypoint printing nicely. The margins are wide and possibly full. The condition is excellent. The fourth state is distinguished by the number "276" added in the upper corner, just outside of the image.
$1,400

Aux Champs-Élysées -  CROSS

Aux Champs-Élysées
HENRI-EDMOND CROSS
French, (1856-1910)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1898, as published in PAN in a large edition. 8 x 10 1/4 in. Unsigned as usual. This is a fine impression with full margins with the text printed in the lower left corner. The condition is excellent. The PAN edition was printed by Auguste Clot and published in Berlin by Otto Bierbaum and JuliusMeier-Graefe. Cross, along with Georges Seurat and Paul Signac, defined the French pointillist movement during the late 19th century.
$1,600

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.)
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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