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Barques de Cabotage (còtes d'Italie) -  APPIAN

Barques de Cabotage (còtes d'Italie)
ADOLPHE APPIAN
French, (1818-1898)
Etching, 1874, Curtis et Proute 40 (i/III), edition unknown. 6 1/4 x 9 3/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate, upper left corner. This is a very fine impression of the rare first state. The margins are full and the condition is quite nice. Ex-collection: E.D. Forgues (Lugt743a).
$700

Post Haste -  BACON

Post Haste
PEGGY BACON
American, (1895-1987)
Drypoint, circa 1935, Flint 125, edition unknown. 55/8 x 12 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. The scene is a post office with James Farley, Postmaster General, at the far right. Several other notable politicians of the time are present. Farley became a target of criticism as the result of cancellation of airmail contracts with commercial airlines. He also had the habit of presenting specimen sheets of new stamps to high-ranking democrats.
$2,500

Strange Bird -  BARNET

Strange Bird
WILL BARNET
American, (1911-2012)
Lithograph printed on red paper, 1947, Cole 93, Szoke 94; edition 300. 10 x 13 1/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The red paper is not the least bit faded as is often the case with this print. It was printed by the artist for the Laurel Gallery portfolio # 1 which also contained prints by Joan Miro, Anne Ryan, S.W. Hayter, Walter Pach, Reginald Marsh and George Constant.
$1,400

Frisky Day -  BENTON

Frisky Day
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1939, Fath 30, edition 250. 7 3/4 x 12 in. Signed on the stone, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full with a deckle edge on all sides. The scene depicted is south Missouri in the springtime. A painting exists of the same subject.
$3,800

Brooklyn Bridge -  BIBEL

Brooklyn Bridge
LEON BIBEL
American, (1913-1995)
Screenprint, 1938, edition 30. 14 x 11 in. Signed in the image, lower right. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this uncommon print. The margins appear to be full. (They are narrow on the sides.) The condition is fine. Bibel was born in Poland, immigrated to the United States and trained in California. He moved to New York in 1936 where he was active in the WPA program. Impressions of this print are in the Metropolitan Museum in NY and the National Gallery, Washington.
$3,500

Manhattan Old and New -  CHAMBERLAIN

Manhattan Old and New
SAMUEL CHAMBERLAIN
American, (1895-1975)
Drypoint, 1929, Chamberlain/Kingsland 81, edition 100. 8 7/8 x 7 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. The artist also titled the print in the lower margin. This is a fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a a couple of inherent paper imperfections in the sky and one tiny rust spot.
$675

A Daylight Lamp -  COPLEY

A Daylight Lamp
JOHN COPLEY
British, (1875-1950)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1909, Wright 29, edition 45. 12 x 9 3/4 in. Signed in pencil and bearing number "33". The stamp of the Senefelder Club is also present (Lugt 639). This is a fine impression with fresh, vibrant colors. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Copley excelled in both lithography and etching and the colors prints are uncommon and date among his earliest works. The Senefelder Club was founded in 1908 to revive interest in the medium. It was there that he met Ethel Gabain, also a fine printmaker, and they were married in 1913.
$950

Italian Landscape -  COROT

Italian Landscape
JEAN-BAPTISTE-CAMILLE COROT
French, (1796-1875)
Etching, 1866, Melot 7 (ii/II), edition unknown. 6 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. Signed in the plate, lower left, with the printed signature. This is a fine, lifetime impression with wide margins. The condition is quite good. This impression was published by the Société des Aquafortistes with the plate number 246 in the upper right corner. The plate was published by Cadart & Luquet and printed by Delâtre.
$1,500

A Note in Pattern # 3 -  DAHLGREEN

A Note in Pattern # 3
CHARLES W. DAHLGREEN
American, (1864-1955)
Etching and aquatint, circa 1933, edition 100. 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 in. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression of this rare print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. The paper is a light cream wove. This memorable, modernist image shows the Chrysler Motors Building at "A Century of Progress" Exhibition in Chicago, a.k.a. The 1933 World's Fair. (The building was designed by the Chicago firm of Holabird & Root.) This print is illustrated and discussed in Graphic Excursions, American Prints in Black and White from the collection of Reba and Dave Williams (see pages 141-142.) (The Smithsonian owns an impression of this print in a variant state.) For some reason this exceptional American print rarely appears for sale.
$2,500

Nos Ames, en des Gestes Lents (Our souls, in Slow Movements) -  DENIS

Nos Ames, en des Gestes Lents (Our souls, in Slow Movements)
MAURICE DENIS
French, (1870-1943)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1898, Cailler 116, edition 100. 11 5/8 x 16 in. Titled on the stone and signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with fresh, vibrant colors. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This is plate 9 from the Amour suite as published by Vollard and printed by Clot, Paris. Here we have one of the finest prints by the artist and a stellar French color print from the 1890s. This work is not always signed in pencil.
$6,000

Sunday Afternoon -  DWIGHT

Sunday Afternoon
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1934, Robinson/Pirog 73 (i/II), edition only 15. 10 1/8 x 12 1/2 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is fine impression of this rare print. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from two small old spots of tape reside on the bottom margin edge. The scene is Central Park in Harlem.
$3,000

The Brothers -  DWIGHT

The Brothers
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1928, Robinson/Pirog 25 (iii/III); edition 50. 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full with a deckle edge on all sides. According to the catalogue on page 73, "The lithograph comments on the sensational Scopes trial of 1925, which had pitted evolutionary teachings against those of religious fundamentalism." This provocative print has been widely exhibited and is listed in five museum collections.
$1,300

Hatchet Cove -  EBY

Hatchet Cove
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, aquatint and sandpaper ground, 1937, Giardina 194, edition 100. 9 x 13 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The scene depicted is near Friendship, ME. Nine impressions are cited in museum collections.
$850

Marine (with warships) -  FEININGER

Marine (with warships)
LYONEL FEININGER
American, (1871-1956)
Woodcut, 1918, Prasse W106, only three impressions known. 10 1/8 x 11 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. Inscribed "1895." This is a superb impression printed on a light gray handmade laid paper. The margins are full but slightly irregular. The condition is fine apart from two small paper tape hinges on the upper corners. This large, exceptional woodcut is extremely rare and epitomizes Feininger's best work in the medium.
PRICE ON REQUEST

Smelting (Smeltery) -  GROSS-BETTELHEIM

Smelting (Smeltery)
JOLAN GROSS-BETTELHEIM
American, (1900-1972)
Lithograph, circa 1949, edition about 25. 17 1/2 x 14 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression of this large, rare print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. There's just a faint suggestion of toning along the extreme outer edges of the sheet. The artist was born in Hungary and lived and worked in the United States from the 1930s-1950s. She was active with the WPA. We've located an impression in Grinnell College art collection (Falconer Gallery) with the title Smeltery.
$3,900

The Home Sweet Home Cottage, Easthampton -  HASSAM

The Home Sweet Home Cottage, Easthampton
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching, 1921, Cortissoz/Clayton 174, edition unknown. 10 x 11 3/4 in. Signed in the plate, lower right. This is a superb impression in fine condition. The margins are full with tack holes on all sides. This is where the author of the lyrics for the song lived as a child. His name was John Howard Payne.
$4,900

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.
PRICE ON REQUEST

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.
PRICE ON REQUEST

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.
SOLD

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

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