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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

Fiesta (Taxco) -  COOK

Fiesta (Taxco)
HOWARD COOK
American, (1901-1980)
Etching, 1933, Duffy 173, edition 50 (30 printed) 10 7/8 x 14 1/4 in. Signed and dated in pencil and with the inscription "trial proof" in the lower left corner of the margin. This is a superb impression with small, slightly irregular margins. The condition is fine. This unusual proof impression is before the upper left corner was filled in and there is blank space around the small horse on the right side. The image is most effective and as appealing as the finished plate. It provides fascinating insight into Cook's working methods.
$4,500

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.
ON HOLD

Graphic Art (Arts Graphiques) -  DELHEZ

Graphic Art (Arts Graphiques)
VICTOR DELHEZ
Belgian, (1902-1985)
Wood engraving, 1946, Breda catalogue 628, edition unknown. 13 x 15 1/2 in. Signed and titled in pencil and with the inscription "3me état, épreuve d'artiste." This is a very fine impression of this rare print. The paper is a cream wove and the margins are full. There's some minor wrinkling at the extreme top and bottom margins. This work was done at his studio in Chacras de Coria, Argentina. Delhez originally lived and worked in Antwerp and produced many remarkable wood engravings printed in small editions.
$2,400

Large Iris -  DEMUS

Large Iris
JAKOB DEMUS
Austrian, (b. 1959)
Diamond-drypoint, 1989, deHeer 199, edition 25. 11 x 13 in. Signed and dated in pencil. Inscribed "E.A. III ét." This is a superb impression of this rare, large print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. "Three leaves pointing up, three down; a balance, like the reflection in the water, moved by the smallest breeze, a showpiece in velvet."
$2,400

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

Ploegpaard bij Fontenay-aux-Roses (Plow Horse at Fontenay-aux-Roses) -  DUPONT

Ploegpaard bij Fontenay-aux-Roses (Plow Horse at Fontenay-aux-Roses)
PIETER DUPONT
Dutch, (1870-1911)
Engraving, 1898-99, Dupont 69, van Wisselingh 307; edition 100. 8 x 9 7/8 in. Signed and dated in ink and with the word "Paris"also in ink. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is very good apart from a small paper loss in the lower left corner and one in the upper right corner. Minor toning notably on the far left edge of the sheet. This superb print is from his series of working horses called "L'Outillage." This stellar print won the gold medal at the 1900 Paris Exposition (Exposition Universelle) in Paris.
$850

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 (Smelter) -  GROSS-BETTELHEIM

Smelting (Smelter)
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

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