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The Noon Hour -  BACON

The Noon Hour
PEGGY BACON
American, (1895-1987)
Etching, 1931, Flint 101, edition unknown. 5 x 7 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The location of this charming print is East 15th Street near Irving Place and Third Avenue in New York.
$1,200

Heavy Traffic -  BACON

Heavy Traffic
PEGGY BACON
American, (1895-1987)
Drypoint, circa 1941, Flint 141 7 x 5 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on white wove paper with full margins. The condition is excellent. The location depicted here is Fourth Avenue at 14th Street in New York.
$1,500

The Promenade Deck -  BACON

The Promenade Deck
PEGGY BACON
American, (1895-1987)
Drypoint, 1920, Flint 47, edition about 500. 6 x 8 3/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression rich with burr. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from a small fold mark in the lower right corner of the sheet and a minor wrinkle in the the extreme bottom edge of the sheet, center. This print was published as part of the New Republic Portfolio, Six American Etchings in 1924. Depicted on board the S.S. New Amsterdam are Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook; second and third from the lower right corner.
$1,700

Country Dressmaking -  BACON

Country Dressmaking
PEGGY BACON
American, (1895-1987)
Drypoint, 1925, Flint 55, edition unknown. 7 1/4 x 5 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Note the cat in the lower right corner.
$1,500

Swing Shift -  BARNET

Swing Shift
WILL BARNET
American, (1911-)
Etching and aquatint, 1937, Szoke Editions 41, Cole 40; edition 30. 9 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This rare early work was printed and published by the artist.
$2,500

The Silk Dress (La Robe de Soie) -  BESNARD

The Silk Dress (La Robe de Soie)
ALBERT BESNARD
French, (1849-1934)
Etching, drypoint, aquatint and roulette, 1887, Godefroy 66 (iii/III), edition unknown. 14 5/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a superb impression of this large work printed with plate tone. The margins are full and the condition is fine. Technically refined, this beautiful print is an exemplary work by the artist.
$1,800

Some Scenes of Parisian Life (Quelques Aspects de la Vie de Paris) (Couverture) -  BONNARD

Some Scenes of Parisian Life (Quelques Aspects de la Vie de Paris) (Couverture)
PIERRE BONNARD
French, (1867-1947)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1899, Bouvet 58, edition 100. 16 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. Signed on the stone at bottom. This is a fine impression printed on thin china paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine apart from minor toning at the extreme edges of the sheet. (This is the title page image for Bonnard's most famous series of color lithographs. The series of twelve prints was published by Vollard in Paris. They were printed by the artist with the assistance of Auguste Clot.
$3,800

The Banks of the Cousin -  DAUBIGNY

The Banks of the Cousin
CHARLES-FRANCOIS DAUBIGNY
French, (1817-1878)
Etching, 1850-1851, Melot D69 (v/V), edition unknown. 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. Signed in the plate and with the reference to the printer, Delâtre, to the right. This is a fine impression printed on chine applique. The margins have been trimmed but measure roughly one inch around. (There's a small spot of foxing above the image at right.) This appealing print is from one of two albums of etchings, this being plate # 3 from the first set. Some impressions of this final state have Delâtre's address and some do not. Some bear the number three in the upper right and, once again, some do not. This impression is from the collection of Jules Gerbeau (Lugt 1166).
$950

Cover for the Amour Suite (Coverture pour la suite Amour) -  DENIS

Cover for the Amour Suite (Coverture pour la suite Amour)
MAURICE DENIS
French, (1870-1943)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1898-1899, Cailler 107, edition 100. 20 3/4 x 16 in. Signed on the stone. Signed in pencil lower right. This is a fine impression printed on china paper with wide if not full margins. This important series by Denis was published by Vollard in 1899 and printed by Auguste Clot in Paris. Color variations exist of this and other Denis images.
$3,800

Four Ash Trees, Rhijnauwen (Vier essen, Rhijnauwen) -  DONKER

Four Ash Trees, Rhijnauwen (Vier essen, Rhijnauwen)
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching, 1976, Rijksmuseum CD 75-8, edition 50. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression of the fifth and final state. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This is a stellar landscape etching by the artist.
$950

Flowering Orchard  -  DOW

Flowering Orchard
ARTHUR WESLEY DOW
American, (1857-1922)
Woodcut printed in colors, circa 1921, Green / Poesch, pg. 20; Moffatt pg. 73; edition unknown. 4 1/4 x 7 in. Signed and numbered in pencil"8" in the lower left corner of the image. This is a fine, subtle impression with small margins; so very typical of the artist. The condition is excellent. Variant colors exist with this as well as so many other Dow woodcuts. This print also goes by the title, Willows in Bloom, and Newbury Willows.
$10,000

Deserted Mansion -  DWIGHT

Deserted Mansion
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1928, Robinson / Pirog 31, edition 30. 11 1/2 x 9 5/8 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Dwight often took the ferry from Manhattan to Staten Island and that's where she discovered this stately yet run down Victorian structure. A watercolor was done of the same subject and the edition was printed by George Miller.
$900

Winter, Central Park -  DWIGHT

Winter, Central Park
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1931, Robinson / Pirog 58, edition 24. 10 x 11 1/2 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. The edition was printed by George Miller in New York.
$950

Civic Insomnia -  GEERLINGS

Civic Insomnia
GERALD GEERLINGS
American, (1897-1998)
Aquatint, 1932, Czestochowski 28 (v/V), edition 38. 10 7/8 x 14 1/16 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression of this rare, masterful print. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. The paper has a slightly greenish tint which we've seen before in at least two other impressions. The catalogue lists twenty-nine impressions in museum collections which includes trial proofs and early state impressions. Like John Taylor Arms, Louis Rosenberg and Samuel Chamberlain, Geerlings was trained as an architect and later took up printmaking. This remarkable view of New York at night is done in pure aquatint without the assistance of etching to help define forms.
SOLD

Forest Girl -  LANDACRE

Forest Girl
PAUL LANDACRE
American, (1893-1963)
Wood engraving, 1933-36, Lehman page 63, edition perhaps 200. 8 1/2 x 6 in. Signed in the block, lower center, initialed in the block, lower right, and dated in the block lower left. This is a superb impression on white wove paper with full margins. Excellent condition. This impression is signed in pencil but is not from the first numbered edition of sixty. In 1933, Landacre added his copyright symbol and this was for the edition of 150-200 for the American Artists Group print editions. These impressions are normally not signed in pencil. However, the artist would occasionally sign a few of these at a slightly extra cost. That is what we have here.
$2,500

City of Rag Pickers (Cité des Chiffonniers) -  LEPERE

City of Rag Pickers (Cité des Chiffonniers)
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Etching, 1895, Lotz-Brissonneau 102, edition 35. 8 1/2 x 10 1/8 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a very fine impression printed on a cream laid paper. The margins are small but this is probably the full sheet as printed. The condition is very good other than for a small old hinge on the upper left corner margin, recto. Ex-collection the artist (Lugt 141). An annotation on the old mat states the print is from the collection of George Petit Didier.
$675

Retun of the Flock (Retour du Troupeau) -  LEPERE

Retun of the Flock (Retour du Troupeau)
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Etching, undated but possibly 1913, possibly G. M. Textier-Bernier 408, edition 50. 10 x 7 1/2 in. Signed in the plate, lower right. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a very fine impression printed on laid paper and the work was published by Sagot. There are traces of old hinges on the verso edges. There's an unidentified collector's mark in the lower right corner margin. This beautiful print is a fine example of Lepere's ability to draw trees and make a complete subject at the same time.
$700

Leveling of La Place Maubert (Nivellement de la Place Maubert) -  LEPERE

Leveling of La Place Maubert (Nivellement de la Place Maubert)
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Etching, 1890, Lotz-Brissonneau 14 (ii/II), edition 30. 6 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. Signed and titled in the plate. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is s a fine impression of this uncommon early work. The margins are probably full. The condition is fine apart from old hinges on the verso. The Square was created in the beginning of the 13th century.
$650

Notre Dame as seen from the Quay de Montebello (Notre Dame vue de Quai de Montebello) -  LEPERE

Notre Dame as seen from the Quay de Montebello (Notre Dame vue de Quai de Montebello)
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Etching, 1901, Lotz-Brissonneau 125 (ii/II), edition 40. 7 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on a cream wove paper and published by Sagot. The margins are full. The image is slightly light struck within an early mat opening. There's a red collectors mark in the lower right corner of the sheet which we have yet to identify.
$700

The Sun setting from Behind the Trees (Coucher de Soleil derrière les Arbes) -  LEPERE

The Sun setting from Behind the Trees (Coucher de Soleil derrière les Arbes)
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Etching, 1908, Texier-Bernier 357 (ii/III), four impressions in this state. 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is very good other than for very light toning within an early mat opening and a soft vertical crease in the left margin. There were 6 impressions in the first state and the third and final state consisted of forty impressions. The plate was published by Sagot, Paris.
$550

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