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Modernist Building -  ADAMS

Modernist Building
CLINTON ADAMS
American, (1918-2002)
Lithograph, 1948, edition 4. 8 3/4 x 11 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression printed on gray paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This early work was printed by Lynton Kistler in Los Angeles and bears his embossed chop mark in the lower left. Adams is the author of American Lithographers 1900-1960 and Printmaking in New Mexico 1880-1990.
SOLD

A Mayfair Backwater -  ANDERSON

A Mayfair Backwater
STANLEY ANDERSON
British, (1884-1966)
Drypoint, 1930, Meyrick/Heuser 190 (ii/II), edition 62. 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. Signed in the plate. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine. "During the interwar years, the bohemian atmosphere of Shepherd Market in the London district of Mayfair proved irresistible to emerging artists and writers." (Meryick pg. 194). This print was published by Colnaghi in London and a watercolor was done of the same subject.
$800

(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 artists' red owl stamp (Lugt 977) and also signed and inscribed in pencil, "épreuve d'artiste, Felix Buhot." This is a superb impression printed on parchment which is uncommon in Buhot prints. The margins are wide. The print was mounted decades ago to a sturdy, thin paper board, possibly by the dealer who sold it; Harlow, Keppel & Co., Fifth Avenue, New York. Their label describes this impression as "an extremely fine proof." Signed impressions are rare.
SOLD

Rainy Day, New York -  COHN

Rainy Day, New York
MAX ARTHUR COHN
American, (1903-1998)
Screenprint, circa 1940, edition unknown. 8 3/4 x 13 1/8 in. Signed in ink within the image, lower left. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full and untrimmed. Cohn studied at the Art Students League and was active in the New York WPA program. He co-authored a book in 1942 entitled, Silk Screen Stenciling as a Fine Art, which has an introduction by Rockwell Kent. Cohn is credited with teaching Andy Warhol how to make silkscreens at his art studio in New York during the 1950s.
$1,500

Country Store -  COOK

Country Store
HOWARD COOK
American, (1901-1980)
Etching, 1929, Duffy 106, edition 50 (40 printed). 5 7/8 x 9 in. Signed and numbered ("50") in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on thin Japanese paper. The margins appear to be full. The condition is fine apart from old hinges on the top corners of the sheet, verso. The location which inspired this print is Granville, MA which is not far from where the artist was born (Springfield, MA).
$1,500

Looking up Broadway -  COOK

Looking up Broadway
HOWARD COOK
American, (1901-1980)
Lithograph, 1937, Duffy 192, edition about 200. 13 x 9 1/2 in. Signed and date on the stone, lower left. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is very good apart from very slight time toning in the extreme outer edges of the sheet. This is from the unsigned edition published by the American Artists Group in New York. Duffy mentions there were also a few signed artist's proofs. This is an exceptional New York print and was included in the National Gallery Exhibition, "The Urban Scene 1920-1950," from February to August, 2017.
$3,600

View of an Artist's Studio the Last Week before an Art Show (Vue d'un Atelier la dernière Semaine avant l'Exposition) -  DAUMIER

View of an Artist's Studio the Last Week before an Art Show (Vue d'un Atelier la dernière Semaine avant l'Exposition)
HONORE DAUMIER
French, (1808-1879)
Lithograph, 1864, Delteil 3286 (ii/II), edition unknown. 9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. Initialed on the stone, lower left. This is a fine impression printed on thin wove paper with full margins. The condition is generally very good apart from slight overall toning to the sheet and a repaired tear in the top margin outside of the image. This is a rare "bon à tirer" proof inscribed in ink "certifie conform" and dated by the printer, Destouches. This entertaining print is from the series Croquis Parisiens.
$900

Viewing the new Ceiling painted by Delacroix at the Louvre (Examinant le nouveau plafond par Delacroix au Louvre) -  DAUMIER

Viewing the new Ceiling painted by Delacroix at the Louvre (Examinant le nouveau plafond par Delacroix au Louvre)
HONORE DAUMIER
French, (1808-1879)
Lithograph, 1852, Delteil 2228 (ii/II), edition unknown. 9 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Signed on the stone, lower left. This is a fine "sur blanc" impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This print is from the series Les Parisiens en 1852 which was published in Charivari.
SOLD

Artists in the Process of viewing the Work of a Rival (Artistes en train d'examiner le tableau d'un rival) -  DAUMIER

Artists in the Process of viewing the Work of a Rival (Artistes en train d'examiner le tableau d'un rival)
HONORE DAUMIER
French, (1808-1879)
Lithograph, 1852, Delteil 2299 (ii/II), edition unknown. 9 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. Initialed on the stone, lower left. This is a fine "sur blanc" impression with full margins. The margins are full and the condition is very good. (There are mostly microscopic specks of foxing hardly evident on the recto with a little more on the verso.) This work is from the celebrated series called Le Public du Salon. Daumier loved depicting art gallery and museum subjects.
$650

Posing as Connoisseurs (Se posant en Connaisseurs) -  DAUMIER

Posing as Connoisseurs (Se posant en Connaisseurs)
HONORE DAUMIER
French, (1808-1879)
Lithograph, 1852, Delteil 2292 (ii/II), edition unknown. 9 3/4 x 8 3/8 in. Signed on the stone, lower left. This is a fine "sur blanc" impression in very good condition. (The bottom margin is trimmed slightly at an angle trimmed and there's slight time toning around the extreme outer edge of the sheet.) This work was published as one of the series called Le Public du Salon.
$650

Hawthorn Branches in a Vase with the Coat of Arms of Amsterdam and Haarlem (Takken Meidoorn in een vase met het...) -  EVERBAG

Hawthorn Branches in a Vase with the Coat of Arms of Amsterdam and Haarlem (Takken Meidoorn in een vase met het...)
FRANS EVERBAG
Dutch, (1877-1947)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, probably 1930s, Vervoorn 103, edition unknown. 13 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. this is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full. A catalogue raisonné was published in conjunction with a retrospective in 1988 at the Museum Kempenland.
$850

White Tulips in Chinese Ginger Jar (Witte Tulpen in Chinse Gemberpot) -  EVERBAG

White Tulips in Chinese Ginger Jar (Witte Tulpen in Chinse Gemberpot)
FRANS EVERBAG
Dutch, (1877-1947)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, undated (probably done in the 1930s), Not in Vervoorn, edition at least 38. 10 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. Inscribed "38" in pencil, lower left, most likely a reference to the edition. This is a fine impression printed on sturdy wove paper. The margins are good and the condition is good. There's some skinning in the top margin and darkening to the margins from having been mounted in a mat. Some foxing on the verso. This is a large and stunning work of a quintessential Dutch subject.
SOLD

Waterfront, Manhattan -  FIENE

Waterfront, Manhattan
ERNEST FIENE
American, (1894-1965)
Lithograph, 1931, edition 100. 11 x 17 3/4 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. Titled in pencil in the lower margin. The print is also dedicated in pencil, "to Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Ronnebeck." Here we have a fine, rich impression with full margins. The condition is very good other than for minor soiling here and there in the outer margins and a tiny tear at the left edge. This is one of Fiene's best prints.
$1,400

Salinas River - California -  FLETCHER

Salinas River - California
FRANK MORLEY FLETCHER
British/American, (1866-1949)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1927-28, edition 100. 12 3/4 x 16 7/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is good. (There are three small areas touched in with gouache(?), almost certainly by the artist, and faint traces of soiling in the water.) The importance of Fletcher both in England and later in America cannot be overstated. His seminal publication, Wood-Block Printing, published in 1916, had a lasting impact on many printmakers who explored the color woodcut medium. He came to America in 1923 and settled in Santa Barbara where he taught at the Santa Barbara School of Art. He became a naturalized citizen in 1926. This large print is an iconic arts and crafts California woodcut.
$10,000

National Horse Show  (Madison Square Garden) -  GOLINKIN

National Horse Show (Madison Square Garden)
JOSEPH W. GOLINKIN
American, (1896-1977)
Lithograph, 1938, edition 200. 15 1/4 x 19 5/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This New York artist was also in the Navy and achieved the rank of Read Admiral. (He resigned from the Navy in 1922 to pursue his art career and was reactivated in 1938.) He produced many large scale lithographs of New York sporting events which are quite well done. George Miller printed his work.
$950

The Quay -  GRIGGS

The Quay
FREDERICK L. GRIGGS
British, (1876-1938)
Etching, 1916, Comstock 15 (iii/III), edition 40. 6 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is good other than for old hinges at the top corners and the trace of a vertical center crease in the image. There were two proofs printed of the first state and twenty of the second.
$750

Mirror of the Goddess -  HASKELL

Mirror of the Goddess
ERNEST HASKELL
American, (1876-1925)
Etching, 1920, Pousette-Dart pg. 31, (ii/II) edition 100 plus 5 impressions in the first state. 9 x 11 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate on the bottom. This is a fine impression on cream Japanese paper. The margins are wide. The condition is very good apart from old hinges at the top corners, verso, and a soft crease in the bottom margin.
$750

Magic Carpet -  HEASLIP

Magic Carpet
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, rich impression with full margins. The condition is fine other than for a very faint suggestion of toning within an old mat opening. Born in Canada, Heaslip was interested in art and aviation at an early age. He joined the Royal Flying Corps and served in WWI. He later moved to New Yok and studied printmaking and painting at the Art Students League. He was also an illustrator.
$750

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. The condition is fine other than for an extremely faint suggestion of toning within an old mat opening. Born in Canada, Heaslip was interested in art and aviation at an early age. He joined the Royal Flying Corps and served in WWI. He later moved to New Yok and studied printmaking and painting at the Art Students League. Heaslip was also an illustrator.
SOLD

Pasture Gate -  KENT

Pasture Gate
ROCKWELL KENT
American, (1881-1940)
Lithograph, 1928, Burne Jones / Rightmire 26, edition 110. 10 5/8 x 7 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This print was published by Weyhe Gallery and printed by George Miller. It was based on a drawing of the artist's first wife, Kathleen Whiting Kent. Pasture Gate is listed in multiple museum collections.
$1,250

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