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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

The Bull and the Beast -  HUGHES-STANTON

The Bull and the Beast
BLAIR HUGHES-STANTON
British, (1902-1981)
Wood engraving, 1926, Hughes-Stanton pg. 13; edition 12. 3 7/8 x 4 5/8 in. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. A fine impression printed on very thin Japanese paper. The margins are wide and probably full. Fine condition. This is an illustration to "The Bull and the Beast" by Velona Pilcher, Theatre Arts Monthly, June 1926.
$800

The Pavers (Les Paveurs) -  IBELS

The Pavers (Les Paveurs)
HENRI-GABRIEL IBELS
French, (1867-1936)
Etching, 1894, Stein & Karshan 38, edition 100. 12 x 7 3/4 in. Signed in the plate, lower right. Signed in colored pencil. This is a fine impression printed with plate tone. The margins are full. The condition is very good other than for a few specks of foxing in the margins and wrinkling along the very top edge of the sheet. This work was published in l'Estampe Originale and bears their blindstamp in the lower left corner of the margin (Lugt 819). (From the collection of André Fildier (1928-2001), a prominent expert on postcards.)
$1,400

Low Tide (Marée Basse) -  ISABEY

Low Tide (Marée Basse)
EUGENE ISABEY
French, (1803-1866)
Lithograph, 1833, Curtis 69 (ii/III), Beraldi 10; edition unknown. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. Signed with the printed text, lower left. This is a fine impression printed on chine appliqué. The margins are full and the condition is very good. There's minor soiling and foxing in the margins and a couple of tears at the sheet edges. The set of "Six Marines," of which this is plate six, was published by V.Mourlot, Paris, and his blindstamp is in the lower margin.
$1,000

Interior of aPort (Interieur d'un Port) -  ISABEY

Interior of aPort (Interieur d'un Port)
EUGENE ISABEY
French, (1803-1866)
Lithograph, 1833, Curtis 68 (ii/III), Beraldi 9; edition unknown. 12 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed with the printed text, below left. This is a fine impression printed on chine appliqué. The margins are substantial but somewhat trimmed. The condition is very good other than for some soiling and occasional subtle stains in the margins. This tour de force of early French lithography is plate five from "Six Marines," as printed by Charles Motte (1785-1836).
$1,400

Repair of a Ship at Low Tide (Radoub d'une Barque a Marée Basse) -  ISABEY

Repair of a Ship at Low Tide (Radoub d'une Barque a Marée Basse)
EUGENE ISABEY
French, (1803-1866)
Lithograph, 1833, Curtis 67 (ii/III), Beraldi 12; edition unknown. 12 3/8 x 9 5/8 in. Signed with the printed text, below left. This is a fine impression printed on chine appliqué. The margins are wide and the condition is very good. There's an occasional subtle stain in the margins and one repaired tear at the bottom left edge of the sheet. This is plate four from "Six Marines," as published by Mourlot.
$1,200

Near Dieppe (Environs de Dieppe) -  ISABEY

Near Dieppe (Environs de Dieppe)
EUGENE ISABEY
French, (1803-1866)
Lithograph, 1833, Curtis 64 (ii/III), Beraldi 13; edition unknown. 8 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. Signed with the printed text, lower left. Here we have a fine impression printed on chine appliqué. The margins are full and the condition is fine apart from a few soft wrinkles from handling in the outer margins. This stellar print is plate one from the series "Six Marines." Dieppe is a coastal town in Normandy.
$1,000

Santa Fe, New Mexico -  KASIMIR

Santa Fe, New Mexico
LUIGI KASIMIR
Austrian, (1881-1962)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, circa 1930, edition unknown. 12 5/8 x 10 1/2 in. Titled in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil by the artist. This is a fine impression of this uncommon print. The paper is a thick wove with full margins. Fine condition. This church is known as the Santa Fe San Jose Mission Church at Laguna Pueblo.
SOLD

Fishermen, Lake Maggiore -  KIRKPATRICK

Fishermen, Lake Maggiore
ETHEL KIRKPATRICK
British, (1866-1941)
Woodcut printed in colors, circa 1926, edition perhaps 30-50. 8 5/8 x 13 3/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Kirkpatrick was born in Dublin and studied at the South Kensington Academy of Art in London. She originally trained as a watercolor painter but block prints became her first love. For many years she lived at Cowes, Isle of Wight, and maintained a studio there.
$1,750

Thames Barges -  KIRKPATRICK

Thames Barges
ETHEL KIRKPATRICK
British, (1866-1941)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1911, edition probably about 30-50. 8 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. Initialed and dated in the block, lower right. Signed in pencil. This is a very fine, atmospheric impression showing the Thames at dusk. The margins are modest but this is most likely the full sheet as printed. Excellent condition.
$1,750

Floral Study (Poppies) -  KOCH-AMBERG

Floral Study (Poppies)
ILSE KOCH-AMBERG
German, (b. 1869)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1920s, edition unknown. 16 x 12 1/4 in. Signed in the block with her monogram, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is very good other than for slight toning within an earlier mat opening. She lived and worked in Hamburg where she specialized in arts and crafts style color woodcuts. She was married to the artist, Hugo Amberg.
SOLD

Mutter mit Kind (Mother and Child) -  LAAGE

Mutter mit Kind (Mother and Child)
WILHELM LAAGE
German, (1868-1930)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1908, Hagenlocher 83 (ii/II), edition unknown. 13 3/4 x 10 1/16 in. Initialed and dated in the block. Signed, dated and dedicated in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on cream VAN GELDER watermarked paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from just a faint suggestion of light toning within an earlier mat opening. Laage was born in Hamburg and began his printmaking career in 1896. He lived in Paris for many months beginning in 1900 and participated in exhibitions in Vienna and Dresden. He became friendly with Kandinsky, Hans Neumann and Karl Hofer as they exhibited together. Gustave Schiefler published the first catalogue of his woodcuts in 1912 and an article was written about Laage by ER Weiss for Ver Sacrum. Laage is best know for his woodcuts and they range from decidedly expressionist in style to a more realistic approach tinged with stoicism, as seen here. This large, impressive woodcut is one of his most captivating works.
$1,800

The Dark Pitcher (Der Dungle Krug) -  LAAGE

The Dark Pitcher (Der Dungle Krug)
WILHELM LAAGE
German, (1868-1930)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1917, Hagenlocher 271 (IIIb), edition unknown. 15 7/8 x 19 3/4 in. Initialed and dated on the block, lower left. This is a fine impression of the final, published state with the printed text below," Verlag der Gesellschaft für Vervielfältingene Kunst, Wien." The margins are full. The colors are fresh. Apart from some slight rippling along the top edge, the condition is fine. This is a large and exceptional print by Laage and early, pre-publication proofs are hard to find.
$2,000

La Maison de Marie -  LABOUREUR

La Maison de Marie
JEAN-EMILE LABOUREUR
French, (1877-1943)
Engraving with roulette work, 1925, Sylvain Laboureur 305 (iii/III), edition 37. 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. Initialed and dated in the plate and signed in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins appear to be full. The intended edition was 45 but only 37 impressions were printed. This print shows the second home of Marie Laurencin in Champrosay, near Draveil, 7 Rue Alphonse Daudet.
$850

Beach (Bath) Time (L'Heure du Bain) -  LABOUREUR

Beach (Bath) Time (L'Heure du Bain)
JEAN-EMILE LABOUREUR
French, (1877-1943)
Engraving, 1929, Laboureur 401 (iii/III), edition 102. 9 x 7 7/8 in. Initialed in the plate, lower left. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with wide margins. Fine condition. This print was published by the Société des Peintres-Graveurs Francais (Lugt 1195a) and their blindstamp is in the lower left corner margin. The scene depicted is at La Baule in France.
SOLD

La Promenade sur la Porte -  LABOUREUR

La Promenade sur la Porte
JEAN-EMILE LABOUREUR
French, (1877-1943)
Etching, 1933, Laboureur 482 (ii/II), Loyer 482, edition 235. 8 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. Initialed in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil, lower left. This is a fine impression printed with light plate tone. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This print was the Print Club of Cleveland Publication No. 13 for the year 1935.
$850

Sortie de la Grande Messe (Morbihan) -  LABOUREUR

Sortie de la Grande Messe (Morbihan)
JEAN-EMILE LABOUREUR
French, (1877-1943)
Engraving, 1927-28, Laboureur 360 (iii/III), edition 68. 7 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. Initialed in the plate, lower left. Signed and numbered in pencil below the image. This is a fine impression with probably the full margins, with a deckle edge showing on three sides. The condition is excellent. This charming work was later reprinted in a posthumous unsigned edition of 248 impressions in 1959. There were 17 impressions in the first two states and then,as we have here, an edition of 68. Morbihan is located in Brittany.
$900

Aux Environs de Paris -  LALANNE

Aux Environs de Paris
MAXIME LALANNE
French, (1827-1886)
Etching, 1863, Villet 4 (iv/VI), Berladi 6; edition unknown. 9 3/8 x 12 1/2 in. Signed in the plate lower left and also with the printed signature in the lower left. This is a very good impression with full margins. The condition is very good apart from some staining in the margins and a small break in the paper, lower left. It's printed on AQUAFORTISTES laid paper and published by Cadart & Luquet.
$600

Anna Stina (Mrs. Alkman, née Rydell) -  LARSSON

Anna Stina (Mrs. Alkman, née Rydell)
CARL LARSSON
Swedish, (1855-1919)
Etching, 1911, Hjert & Hjert 79 (ii/III), from a small edition. 11 3/4 x 8 5/8 in. Initialed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression printed on sturdy cream wove paper. The margins are wide and the condition is fine. This second state is described as "rare" and the third state was printed posthumously in 1983. The sitter is the wife of Edvard Alkman, an editor and art critic. The etching relates to an oil painting by Larsson with an identical composition.
$2,500

Spleen (Melancholy) -  LEGRAND

Spleen (Melancholy)
LOUIS LEGRAND
French, (1863-1951)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1900, Arwas 176 (xi/XI), edition 50; Exsteens 156. 19 5/8 x 13 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed and numbered in pencil and also with Pellet's initials. This is a fine impression printed on cream wove paper. The margins are probably full and the condition is fine apart from three old paper hinges on the right edge of the sheet, verso, and a subtle spot of foxing in the lower left. This large and exceptional work went through eleven states of development and was ultimately printed with three color plates. (Spleen is also a rare print as only thirty-five impressions were printed from the intended edition of fifty.) In the distance is Sacré-Cour Basilica in Montmartre, Paris.
$2,750

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