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The Inn by the Water (L'Auberge du bord de l'Eau) (Grande Planche) -  LABOUREUR

The Inn by the Water (L'Auberge du bord de l'Eau) (Grande Planche)
JEAN-EMILE LABOUREUR
French, (1877-1943)
Engraving, 1925-26, Laboureur 317 (vi/VI); edition 70. 9 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression with full margins. The paper bears a partial watermark "BFK" as in BFK RIVES. The condition is excellent.
SOLD

On the Thames (Sur la Tamise) -  LABOUREUR

On the Thames (Sur la Tamise)
JEAN-EMILE LABOUREUR
French, (1877-1943)
Woodcut, 1914, Laboureur 696, edition 35. 11 5/8 x 14 5/8 in. Initialed in the block, lower left corner. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression of this large woodcut. The margins are full and the condition is excellent.
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The Deserted Island (L'Île Déserte) -  LABOUREUR

The Deserted Island (L'Île Déserte)
JEAN-EMILE LABOUREUR
French, (1877-1943)
Etching, 1914, Laboureur 135, edition 35. 11 3/16 x 13 3/4 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower center. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression printed on a sturdy wove paper. The margins are wide and probably full. This unusually large work was done as a memory of a previous vacation in Nova Scotia. (There were five additional impressions apart from the numbered edition of 35.)
$2,300

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

Modernist City Scene -  LALLEMAND

Modernist City Scene
ALEX LALLEMAND
Belgian, (1892-1963)
Linocut (or woodcut), 1920s-1930s, edition probably about 50. 10 5/8 x 5 7/8 in. Signed in pencil and inscribed "epreuve d'artiste." This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. Lallemand, working in Brussels, produced many of these modernist blockprints focusing on imaginary urban scenes.
$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

The Huntresses -  LATENAY

The Huntresses
GASTON DE LATENAY
French, (1859-1943)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1896, edition probably 100. 16 5/8 x 12 in. Signed and dated on the stone, lower right. Signed and numbered in pencil "No.76". This is a fine, luminous impression of this uncommon print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. De Latenay studied at the Académie Julian in Paris and he was a printmaker as well as a painter. He developed his own style of art nouveau which shows a bit of Japanese influence and the subject matter of the Nabis. This is generally considered his finest print.
$2,800

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

The Laundresses (Les Blanchchisseuses) -  LEGRAND

The Laundresses (Les Blanchchisseuses)
LOUIS LEGRAND
French, (1863-1951)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1901, Arwas 186 (iii/III); Exsteens 163, edition 130. 7 3/8 x 5 1/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, luminous impression printed on simili-japon. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This is from the suite of twenty etchings called La Faune Parisienne published by Gustave Pellet in 1901.
$950

Diners (Soupeurs) -  LEGRAND

Diners (Soupeurs)
LOUIS LEGRAND
French, (1863-1951)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1904, Arwas 205 (iii/V); Exsteens 182, edition 65. 10 1/4 x 16 1/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil and initialed by Pellet, the publisher. This is a fine, rich impression printed on white paper. The margins are full. The condition is very good apart from an old adhesive primarily around the edges of the sheet, verso.
$1,300

Little Mother (Petite Mère) -  LEGRAND

Little Mother (Petite Mère)
LOUIS LEGRAND
French, (1863-1951)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1900, Arwas 196 (vi/VI); Exsteens 173, edition unknown. 7 3/8 x 5 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression printed on simili japon paper. The margins are full. The condition is very good apart from slight toning within an earlier mat opening. There was a first version of this plate which was cancelled before any editions. This is the final state with the addition of color. Most likely the edition was small.
$850

Fisherman with a Hoop Net (La Pêche a la Truble) -  LEGROS

Fisherman with a Hoop Net (La Pêche a la Truble)
ALPHONSE LEGROS
French/British, (1837-1911)
Etching and aquatint, undated (but before 1876), Malassis & Thibaudeau 90, Bliss 90 (ii/VI), edition unknown. 14 x 18 1/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression of this large work. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There's just an incidental spot of foxing here and there in the margins.) The British Museum acquired an impression in 1876 hence the date. The print is very rare in the early states and the total edition is unknown. This is an exceptional example of the artist's work.
$1,650

Le Boulevard, pres du Vaudeville -  LEPERE

Le Boulevard, pres du Vaudeville
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Wood engraving, 1889, Lotz-Brissoneau 201; proofs only. 7 x 5 1/2 in. Signed in pencil lower right and with "et" in pencil added by the artist (etat). This is a superb impression printed on thin Japanese paper. The condition is very good apart from subtle foxing here and there and minor wrinkling. The margins are wide and probably full. This is a rare proof of an early, undescribed state, before the blank area to the right of the standing figure and also to her left. The artist's red ink stamp (Lugt 141) is in the lower left corner. This image was never published in a formal edition and early proofs such as this are quite rare.
$900

Paris under Snow, View from St.-Gervais (Paris sous la Niege, vu du Haut de St-Gervais) -  LEPERE

Paris under Snow, View from St.-Gervais (Paris sous la Niege, vu du Haut de St-Gervais)
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Wood engraving, 1890, Lotz-Brissonneau 230, edition unknown. 12 x 18 in. Signed in the block, lower right. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression printed on a large sheet of simili-Japan paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from some wrinkling vertically along the right margin from handling. This is a tour de force of wood engraving and an outstanding example of Lepère's many skills. Impressions of this major print are found in the National Gallery, Princeton University Art Museum, and the Baltimore Museum of Art, among others.
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Le Bout Genet (Crévecoeur-le-Grand) -  LEPERE

Le Bout Genet (Crévecoeur-le-Grand)
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Etching, 1913, Texier-Bernier 409 (ii/II), edition 50. 10 3/8 x 8 in. Signed in the plate and signed and numbered in pencil, lower right. Here we have a fine, luminous impression printed on fairly thin Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This is a very nice example of his landscape etching.
SOLD

Les Arbres Tordus (Saint-Jean-de-Monts) -  LEPERE

Les Arbres Tordus (Saint-Jean-de-Monts)
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Etching, 1914, Texier-Bernier 417 (ii/II), edition 50. 7 x 11 in. Signed in the plate, lower right. Signed and numbered in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression printed on off-white Japanese paper. The margins are substantial and probably full. The condition is very good apart from old hinges, verso, showing through at the top corners outside of the platemark. This work was published by Sagot, Paris, and their blindstamp is in the lower right corner margin.
$600

Sous Bois, à la Rigonette (Vendée) -  LEPERE

Sous Bois, à la Rigonette (Vendée)
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Etching, 1911, Texier-Bernier 386 (ii/III), edition 35. 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. Signed and numbered in pencil, lower right. This is a fine, luminous impression printed on thin, creamy Japanese paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine. (There's a modest printing crease in the lower right, just to the image.) This plate was subsequently cut down and a third edition of 150 was printed.
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Blanchisseuses (Jeunesse passe vite vertu!) Laundresses (How quickly Youth Fades!) -  LEPERE

Blanchisseuses (Jeunesse passe vite vertu!) Laundresses (How quickly Youth Fades!)
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Soft ground etching with aquatint printed in colors, 1893, Stein & Karshan 41, Lotz-Brissonneau 91, edition 100. 15 1/2 x 9 1/8 in. Signed in the plate, lower right. Signed and numbered in blue crayon, lower right. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a tiny fox mark at the extreme top edge of the sheet. This impression was published by "L'Estampe Originale," (Plate 24, Album III), and bears their blindstamp in the lower left corner (Lugt 819).
$2,000

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

La Cathédrale de Rouen -  LEPERE

La Cathédrale de Rouen
AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)
Wood engraving, 1888, Lotz-Brissonneau 177 (iii/III), edition 50. 20 x 12 1/2 in. Signed and titled in the block, lower right. ("Rouen...A. Lepere del. sc.") Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on a very thin Japanese paper. The margins are wide and the condition is fine. This masterpiece of wood engraving is one of Lepere's finest cathedral studies. A similar impression, also from the edition of 50, is in the Art Institute of Chicago.
SOLD

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