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Demolition of the Sardinian Chapel, Kingsway, London, No.2 -  BONE

Demolition of the Sardinian Chapel, Kingsway, London, No.2
MUIRHEAD BONE
Scottish, (1876-1953)
Drypoint, 1915, Dodgson 348, small edition. 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The paper is a cream Japanese and the condition is fine apart from soft waviness to the sheet in the sky area. The Sardinian Chapel was an important Roman Catholic Church which was demolished in 1909 to make way for Kingsway. The Church was rebuilt at a different location fronting Kingsway. This is is the Lincoln's Inn area of London.
$800

The Old Palace, Culross -  BONE

The Old Palace, Culross
MUIRHEAD BONE
Scottish, (1876-1953)
Drypoint, 1909, Dodgson 261, edition 27. 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is very good apart from faint light toning within an earlier mat opening. There are two small old hinges at the top corners, recto. This uncommon print by Bone is exquisite and beautifully printed, rich with burr.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

Avenue du Bois -  BONNARD

Avenue du Bois
PIERRE BONNARD
French, (1867-1947)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1899, Bouvet 59, edition 100. 12 x 18 in. Unsigned. This is a fine impression with very good colors. The margins are full with a deckle edge on all sides. Excellent condition. This is a lovely work from the series Quelques Aspects de la Vie de Paris; a set of twelve plates plus the cover. Bonnard was the printer under the direction of Clot, according to Bouvet. The set was published by Vollard. This and other works from the series were pencil signed on occasion.
$6,000

Young Woman in Black Stockings (Jeune Femme aux bas Noirs) -  BONNARD

Young Woman in Black Stockings (Jeune Femme aux bas Noirs)
PIERRE BONNARD
French, (1867-1947)
Lithograph, 1893, Bouvet 27, edition 100. 11 1/2 x 5 in. Signed in the image with the artist's printed monogram, lower right. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with wide margins. The condition is fine apart from faint traces of an old adhesive near the center of the very top of the sheet and minor rippling along the bottom edge, all well away from the image. This vibrant Nabis style print was reproduced in "L'Escarmouche," No.2, January 14, 1894. (There were twenty additional impressions on Japanese paper.) This print also goes by the title, "Dans l'intimité," ('In Private') and is illustrated and discussed on pages 152-153 of Pierre Bonnard, The Graphic Art (1989) by Colta Ives.
$3,000

Venice -  BORMANN

Venice
EMMA BORMANN
Austrian, (1887-1974)
Linocut printed in colors, undated (possibly 1923)., Johns pg. 80, edition unknown. 9 x 14 in. Signed and titled in pencil. Here we have a very fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This stellar view of Venice exists in color variations. This rare work is one of several views of Italy that she did in addition she made trips to: Vienna, Stockholm, Rome, Florence, Prague, Tokyo, Shanghai, New York, Washington, DC, Pittsburgh and on and on. She worked in woodcut and linocut and they can be difficult to tell apart.
$1,900

Sagot's Gallery (Adresse Sagot, or, La Vitrine Sagot) -  BOTTINI

Sagot's Gallery (Adresse Sagot, or, La Vitrine Sagot)
GEORGE BOTTINI
French , (1874-1907)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1898, Southard 27, edition 52 (with remarque). 12 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. Signed and dated on the stone, lower right. Signed in pencil, lower right below the remarque. This is a superb impression with full margins printed on china paper. The condition is excellent. This outstanding work is illustrated on the cover of, George Bottini: Painter of Montmartre by Edna Carter Southard, Miami University Art Museum (1984). Pencil signed impressions with the remarque are rare. Impressions without the remarque are more common and the signed ones were meant for special clients. Sagot was the publisher of Bottini's work. (Note: The pencil signature in the lower right is printing very light due to a reflection. It's actually dark and easy to read.)
SOLD

Young Lady with an Umbrella (Fillette à l'Ombrelle) -  BOUTET DE MONVEL

Young Lady with an Umbrella (Fillette à l'Ombrelle)
BERNARD BOUTET DE MONVEL
French, (1881-1949)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1910, edition 10 12 1/2 x 9 3/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression printed on sturdy wove paper. The margins are substantial enough but somewhat trimmed and the condition is fine. Boutet de Monvel's exquisite, work is illustrated and discussed in From Pissarro to Picasso; Color Etching in France (1992) by Dennis Cate and Marianne Grivel. He worked with Eugène Delâtre as his printer.
SOLD

Sarcelles (Teals) -  BRACQUEMOND

Sarcelles (Teals)
FELIX BRACQUEMOND
French , (1833-1914)
Etching, 1853, Bouillon Ac2 (pg. 82) (iv/V), Beraldi 111; edition unknown. 10 5/8 x 12 7/8 in. Signed in the plate upper right. Signed in the plate lower left with the printed text. Here we have a fine impression in good condition. There's an occasional spot of foxing and a rust speck in the image on the left side, center. This impression was printed by Delâtre and published by Cadart & Luquet for the Société des Aquafortistes in June, 1864. Their watermark appears on the sheet as well as their blindstamp. The margins are wide.
$600

Seagulls (Les Mouettes) -  BRACQUEMOND

Seagulls (Les Mouettes)
FELIX BRACQUEMOND
French , (1833-1914)
Etching, 1882 (?), Beraldi 223 (iv/IV), total edition unknown. 11 5/8 x 18 3/8 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. Signed with the "B" stamped initial in the lower left. Here we have a fine impression of this large, impressive print. The margins are trimmed but sufficient. There's a faint suggestion of toning within an earlier mat opening. This is the final state of the work as printed in an edition of 100 impressions by Frederick Keppel. (Note: We have found various dates for this print listed from 1860 to 1895!) Provenance: Catherine Burns, 1984.
$1,800

Sarcelles (Teals) -  BRACQUEMOND

Sarcelles (Teals)
FELIX BRACQUEMOND
French , (1833-1914)
Etching, 1853, Bouillon Ac2 (pg 82), (ivIV); Beraldi 111, edition 100. 10 5/8 x 12 7/8 in. Signed in the plate, upper left corner. Signed lower left with the etched "B" and the pencil signature at right. This is a superb impression with substantial margins. The paper is a thin Japanese and the condition is fine. A few of Bracquemond's etchings bear this etched"B" and this edition of 100 was published about 1900 by Frederick Keppel. The impressions are very well printed.
$1,000

Flamingos -  BRESSLERN-ROTH

Flamingos
NORBERTINE BRESSLERN-ROTH
Austrian, (1891-1978)
Linocut, 1920s, edition unknown. 8 3/8 x 7 3/4 in. Signed and inscribed in pencil "handdruck." This is a fine impression printed on thin wove paper The margins are full. The condition is very good apart from slight toning at the outer edges of the sheet, well away from the image.
$1,900

Toucans  -  BRESSLERN-ROTH

Toucans
NORBERTINE BRESSLERN-ROTH
Austrian, (1891-1978)
Linocut printed in colors, 1929, edition unknown. 10 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. Signed with the monogram in the block, lower right. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine, vibrant impression with probably the full margins. The condition is excellent. This stellar work was published in a special edition of the 1920 Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst, Vienna. There is also the published, unsigned edition with the printed descriptive text along the bottom edge of the sheet.
SOLD

Command -  BRISCOE

Command
ARTHUR BRISCOE
British, (1873-1943)
Etching, 1937, Hurst 316, edition 50. 8 3/8 x 13 3/4 in. Signed and numbered in ink. This is a fine impression printed on slightly tinted WHATMAN paper with full margins. The condition is excellent. Briscoe's preeminent interest was in depicting ships of all kinds and their crews working on board. His knowledge of how to etch waves and complicated sails and rigging is unsurpassed.
$1,000

The Three Barges -  BRISCOE

The Three Barges
ARTHUR BRISCOE
British, (1873-1943)
Etching, 1925, Hurst 139, edition 75. 7 1/4 x 10 7/8 in. Signed, dated and titled in the plate. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression printed with tone. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. According to Hurst, "on the skyline lies Gravesend, viewed from the old Tilbury Hotel". (Gravesend is in northwest Kent along the Thames River."
$550

Making a Passage -  BRISCOE

Making a Passage
ARTHUR BRISCOE
British, (1873-1943)
Drypoint, 1924, Hurst 84, edition 75. 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. Signed and numbered in ink. This is a fine, luminous impression printed on a cream wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There's subtle, small spot of foxing just to the right of the image.)
$550

Viba -  BROCKHURST

Viba
GERALD BROCKHURST
British/American, (1890-1978)
Etching, 1929, Fletcher 63, edition 111 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. Signed in the plate, lower right. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression of the published state. The margins are full and the condition is fine other than for two old paper hinges at the top corners and the slightest suggestion of toning within an earlier mat opening. (Fletcher describes seven states with no descriptive variations among states three to seven.)
SOLD

James McBey -  BROCKHURST

James McBey
GERALD BROCKHURST
British/American, (1890-1978)
Etching, 1931, Fletcher 69 viii or IX/IX), edition 111 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. Signed and titled in the plate. Signed in pencil. Here we have a superb impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full with the possible exception of the lower margin apparently slightly trimmed. The condition is fine apart from the faintest suggestion of toning within an earlier mat opening. This, along with his portrait of Henry Rushbury, are two of Brockhurst's finest portraits of his contemporaries.
$2,000

Une Dacquoise (Anais) -  BROCKHURST

Une Dacquoise (Anais)
GERALD BROCKHURST
British/American, (1890-1978)
Etching, 1922, Fletcher 29 (iii/III), edition 76. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. Signed in the plate at the top. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, vibrant impression with full margins. The paper is a fine laid and the watermark reads ENGLAND. The condition is very good with only a faint suggestion of toning within an early mat opening. The print comes with an old Kleemann Gallery(NY) label.
SOLD

Opium -  BRUNING

Opium
MAX BRUNING
German, (1887-1968)
Drypoint, circa 1920-30, edition unknown. 14 x 7 in. Signed and titled in pencil. Here we have a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Bruning was a student of Frans van Stuck. His work during this early period was a combination of art deco and decadent symbolism. He was commissioned as a war artist and thereafter settled in Berlin. Many of his copper plates were destroyed during the war. His prints are now rare as what we have here. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine.
$1,200

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