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The Market a Pontoise (Marché à Pontoise) -  PISSARRO

The Market a Pontoise (Marché à Pontoise)
CAMILLE PISSARRO
French, (1830-1903)
Lithograph, circa 1895, Delteil/Cailac 147 (iii/III); edition 20. 12 1/8 x 8 15/16 in. Signed, titled and numbered "No 19 ep.def." in colored pencil. This is a superb impression printed on chine appliqué with probably the full margins. The condition is fine apart from a few spots of subtle foxing in the lower right margin away from the image. This is an exceptional print by the Pissarro and one of a few views of market scenes done in etching as well as lithography. Pontoise is located just north of Paris.
$11,000

Lapwings -  PLATT

Lapwings
JOHN PLATT
British, (1886-1967)
Woodcut printed in seven colors, 1936, Chapman 32, recorded edition of only 22. 16 1/2 x 8 in. Signed and numbered "XIX" in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are substantial. The condition is fine apart from a small wrinkle in the lower left corner and one in the upper left. There was no projected edition for this print. The influence of Japanese printmaking is clearly evident.
$2,000

Yellow Calla -  RICE

Yellow Calla
WILLIAM S. RICE
American, (1873-1963)
White line woodcut printed in colors, circa 1925, from a very small edition. 9 1/4 x 6 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb, luminous impression printed on fibrous Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (The original paper tape hinges are at the top corners, recto.) Rice was born in Pennsylvania and later moved to California where he taught printmaking at the Alameda and Oakland public schools. Rice was a true craftsman and he authored two books on the subject of block printing. The white line technique, which he used for making this print, originated in Provincetown, MA. Only one block is needed to make the print.
SOLD

Saint-Paul- de-Vence -  SEABY

Saint-Paul- de-Vence
ALLEN W. SEABY
British, (1867-1953)
Woodcut printed in colors, undated, probably 1920s, Edition unknown. 7 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. Initialed in the block, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression of this uncommon print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There's some stray printer's ink here and there in the outer margins.) St Paul-de-Vence is a medieval town in the Provence-Aples-Côte d'Azur region of Southern France. It's near Nice. We are aware of a pencil study for this charming print.
$1,000

The Shadowed Valley -  SHORT

The Shadowed Valley
FRANK SHORT
British, (1857-1945)
Mezzotint, 1927, Hardie 128, edition unknown. 14 3/8 x 19 3/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression of this outstanding print. The margins are trimmed and it's printed on a chine applique; otherwise in fine condition. The drawing study for this print is in the collection of the Fogg Art Museum in Cnambridge, MA.
$2,200

The Little Bride -  SLOAN

The Little Bride
JOHN SLOAN
American, (1871- 1951)
Etching, 1906, Morse 138 (i/I), edition 100. 5 1/8 x 6 7/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate, upper left. Signed and titled in pencil and inscribed, "100 proofs." Here we have a fine impression with wide margins. The condition is fine apart from mild toning in the four outer corners of the margins. This print is from Sloan's "New York Life" series. The scene is St. Vincent de Paul Church on 23rd Street.
$1,800

Girl and Cat -  SPRUANCE

Girl and Cat
BENTON SPRUANCE
American, (1904-1962)
Lithograph, 1935, Fine/Looney 121, edition 33. 10 3/8 x 13 5/8 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The edition was supposedly printed by Theodore Cuno. This is an uncommon print.
$3,500

Woman and Child -  SQUIRE

Woman and Child
MAUD HUNT SQUIRE
American, (1873-1954)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, 1907, from a very small edition. 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. Signed in pencil. Dated in pencil and inscribed "Paris." This is a fine impression printed on a wove paper. The margins are wide and appear to be untrimmed. Fine condition. Squire met Ethel Mars in Cincinnati and the couple went to Paris in 1903. They remained there together until the start of WW1. From there they went to Provincetown, MA and became active in the art scene there. The couple eventually returned to Paris and became great friends of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. They remained in France for the rest of their lives.
SOLD

Ice Hockey -  TSCHUDI

Ice Hockey
LILL TSCHUDI
Swiss, (1911-2004)
Linocut printed in colors, 1933, Coppel LT 31, edition 50. 10 1/4 x 11 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. Titled below in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The paper is a thin, off-white oriental wove paper. This impression is from the first edition and a second edition for the USA was begun in 1950. These were annotated "USA". "This proved particularly popular with the critics and collectors. Within ten days of opening their 1933 colour prints show, the Redfern Gallery urgently requested Tschudi to send more impressions of Ice Hockey." (See notes, page 136, from the Coppel entry for this print; Linocuts of the Machine Age, Claude Flight and the Grosvenor School, 1995, Scholar Press.)
PRICE ON REQUEST

Sweet Peas 2 -  URUSHIBARA

Sweet Peas 2
YOSHIJIRO URUSHIBARA
Japanese, (1880-1953)
Woodcut printed in colors, circa 1913, Chapman/Horner F41, edition probably 83. 12 x 7 7/8 in. Signed in the block with the artist's seal. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression with rich colors. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This is one of many exemplary floral woodcuts done by Urushibara. Color variations exist of this print. Ex-collection: the artist's estate via Ichiro Urushibara, the artist's son. The artist rarely dated his prints.
$1,500

Old Dutch Towns on the Zuiderzee (Oude Hollandsche Steden aan de Zuiderzee) -  VELDHEER

Old Dutch Towns on the Zuiderzee (Oude Hollandsche Steden aan de Zuiderzee)
JACOBUS G. VELDHEER
Dutch, (1866-1954)
Woodcut, 1900, Braches 971109; one of a few proofs. 9 7/8 x 7 in. Initialed in the block, lower left. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a subtle stain in the lower right margin. This wonderful Dutch art nouveau woodcut is the cover design for the book of the same title. It was published in Haarlem by Erven F. Bohn, 1900. Veldheer was a masterful woodblock artist who spent considerable time in France and was influenced by Japanese prints as well as by Paris art dealer, Samuel Bing.
$850

Dancer at the Moulin Rouge (Danseuse au Moulin Rouge) -  VILLON

Dancer at the Moulin Rouge (Danseuse au Moulin Rouge)
JACQUES VILLON
French, (1875-1963)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1899, Ginestet & Pouillon E 31; edition unknown. 11 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. Signed on the stone. This is a fine impression with rich colors. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This charming, fin-de-siècle print was published by "L'Estampe et l'Affiche" by André Mellerio. Their blindstamp appears in the lower right corner of the sheet.
$1,300

The  Oise River at Sergy (L'Oise a Sergy) -  VLAMINCK

The Oise River at Sergy (L'Oise a Sergy)
MAURICE DE VLAMINCK
French, (1876-1958)
Aquatint, 1924, Walterskirchen 110 (ii/II); edition 100. 9 1/2 x 12 5/8 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, rich impressioon with full margins. The condition is fine apart from two soft wrinkles at the top of the sheet not affecting the image. This dynamic print was published by the Galerie des Peintres-Graveurs (E. Frapier), Paris. This is the second printing of 100 impressions (state ii) printed on Van Gelder paper. The first edition was 25 impressions. (The blindstamp of the publisher does not appear on this sheet.)
$2,300

Old Birch Tree (Oude Berk) -  VOSKUYL

Old Birch Tree (Oude Berk)
HENK (HENDRIK) VOSKUYL
Dutch, (1893-1980)
Lithograph, 1930, edition unknown. 19 1/2 x 14 1/8 in. Initialed and dated in the lower left corner. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression printed on a light cream wove paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine. Voskuyl lived and worked in the Hague where he was a member of the Pulchri Studio. He was a remarkable draughtsman as well as a painter. His work is found in the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen and the Rijksmuseum.
$800

Northern Coast -  WENGENROTH

Northern Coast
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1937, Stuckey 63, edition 65. 9 7/8 x 16 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. The location for this dramatic print is Rockport, MA.
$850

Cottage Window -  WENGENROTH

Cottage Window
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1970, Stuckey 334, edition 50. 15 1/4 x 11 3/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this large, lovely print. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. The location for this work was Greenport, New York, which is an historic village on the north fork of Long Island.
$1,000

Victorian Era -  WENGENROTH

Victorian Era
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1947, Stuckey 167, edition 50. 12 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression of this stellar print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. The location for this print is Noank, CT. Noank is a village in the town of Groton.
SOLD

Housewife's Garden -  WENGENROTH

Housewife's Garden
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1931, Stuckey 9, edition 54. 9 5/8 x 12 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine, luminous impression of this rare, early work. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Like so much of his early work, Eastport, ME is the location he chose for inspiration.
$800

Fog -  WENGENROTH

Fog
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1942, Stuckey 114, edition only 20. 8 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This impression bears the Edith Wengenroth collectors mark; a lighthouse with her initials. This rare print was done in Castine, ME. Note: this work was printed with two stones, one being a tint stone. The catalogue lists an edition of 20 but this impression says "ed 22."
$1,100

New York Nocturne -  WENGENROTH

New York Nocturne
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1945, Stuckey 146, edition 85. 9 7/8 x 16 7/8 in. Signed in pencil and also titled in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from faint discoloration along the top edge of the sheet, verso, from an early tape hinge. This outstanding night scene is one of Wengenroth's finest prints. The view is from Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, looking towards lower Manhattan.
$13,000

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