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Summer Dawn - Loch Etive-Side -  ALEXANDER

Summer Dawn - Loch Etive-Side
ANN D. ALEXANDER
Scottish, (b. 1890)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1932, edition unknown (probably 50). 6 1/2 x 10 in. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression on Japanese paper. The margins are fine and the condition is very good. (There's slight minor toning within an earlier mat opening.) Loch Etive joins the sea between the villages of Connel and Dunstaffnage. Ex-collection: Robert O. Muller.
$1,100

Summer Afterglow, Loch Etive-side IV -  ALEXANDER

Summer Afterglow, Loch Etive-side IV
ANN D. ALEXANDER
Scottish, (b. 1890)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1933, edition probably 50. 7 x 10 in. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. This is a very fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart frame a very faint suggestion of toning within an early mat opening. The artist studied at the Glasgow School of Art and exhibited extensively between 1917 and 1940. Ex-collection: Robert O Muller.
$1,100

Farmhouse with a Kalefield in the Foreground -  ALTINK

Farmhouse with a Kalefield in the Foreground
JAN ALTINK
Dutch, (1885-1971)
Etching with plate tone, 1925, small edition. Rare. 9 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. Signed, dated and inscribed "eigendruk." This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Altink was born, raised and studied in Groningen and this is a view of the countryside where he lived. He was a founding member of the Dutch expressionist group called "de Ploeg" which means both "plow" and "team". He was also a gifted painter. The Groninger Museum houses a solid collection of his work and of other de Ploeg artists such as Wiegers, Dijkstra, Alkema, Faber, etc. Since 1993, the Museum has published a series of books on de Ploeg artists and the volume devoted to Altink, "Jan Altink - Iconen Van Het Groningerland," was recently published.
$1,750

Small Bridge with Trees and House -  ALTINK

Small Bridge with Trees and House
JAN ALTINK
Dutch, (1885-1971)
Etching and aquatint, 1925, Small edition. 11 x 9 5/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. We've located two paintings that relate to this scene. We also had an impression printed in blue ink titled, Blauwbrugje, (Little Blue Bridge.) This print is a splendid example of Dutch expressionism.
$2,200

Masque of the Red Death  (the title of the volume) -  BUCKLAND-WRIGHT

Masque of the Red Death (the title of the volume)
JOHN BUCKLAND-WRIGHT
British, (1897-1954)
Wood engraving, 1932, Buckland Wright A-9; edition 175. 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression with probably the full margins. The condition is excellent. This is one of thirteen wood engravings in this publication. The edition was printed in 1932 by Halcyon Press in Maastricht.
$500

La Fête Nationale au Boulevard Clichy -  BUHOT

La Fête Nationale au Boulevard Clichy
FELIX BUHOT
French, (1847-1898)
Etching, drypoint and aquatint, 1878, Bourcard-Goodfriend 127 (v/VIII), edition unknown. 12 5/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed and dated in the central plate, lower left. Signed with the artist's red owl stamp (Lugt 977) at bottom center. This is a fine impression printed on a sturdy laid paper. The margins are wide and probably full. This is acompelling and joyous record of the first Bastille Day celebration on June 30, 1878.
$2,400

The Promenade (Le Promenoir) -  CHAHINE

The Promenade (Le Promenoir)
EDGAR CHAHINE
French, (1874-1947)
Etching, drypoint and aquatint printed in colors, 1903, Tabanelli 110, edition 50 plus proofs. 11 5/8 x 18 1/4 in. Signed in the plate, upper left corner. Signed in pencil and inscribed "epreuve," lower left. This is a fine impression printed on a cream Japan paper. The margins are substantial but somewhat trimmed. Fine condition. Along with Jacques Villon, James Tissot, and Toulouse-Lautrec, Chahine was one of the best portrayers of the images associated with la belle époque. (More than half of Chahine's prints were destroyed in a 1926 studio fire and even more were destroyed in a 1942 flood.) The print was published by Sagot but their blindstamp is not showing here.
$1,800

Man at Arms (Un Homme d'Armes) -  DELACROIX

Man at Arms (Un Homme d'Armes)
EUGENE DELACROIX
French, (1798-1863)
Etching, 1833, Strauber/Delteil 17 (i/IV); edition unknown. 4 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. Signed in the plate, upper right. This is a superb impression of the rare first state before all letters. This is the full sheet printed on laid paper with a J WHATMAN watermark. The condition is fine apart from a tiny hole in the margin at left and an old narrow hinge running the length of the edge of the sheet at right, verso. Ex-collection: J. Michelin (Lugt 1490).
$1,400

Two Skulls -  DERKZEN VAN ANGEREN

Two Skulls
ANTOON DERKZEN VAN ANGEREN
Dutch, (1878-1961)
Etching, 1906, edition unknown. 14 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. Signed and dated in pencil. Here we have a fine impression of this compelling print. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. He started out as a decorator of Delft pottery and ultimately taught printmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rotterdam from 1917-1943. He moved to Canada after the war and lived there the rest of his life. His etchings are discussed on pages 172-173 of Holland on Paper in the Age of Art Nouveau (2014) by Cliff Ackley. Skulls as a still life are a favorite subject of the artist. This idea of momento mori relates back to still life painting in the Netherlands during the 17th century.
SOLD

Schalkwijstraat, Utrecht -  DONKER

Schalkwijstraat, Utrecht
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching, 1968-69, RKD CD69-12, edition only 20. 11 x 13 1/2 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This is an exceptional early work by the artist. His architectual etchings tend to be much less common than the landscapes.
SOLD

Het Waddeneiland Griend -  DONKER

Het Waddeneiland Griend
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching, 1973, RKD CD 73-10 (vii/VII), edition 50. 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There are remnants of two small hinges at the top corners.) Griend is a small uninhabited island among the Wadden Sea Islands also known as the Frisian Islands. They form an archipelago stretching from the northwest of the Netherlands up to Denmark.
$900

Hawthorn in the Snow, Groningen (Meidoorn in de Sneeuw, Groningen) -  DONKER

Hawthorn in the Snow, Groningen (Meidoorn in de Sneeuw, Groningen)
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching, circa 1986, RKD CD86-7, edition 40. 10 1/2 x 12 7/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine, beautifully inked impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. Donker is quite skilled at capturing the elements of winter; cold, snow and bleakness.
$950

Winter in Rhijnauwen -  DONKER

Winter in Rhijnauwen
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching , 1982, RKD CD82-2 (ii/II), edition 50. 8 7/16 x 11 1/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is very good. (The top margin is skinned in areas from an earlier mat.) Rhijnauwen is a castle and it's also a small forest that separates Bunnik from Utrecht. Many of the artist's prints relate to this area.
$900

Birch in the Middle of the Forest (Birch I), (Berk Midden in Bos (Berk I) -  DONKER

Birch in the Middle of the Forest (Birch I), (Berk Midden in Bos (Berk I)
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching and aquatint, 1988, RKD CD88-2 (ii/II), edition 30. 9 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This print was done in March and this is etched in tiny letters on the bottom edge of the plate. Donker would often etch little cryptic notes commenting on the print or where he made it.
$900

Spruce Trees (Sparrenbomen) -  DONKER

Spruce Trees (Sparrenbomen)
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching, 2007, RKD CD 06-5, edition only 10. 9 3/8 x 7 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine, rich impression of this rare print. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. We have a large selection of Donker's etchings currently available.
$800

Winter Landscape with a Large Tree (Winterlandschap met en Grote Boom) -  DONKER

Winter Landscape with a Large Tree (Winterlandschap met en Grote Boom)
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching, 1978, RKD CD 77-22 (iii/III), edition 50 plus proofs. 9 x 11 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This impression is from the collection of Ton and Dobs van Dijk, the now deceased owners of Galerie Petit in Amsterdam. For many years, they offered a remarkable collection of contemporary Dutch printmakers and sculptors. Sadly, the business is no longer.
$900

Trees and Shrubs, Rhijnaumen (Bomen en Struiken) -  DONKER

Trees and Shrubs, Rhijnaumen (Bomen en Struiken)
CHARLES DONKER
Dutch, (b. 1940)
Etching, 1982, RKD CD 82-5 (v/V), edition 50. 10 1/8 x 14 1/2 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression of this large and exceptional work. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. The name Rhijnaumen is used to denote a forest that separates Bunnik from Utrecht. Donker did much of his work in this area as it is close to where he lives.
$1,200

Apple and Pear Blossoms in a Black Vase (Appel en Perenbloesem in Zwarte Vaas) -  EVERBAG

Apple and Pear Blossoms in a Black Vase (Appel en Perenbloesem in Zwarte Vaas)
FRANS EVERBAG
Dutch, (1877-1947)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, circa 1937, edition unknown. 19 5/8 x 22 in. Signed in pencil and also inscribed "Epreuve d'artiste." This is a fine impression of this large and impressive print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There's a small repaired tear just into the upper margin, center.) Everbag specialized in color intaglio prints and his florals are among his best works. A catalogue raisonné was published in conjunction with a retrospective in 1988 at the Museum Kempenland.
$2,200

Before the Thunderstorm (Vor dem Gewitter) -  FRANK

Before the Thunderstorm (Vor dem Gewitter)
LEO FRANK
Austrian, (1884-1959)
Woodcut printed in colors, circa 1925, edition unknown. 9 x 14 in. Signed in pencil lower right, in the image. This is a fine, atmospheric impression printed on thin Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. Leo and his twin brother, Hans, both studied at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna and later at the Vienna Academy. Their woodcuts were clearly influenced by Japanese prints and they were superb technicians.
$900

Death and the Girl (Tod und die Mädchen) -  FREUND

Death and the Girl (Tod und die Mädchen)
KARL FREUND
German, (1892-1943)
Woodcut, 1938, edition unknown. 13 x 9 1/8 in. Signed, dated and titled in ink. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a few soft wrinkles in the margins only. This image is a potent contribution to the love and death theme encountered in art history over the centuries. Freund was well trained as an artist and he also took several courses in philosophy. He served in the military in WW1 and spent two years as a POW in Siberia. He later became a curator at the Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, but was later dismissed for being Jewish. He was sent to Buchenwald in 1938 and ultimately met his demise in Auschwitz in 1943.
$800

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