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Fine Prints

All items are hand signed by the artist unless specifically noted otherwise. All items are properly matted and unframed unless otherwise noted. All defects, minor and major, are noted.

Fine Prints Catalog

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Cyrus L. Baldridge

"A Turn to the East," with "PEKING"(aka "CHINA GATE"),

1925

"A Turn to the East," with "PEKING"(aka "CHINA GATE"),

Cyrus L. Baldridge (Amer. 1889-1975)
$295
  • Medium:
    color woodcut
  • Date:
    1925
  • Size:
    9 1/2 x 14 1/2”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Cyrus Leroy Baldridge and Caroline Singer’s "Turn to the East" portfolio with original color woodblock titled “Peking” plus 8 photo offset color lithographs. Pristine condition. Published by Shozaburo Watanabe. In original portfolio. From the estate of publisher William Edwin Rudge.

Martin Lewis

"Boss of the Block"

1939

"Boss of the Block"

Martin Lewis (Amer. 1881-1962)
$1250
  • Medium:
    etching & aquatint
  • Date:
    1939
  • Edition:
    c. 212
  • Catalog:
    M128
  • Size:
    10 7/8 x 7 5/8”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil
Howard Leigh

"Bowery, New York"

c. 1930

"Bowery, New York"

Howard Leigh (Amer. 1896-1981)
$595
  • Medium:
    lithograph in black & tan
  • Date:
    c. 1930
  • Edition:
    20
  • Size:
    20 1/4 x 16 1/4”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Arguably the artist’s finest print. Uncommon.

Morris Henry Hobbs

"Cabildo Alley, Old New Orleans"

1946

"Cabildo Alley, Old New Orleans"

Morris Henry Hobbs (Amer. 1892-1967)
$225
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1946
  • Size:
    8 3/4 x 6”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Titled in pencil and inscribed to a Calhoun Johnston.

Frank Hartley Anderson

"Church Supper"

1936

"Church Supper"

Frank Hartley Anderson (Amer. 1890-1947)
$975
  • Medium:
    woodcut
  • Date:
    1936
  • Catalog:
    LC2
  • Size:
    10 1/2 x 12 3/8”
  • Signature:
    Signed and titled in pencil

Presentation print of the Southern Printmakers Society 1936. Another impression of this print is in the collection of the Library of Congress. Professional repair of tear in center image that is virtually undetectable.

Gladys Wilkins Murphy

"CIGARETTES," woodcut,, ed., Signed in pencil.

1938

"CIGARETTES," woodcut,, ed., Signed in pencil.

Gladys Wilkins Murphy (Amer. 1907-1985)
$525
  • Medium:
    woodcut
  • Date:
    1938
  • Edition:
    50
  • Size:
    10 x 8”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

This image was reproduced as one of 12 images for the AMERICAN BLOCK PRINT CALENDAR of 1938, published by Gutenberg Publishing Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Murphy was a student and teacher at the Rhode Island School of Design. She exhibited with the Boston Art Club, the Society of American Etchers, the Philadelphia Print Club and the National Academy of Design among others. Another impression of this print is in the collection of the National Gallery of Art.

Pierre-August Renoir

"Claude Renoir, Fils De L'Artiste, De Profil"

1908

"Claude Renoir, Fils De L'Artiste, De Profil"

Pierre-August Renoir (Amer. 1879-1961)
$750
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1908
  • Catalog:
    D17, S17
  • Size:
    6 1/8 X 3 5/8”
  • Signature:
    Unsigned as usual

On laid paper with blossom (?) watermark. Provenance: Far Gallery, NYC and with their label.

Werner Drewes

"Crescendo"

1975

"Crescendo"

Werner Drewes (Amer. 1899-1985)
$950
  • Medium:
    drypoint
  • Date:
    1975
  • Edition:
    17/xx
  • Catalog:
    R242
  • Size:
    12 x 8”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Another impression of this image is in the Collection of the Smithsonian. Uncommon.

Joseph Pennell

"Edgar Thomson Works, Bessamer"

1909

"Edgar Thomson Works, Bessamer"

Joseph Pennell (Amer. 1860-1926)
$175
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1909
  • Catalog:
    W517
  • Size:
    10 7/8 x 7 7/8”
  • Signature:
    Signed in plate only

Unsigned. From the estate of publisher William Edwin Rudge. Full margins.

Marion Greenwood

"Hong Kong Girl"

1948

"Hong Kong Girl"

Marion Greenwood (Amer. 1909-1970)
$150
  • Medium:
    lithograph
  • Date:
    1948
  • Edition:
    250
  • Catalog:
    AAA
  • Size:
    12 3/8 x 8 7/8”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil
Samuel Margolies

"Idle Colossus"

c.1935-39

"Idle Colossus"

Samuel Margolies (Amer. 1897-1974)
$1650
  • Medium:
    soft-ground etching & roulette
  • Date:
    c.1935-39
  • Edition:
    c. 20
  • Size:
    14 3/4 x 11 3/4”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

A rare image. I have seen a reference to another impression that had the Federal Art Project, WPA, New York ink stamp. Noted '’Pure’ soft ground” in lower margin. Tape stains upper margin edge, verso.

Alexander Z. Kruze

"Kingsbridge Local"

c. 1935-45

"Kingsbridge Local"

Alexander Z. Kruze (Amer. 1888-1972)
$350
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    c. 1935-45
  • Edition:
    75
  • Size:
    7 7/8 x 10”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Another impression is in the collection of the Wichita Art Museum.

Vojtech Preissig

"Manhattan"

"Manhattan"

Vojtech Preissig (Czech. 1873-1944)
  • Medium:
    mezzotint

From The Print Connoisseur.

Joseph Pennell

"On the Way to Bessamer"

1908

"On the Way to Bessamer"

Joseph Pennell (Amer. 1860-1926)
$175
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1908
  • Catalog:
    W520
  • Size:
    11 x 7”
  • Signature:
    Signed in plate only

Unsigned. From the estate of publisher William Edwin Rudge. Full margins.

Edna Boies Hopkins

"Petunia"

1907-8

"Petunia"

Edna Boies Hopkins (Amer. 1872-1937)
$750
  • Medium:
    color woodcut
  • Date:
    1907-8
  • Catalog:
    V51ii
  • Size:
    7 x 4 1/2"
  • Signature:
    Signed with chop mark in block only

Signed with the artist’s chop mark only. This original woodcut was bound into a high quality short-lived literary publication in 1908. It was printed “from the original blocks by careful working on a hand press.” There was also a “very limited” number of this image that was hand printed and signed in pencil (I have seen only one of those in 25+ years).

William Russell Flint

"Round a Venetian Brazier"

1935

"Round a Venetian Brazier"

William Russell Flint (Brit. 1880-1969)
$195
  • Medium:
    drypoint
  • Date:
    1935
  • Edition:
    27
  • Catalog:
    R242
  • Size:
    4 3/4 x 8 1/2”
  • Signature:
    Signed in ink

*Signature is faded.

Lovis Corinth

"Saint Michael" ("Der Heilige Michael")

1923

"Saint Michael" ("Der Heilige Michael")

Lovis Corinth (Germ. 1858-1925)
$325
  • Medium:
    drypoint
  • Date:
    1923
  • Catalog:
    M672
  • Size:
    8 7/8 x 6 3/4”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

From the portfolio “Die Kunst der Gegenwart” Plate 1. With the blindstamp of publisher Marées-Gesellschaft. Slight cockling to the thin paper.

Lovis Corinth

"Salome"

1919

"Salome"

Lovis Corinth (Germ. 1858-1925)
$325
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1919
  • Edition:
    150
  • Catalog:
    S367
  • Size:
    7 7/8 x 9 7/8”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Published within the portfolio “Jahrbuch der Originalgraphik.” (”Yearbook of Original Graphics”) edited by Hans W. Singer.

Luigi Lucioni

"Sleeping Dog"

1949

"Sleeping Dog"

Luigi Lucioni (Amer. 1900-1988)
$295
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1949
  • Edition:
    small*
  • Catalog:
    E111
  • Size:
    4 5/8 x 6 1/2”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

*Lucioni’s etchings of dogs were intended as Christmas cards and were not printed in large number. Uncommon.

Emil Ganso

"Still Life With Fruit"

1935

"Still Life With Fruit"

Emil Ganso (Amer. 1895-1941)
$375
  • Medium:
    color lithograph
  • Date:
    1935
  • Edition:
    35
  • Catalog:
    S-L102b
  • Size:
    12 x 15 7/8”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Slight cockling to sheet.

Jack Markow

"Street in Manasquan (NJ)"

c. 1935-4

"Street in Manasquan (NJ)"

Jack Markow (Amer. 1905-1983)
$425
  • Medium:
    lithograph
  • Date:
    c. 1935-4
  • Edition:
    small
  • Size:
    9 1/2 x 11 1/2”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Stamped “FEDERAL ART PROJECT NYC WPA.”

Wayman Adams

"The Offering"

c. 1931

"The Offering"

Wayman Adams (Amer. 1883-1951)
$695
  • Medium:
    lithograph
  • Date:
    c. 1931
  • Edition:
    100
  • Size:
    10 x 8 3/4”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

An Impression of this print was exhibited at the Printmakers Society of California exhibit in 1931 and also in 2005 at the Spartanburg (SC) Museum of Art’s “Southern Masters of Printmaking” exhibit.

Peggy Bacon

"The Sights of the Town"

1946

"The Sights of the Town"

Peggy Bacon (Amer. 1895-1987)
$175
  • Medium:
    lithograph
  • Date:
    1946
  • Edition:
    250
  • Catalog:
    F151
  • Size:
    8 1/4 x 10 3/8”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

*A view on Cape Cod--either Provincetown or Wellfleet--exhibiting Bacon’s wry humor. (That's the flash from the camera in the left side of the image).

William C. McNulty

"Towers in the Sun"

1946

"Towers in the Sun"

William C. McNulty (Amer. 1889-1963)
$1200
  • Medium:
    drypoint
  • Date:
    1946
  • Edition:
    75
  • Catalog:
    R242
  • Size:
    11 1/8 x 13”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Light creasing in margins.

Helen Malta

"Workers"

1930's

"Workers"

Helen Malta (Amer. 1912-1975)
$225
  • Medium:
    lithograph
  • Date:
    1930's
  • Edition:
    8
  • Size:
    6 1/4 x 8 1/4”

Helen Wagner Malta worked in New York City in the 1930s, teaching at the Harlem Art Center and working in the New York branch of the WPA graphics division. Some of her works were shown at various WPA shows in New York during the 1930s. Her work is included in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Art. Malta was mentioned in the Appendix of of Dave and Reba Williams’ landmark catalog American Screenprints (1987).

Charlotte Saphiro

“Apple Pickers"

c. 1925-30

“Apple Pickers"

Charlotte Saphiro (Amer. early 20th c.)
$495
  • Medium:
    lithograph
  • Date:
    c. 1925-30
  • Edition:
    small
  • Size:
    12 3/4 x 9.”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

The artist was a a member of the Clay Club in New York City in 1914 as noted in the Supplement to Mallett’s Index Index of Artists. That is the only reference I can find on the artist. A great image! Faint glue stain in outer left margin, far from image.

Mabel Pugh

“Housetops--Italy”

1919

“Housetops--Italy”

Mabel Pugh (Amer. 1891-1986)
$350
  • Medium:
    wood engraving
  • Date:
    1919
  • Edition:
    100
  • Size:
    10 x 6 7/8”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Aka, “Housetops--Perugia.”

Fermin Rocker

“Hudson Panorama"

1940

“Hudson Panorama"

Fermin Rocker (Brit./Amer. 1907-2004)
$595
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1940
  • Size:
    8 x 11 7/8”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

An impression of this print was exhibited at the Society of American Etchers exhibition in 1940.

Vojtech Preissig

5 Original Prints*

1929

5 Original Prints*

Vojtech Preissig (Czech. 1873-1944)
$1250
  • Medium:
    various media
  • Date:
    1929
  • Edition:
    c. 1000
  • Size:
    9 1/2 x 6 1/2" (volume)
  • Signature:
    Unsigned as usual

Published in The Print Connoisseur, Vol. IX, No. 2, April 1929. *Contanins: “Snow,” aquatint; “The House” [cover], linoleum cut in 3 colors; “Manhattan,” original mezzotint; “St. Nicholas Church,” 4 color linoleum cut; “Slovak Trumpeter,” 4 color linoleum cut, as well as other Preissig images. Rare to find the intact volume. Some chipping and edge tears to paper cover; internally fine. See one print below, ask to see others.

Blanche Lazzell

Abstract Art Exhibit Poster, Herring Gallery

1925

Abstract Art Exhibit Poster, Herring Gallery

Blanche Lazzell (Amer. 1878-1956)
$525
  • Medium:
    woodcut
  • Date:
    1925
  • Edition:
    small ed.--rare,
  • Size:
    8 1/4 x 5”
  • Signature:
    Unsigned

Lazzell and Jesse Freemont Herring met during a sketching tour in Italy in February 1913. They reunited in Provincetown in 1915, Herring had returned to her artistic endeavors and where Lazzell moved (from Morgantown, WV) to pursue a career in the fine arts. In the mid-1920s, Herring became the curator of the Berkeley League of Fine Arts, where in 1925 Lazzell was honored with a one-woman exhibition of her woodcuts. Slight time toning to the lower sheet edge.

Charles W. Smith

Abstractions, [Book w/ 6 orig. color woodcuts]

Abstractions, [Book w/ 6 orig. color woodcuts]

Charles W. Smith (Amer. 1893-1987)
$1,800
  • Edition:
    250
  • Size:
    10 x 8 1/2”
  • Signature:
    Unsigned as issued

The artist’s landmark book, published in 1939 by the Johnson Publishing Company, New York. With 6 original abstract color woodcuts bound in. Prints are unsigned, as usual. Another copy of this work is in the collection of the Library of Congress.

Helen Malta

Card Players

1930's

Card Players

Helen Malta (Amer. 1912-1975)
$195
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1930's
  • Edition:
    20
  • Size:
    5 x 7”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Helen Wagner Malta worked in New York City in the 1930s, teaching at the Harlem Art Center and working in the New York branch of the WPA graphics division. Some of her works were shown at various WPA shows in New York during the 1930s. Her work is included in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Art. Malta was mentioned in the Appendix of of Dave and Reba Williams’ landmark catalog American Screenprints (1987).

Wayman Adams

Figures in a Doorway, New Orleans

c. 1930

Figures in a Doorway, New Orleans

Wayman Adams (Amer. 1883-1951)
$695
  • Medium:
    lithograph
  • Date:
    c. 1930
  • Edition:
    small
  • Size:
    14 x 7 1/2”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Inscribed “New Orleans” in left margin. There is also an impression of this image in the collection of Cassilhaus in Durham NC. I have found no other impresssions.

Louis Orr

Portfolio: "Dartmouth College: 10 Etchings by Louis Orr"

1928

Portfolio: "Dartmouth College: 10 Etchings by Louis Orr"

Louis Orr (Amer. 1879-1961)
$1200
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1928
  • Edition:
    100
  • Size:
    Folio measures 18 x 13”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

Rare to find original portfolio complete. Fine condition with tissue guards. Frontispiece had been removed and framed but is back in the portfolio. It has some hinge remnants, verso and a short margin tear at the bottom. Other prints fine. A few light scattered spots of foxing on a few sheets. **Ask for photos of all**.

Louis Orr

Portfolio: "Eight Etchings"

1928

Portfolio: "Eight Etchings"

Louis Orr (Amer. 1879-1961)
$1200
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1928
  • Edition:
    100
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

This is a complete portfolio of 8 original pencil signed etchings (plus the Baker clock tower on folding cover of the set) of prominent Dartmouth College buildings. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Near mint condition with original tissue guards. Slight toning to portfolio cover. Rare to find original portfolio complete. **Ask for photos of all**.

Luigi Lucioni

Sleeping Dog

1951

Sleeping Dog

Luigi Lucioni (Amer. 1900-1988)
$295
  • Medium:
    etching
  • Date:
    1951
  • Edition:
    small*
  • Catalog:
    E165??
  • Size:
    4 x 5”
  • Signature:
    Signed in pencil

*Lucioni’s etchings of dogs were intended as Christmas cards and were not printed in large number. Uncommon.