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On the Reef. c. 1933. Etching. Ryan 79. 6 7 /8 x 14 7/8(sheet 8 1/2 x 16). Edition not known. Printed on pale cream-colored paper. A rich impression of this dramatic image. Signed in pencil. $2,500.
A Man of Duke of the Duke of York's Island/ A Man of Lord Howe's Island. (Papua, New Guinea, and Australia, Tasman Sea, respectively.) 1794. Steel engraving. 7 1/4 x 8 3/4 (sheet). As published in, George Augustus Baldwyn, A New, Royal, Authentic, Complete, and Universal System of Geography; or, a Modern History and Description of the Whole World... Descriptions of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America... including... the Late Discoveries in the South Seas, and towards the North Pole... Comprising every Interesting Discovery and Circumstance in the Narratives of Captain Cook's Voyages round the World. One of 87 engraved plates and maps. There an engraving of A Family of New South Wales on the top half of the sheet. Published by Alex Hogg, March 1, 1794. Several repaired tears. Unsigned. $50.
Hortus Conclusis (Enclosed Garden) 2008. Oil/mixed media on board. 17 1/2. x 14 1/2 , Signed, titled and annotated, verso. Housed in a thematically- decorated silver leaf frame. This painting is a part of a body of work the artist made before transitioning gender and continuing to paint under the name 'Therin Brooks' in 2015. $1,500.
IRLANDE ET JAMAÏQUE. - Patience!.... (Ireland and Jamaica. Patience!....)
1866. Lithograph. Delteil 3494.ii/ii. 9 1/2 x 8 (sheet 11 7/16 x 11 3/16). Series: Actualités, (News of the Day), plate 60. Published in Le Charivari April 11, 1866. Text: lower left: A.de Vresse,r.de Rivoli,55.; lower right: Lith.Destouches,28 r.Paradis.Pre. Four fold marks,sheet trimmed. Initialed in the stone, lower left. $350.
John Bull jure qu'il est attaché au fils de Théodoros par un lien indissoluble. (John Bull vows that he is tied to the son of Theodorus by an indissoluble band.)
1868. Lithograph. Delteil 3657.ii/ii (with letters). 9 5/8 x 8 1/4 (sheet 12 x 11 3/16). Series: Actualités, (News of the Day), plate 189. Published in Le Charivari August 22, 1868. Text: lower left:A.de Vresse,r. Rivoli 55.; lower right: Lith.Destouches, r. Paradis Pre.28. Six fold marks; sheet trimmed. Initialed in the stone, lower left. $350.
Black Madonna. c. 1940. Gouache. 15 5/8 x 11 3/8 (sheet 16 x 12 1/16). Ex-collection: the Catholic Lending Library, Hartford, Connecticut. A serene madonna holds her child, who holds the apple representing original sin. Signed, lower right. $750.
Head of a Negro. 1925. Etching. Garton 15.ii. 5 x 4 (sheet 7 3/4 x 6 1/2). Edition about 55 published by XXI Gallery. Numbered '40' in a circle on the verso. Illustrated: Fine Prints of the Year, 1925; Print Collector's Quarterly 16 (1929): 88. A fine impression with plate tone printed on cream wove paper with full margins. Signed, dated and annotated 'fec et imp' (designed and printed) in pencil, indicating a proof printed by Drury. $750.
Madonna and Child. c. 1945. Tempera on paper. 16 1/4 x 12. Ex-collection the Catholic Lending Library of Hartford. Unsigned, as usual. $1,500.
Au Café -- La Negresse. 1908. Etching and drypoint. Exsteens 271.i/ii. 11 x 5 5/8. Series: Les Bars. From the first state edition of 30 proofs with the remarque sketch at the foot of the image (total edition 95). Printed on laid paper watermarked "Pellet et Legrand" on the full sheet with deckle edges. With the red Pellet stamp, lower right. Ex collection: Vincent Price. Signed in pencil. $2,000.
Grant Tyson Reynard. 1877-1968.
Alley Cats. 1933. Etching and drypoint. 8 x 10 3/8. Edition 50. Signed and titled in pencil. Sold with the pencil drawing. $1,750 the pair.
Back of the Billiard Hall. Orange, Virginia. November 7, 1931. Ink study for the etching. 7 1/2 x 10 3/4 (sheet 9 7/8 x 14 1/16). Signed, dated and titled in pencil. Drawn on fine off-white laid paper with a sketch of a cat in the right-hand margin. Sold with the etching.
Old French Market, Louisiana. c. 1928. Etching. 8 7/8 x 11 3/4 (sheet 11 x 14 1/2). A very rich impression printed on "Fabiano Italy" countermarked paper. Signed in pencil. Annotated in pencil by the artist, "To, Eugene A. Noble. I agree with you that an artist should follow his work to the bitter end and so I hope to do. Have patience." Annotated by a different hand, probably Eugene A. Noble, "E.A. N." "Old French Market LA" "This is the first print from the first plate by E.H. Suydam. $1,750.
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