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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.
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.
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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