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Childe Frederick Hassam, N.A. 1859-1935.

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New York City

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The Bill Boards, New York. c. 1919. Etching. Cortissoz, Clayton 87. 4 5/8 x 6 (sheet 6 3/8 x 9 5/8). A fine impression with carefully-wiped plate tone printed on white wove paper with deckle edges. Drying tack holes in the margins. Provenance: William Macbeth Gallery, New York. Signed and dated 1896 in the plate; signed with the cypher in pencil. Housed in an elegant beaded gold leaf frame. $6,000.

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The Church Across the Way. 1916. Etching. Cortissoz, Clayton 66. 8 1/4 x 4 3/8 (sheet 10 1/16 x 6 1/8). A fine impression with carefully-wiped plate tone printed on whitelaid paper with a '6' partial countermark. With the usual drying tack holes in the margins. Annotated 'New York C.H. 1916'in the plate; signed with the cypher in pencil. The etching is extremely scarce. $3,750. Available housed in a gold leaf frame.

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Fifth Avenue, Noon, New York. 1916. Etching. Cortissoz, Clayton 77.ii. 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 (sheet 12 3/8 x 9 7/16). A fine impression with carefully-wiped plate tone printed on cream wove paper on the full sheet with deckle edges. Drying tack holes in the margins, as usual. Provenance: the artist, Milch Galleries, New York. Signed and dated 'April 1, 1916' in the plate; signed with the cypher in pencil and annotated 'imp' in pencil, denoting a proof printed by Hassam. $11,000.

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Floor of the Stock Exchange. 1927. Etching. Cortissoz, Clayton 266. 9 7/8 x 14 3/4 (sheet 11 7/8 x 17 3/8). No published edition. A rich impression with carefully-wiped plate tone printed on cream wove paper. Drying tack holes in the margins. Dedicated in pencil 'Proof selected for Mrs. Lowinson by Childe Hassam'. Signed, dated and annotated in the plate; signed with the cypher in pencil. A superb proof of this exceptionally rare image. Price upon request.

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Lafayette Street. 1918. Crayon and lithotint. Kleeman 18; Griffith 5. 14 5/8 x x 11 (sheet 18 x 11 3/4). Edition 59. A rich impression printed on Japanese mulberry paper with an oak leaf watermark. Signed and annotated in the stone "Childe Hassam 1918"; signed with the cypher in pencil. $7,500.

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The Little Church Around the Corner. 1923. Etching. Cortissoz, Clayton 220.ii. 8 x 11 1/2 (sheet 10 5/8 x 11 3/8). A fine impression with carefully-wiped plate tone printed on white wove paper with deckle edges. Drying tack holes in the margins. Signed and dated 'Jany.31, CH 1923 in the plate; signed with the cypher in pencil. The etching is extremely scarce. $3,500. Avvailable housed in a gold leaf frame ($3,750).

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New York Bouquet. 1917. Lithograph. Kleeman 23; Griffith 2. 11 x 6 (sheet 14 5/8 x 10 1/2). Edition 93. Provenance: gift of Mrs. Hassam to the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, and subsequently deaccessioned. Two stains from old hinges in the margins, well outside the image. Signed and annotated in the stone "Childe Hassam Nov, 14, 1917"; signed with the cypher in pencil. An excellent impression printed on Japanese mullberry paper with full margins and deckle edges on one side. $6,500.

Connecticut

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Cos Cob Docks. 1915. Etching and drypoint. Cortissoz/Clayton 32. 7 x 5 (sheet 12 1/4 x 9 1/4). Edition 375 plus 25 presentation copies. As published in Cortissoz, Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of Childe Hassam, N.A. Illustrated: The American Magazine of Art 10 (1910) p.50; Czestochowski, 94 Prints by Childe Hassam. A fine impression printed on cream wove paper. Signed with the cypher in pencil. $2,250.

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Toby's, Cos Cob. October 31, 1915. Etching and drypoint. Clayton 55. 6 7/8 x 8 7/8 (sheet 9 1/4 x 10 1/8). A unique proof printed on cream wove paper from a Bible. Signed with the cypher in pencil. $4,500.

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The Land of Nod. June 11, 1918. Lithograph. Griffith 20. 8 1/4 x 11 (sheet 11 1/2 x 17 7/8). Edition 52. Signed "Childe Hassam June 10th 1918" in the stone and signed with the cypher in pencil. Printed on the full sheet of Japan paper, with deckle edges on three sides. Gift of Mrs. Hassam to the Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, and deaccessioned by them. $2,500.

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The Little Schoolhouse, Land of Nod. June 11, 1918. Lithograph. Griffith 19. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 (sheet 11 7/16 x 17 7/8). Griffith 19. Edition 55. Printed on the full sheet of Japan paper, with deckle edges on three sides. Gift of Mrs. Hassam to the Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, and deaccessioned by them. Signed "Childe Hassam June 1918" in the stone, and signed with the cypher in pencil. $2,500.

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The White Kimono. 1915. Etching. Clayton 47. 7 1/2 x 10 7/8 (sheet 10 1/4 x 13 11/16). Edition c. 61. Printed on off-white hand made paper with full margins. APristine condition. Provenance: Gift of Maud Doane Hassam (850 Park Ave NYC) Thence, by descent to a direct descendant of Mr. Maud Doane Hassam. Signed with the cypher in pencil. Price upon request.

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The Writing Desk. 1915. Etching. Clayton 54. 10 x 7 (sheet 12 314 x 9 5/8). Tack holes in the margins as usual, indicating that the sheet is untrimmed. A fine impression printed on cream paper with full margins and deckle edges on 3 sides. Signed with the cypher and annotated 'imp' in pencil signifying a proof printed by the artist. Price upon request.

Easthampton, Long Island, New York

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House on the Main Street, Easthampton. 1922. Etching. Cortissoz/Clayton 213. 6 x 12 1/4 (sheet 9 3/4 x 15 1/4). Illustrated: Contemporary American Etching, 1930. Printed on cream wove paper on the full sheet with deckle edges on three sides with drying tack holes in the margins as usual. Signed with the cypher and annotated 'imp' in pencil, indicating an impression printed by the artist. $5,000. Available housed in a gold leaf frame.

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This House. [Egypt Lane, Easthampton, Long Island, New York.] 1917. Etching. Cortissoz/Clayton 125.i/ii. 7 1/2 x 10 7/8 (sheet 9 1/2 x 12 9/16). Edition of 14 proofs in this state; no edition noted for state ii. A rich impression with tonal wiping, before removal of the sky. An extremely rich impression with tonal wiping, printed on cream laid paper on the full sheet with deckle edges on three sides, and with the artist's drying tack holes in the margins. Provenance: Descended in the estate of Maud Doane Hassam (850 Park Ave NYC), thence, by descent to a direct descendant of Mrs. Maud Doane Hassam. Titled 'This House' in pencil; signed with the cypher and annotated 'imp' and in pencil, indicating an impression printed by the artist. $5,000.

Gloucester.

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Inner Harbor. (Gloucester) 1918. Lithograph. Kleeman 17; Griffith 16. 8 x 11 3/4 (sheet 10 3/8 x 17 7/8). Edition 104. Signed and annotated in the stone "Childe Hassam Gloucester 1918"; signed with the cypher in pencil. An excellent impression printed on fine white wove paper. 3,000.

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The Spar Shop, Gloucester. 1918. Lithograph. Kleeman 37; Griffith 23. 7 3/4 x 11 7/8 (sheet 11 1/2 x 17 3/4). Edition 95. Three fingerprints and soiling in the margins An excellent impression printed on cream wove paper with full margins and deckle edges on three sides. Signed and annotated in the stone "Childe Hassam, E. Gloucester July 8, 1918"; signed with the cypher in pencil. $2,500.

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The Thunderstorm, Gloucester. July 30, 1918. Lithograph. Kleeman 42; Griffith 26. 11 x 13 3/4 (sheet 11 3/8 x 17 13/16). Edition 6. Signed and annotated in the stone "Childe Hassam, Gloucester July 30, 1918"; signed with the cypher in pencil. An excellent impression printed on fine white wove paper. Full margins with deckle edges on three sides. $3,500.

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