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James McBey. 1883-1959.

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Monnickendam Harbour. 1910. Etching. Hardie 64. 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 (sheet 10 7/8 x 8 1/8). No published edition; 4 proofs only. Printed on antique off-white paper. A fine, tonal proof of this exceptionally rare early image. Signed in ink; titled and annotated 'III' in pencil. $1,500.

Hardie writes, "The bell-tower of Monnickendam rises to the left above houses with a sailing barge in front. In the foreground, the lightly-sketched figure of a Durch fisherman, seen to the hips."

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