Black and White Etchings

Long before color was introduced to printmaking, in Asia first, and specifically in Japan, and later in Europe and the United States, graphic artists were compelled to render reality exactingly, or atmospherically, or evocatively, using black ink only.  The artistic talent assigned to the creator was predicated on their ability to render such elements using just the grayscale afforded by line and dot.  The group of prints explores this feat.  You will find prints dating from many centuries and most locations in the world where etching has been practiced.
ROUVIÈRE, Daniel: "Au courses"

ROUVIÈRE, Daniel

Au courses

Etching, 1942.

$125

Épreuve d'artiste. Signed and dated in plate. Signed, dated and annotated "Epr. d'artiste" in pencil in margin.

TAKEDA, Fumiko: Dreamer

TAKEDA, Fumiko

Dreamer

Hand Colored, 2015.

$575

?? (original Japanese title) Etching and aquatint with handcoloring on chine-collé. Edition of 30. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil, in Latin ...

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LEE-HANKEY, William: A Son of France

LEE-HANKEY, William

A Son of France

Etching, 1913.

$600

William Lee-Hankey (1869-1952). Etching and drypoint, 200 x 130 mm., from the edition of 50, Hardie 115, pencil signed and with the artist's blind...

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Desmazières, Erik: Entrance Hall With Globe

DESMAZIERES, Erik

Entrance Hall With Globe

Etching, 2009.

$750

Signed, numbered from edition of XXV with full margins. Erik Desmazières is considered one of the greatest contemporary printmakers, and has had ...

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Alps, Glen: Figures

Alps, Glen

Figures

Etching, 1956.

$800

Edition: 12 Glen Alps was one of the most innovative printmakers to come from the Northwest Coast. He was quite respected in the print world.

Bloom

Hull, Richard

Bloom

Intaglio, 2015.

$1,200

Etching and aquatint, printed from a single copper plate in black ink on Arches Cover paper. Hull worked directly on a copper plate using the age-o...

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GUERARD, Henri: Calender for 1884

GUERARD, Henri

Calender for 1884

Etching, 1883.

$1,500

"Calendrier pour 1884" (original French title) Etching and drypoint on laid paper. Reference: Bertin 397. Forth state of five, before letters.

ZORN, Anders: "Cabin

ZORN, Anders

Cabin

Etching, 1917.

$3,200

"Cabin" Etching, 1917 11 9/16 in. x 7 9/16 in. (294 mm x 192 mm) No stated edition Catalogue Reference: Asplund 279, Hjert &Hjert 284 Unframed ...

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Baigneuse assise

RENOIR, Pierre-Auguste

Baigneuse assise

Etching, circa 1897.

$3,400

Soft ground etching. Stella 11, Delteil 11. Signed with the artist's stamp.

Au bord de la mer (W. 47)

TISSOT, James

Au bord de la mer (W. 47)

Etching, 1880.

$4,500

Etching and drypoint printed on Japan paper. Edition about 100 Signed and dated in plate. Signed in pencil and red stamped in margin.

TISSOT, James: Croquet

TISSOT, James

Croquet

Etching, 1878.

$4,500

Signed and dated in the plate. This is a fine, rich impression printed on a cream, medium-weight Japanese paper. The margins are wide and probably ...

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Dine, Jim

BATHROBE (FROM NY TEN)

Etching, 1964.

$5,500

Dine, Jim. BATHROBE (FROM NEW YORK TEN). Mikro, Berlin 1970 #26. Etching, 1964. Edition of 200. Signed, Dated and Numbered 182/200. Printed by Emil...

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Black Lion Wharf

WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill

Black Lion Wharf

Etching, 1859.

$5,800

Signed and dated in the plate, lower right. This is a fine, strong impression printed on light cream laid paper without a watermark. The margins ar...

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Connoisseurs of Prints

SLOAN, John

Connoisseurs of Prints

Etching, 1905.

$6,850

From First image for New York City Life. Etching on laid paper. Edition 100. Reference: Morse 127, only state. 5 x 6 3/4 inches (plate) 9 3/4 x 1...

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