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Louis-Marin Bonnet "Mars et Venus" rare crayon engraving, 1772 Louis-Marin Bonnet "Mars et Venus" rare crayon engraving, 1772

Medium: engraving in the Crayon Manner (also know as the Chalk Manner). This rare and beautiful engraving by Louis-Marin Bonnet employed a technique used before the advent of lithography, using three plates (black, red chalk and white chalk) to achieve the soft and subtle effect of a chalk drawing. Size: 17 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches (image); not including margins. Printed in Paris in 1772.

Condition: there is a small repair to the margin and a few areas of minor wear and creasing to the paper; one spot of foxing to the left of the image and a mat stain (in good condition overall for its age).

$1,750.00
Albert Belleroche original lithograph "Reverie" trial proof Albert Belleroche original lithograph "Reverie" trial proof

Medium: original lithograph. Signed in pencil at the lower right and numbered in red crayon "x218" at the lower left, and inscribed on verso "Reverie" in the same red crayon. This proof is printed on a thin vellum-finish wove paper and is presumed to have been hand-pulled by Belleroche, as the artist was known to do.

The image measures approximately 18 x 14 inches (455 x 355 mm); some ink intrudes into the margin consistent with hand-printing. The total sheet measures 20 x 16 1/2 inches (510 x 420 mm) with irregularly cut edges. Condition: there is some skinning to the surface of the paper on the left side (possibly occurring during printing); some creasing; two minor repaired tears; and a 1 cm hole can be seen near the top which has been repaired at an earlier date. A rare and magnificent piece!

$1,750.00
Hans Bellmer original color etching Hans Bellmer original color etching "The Hand Hat"

Medium: original color etching. This striking surrealist etching was printed in Paris by Lacourière and published by Pierre à Feu and Maeght Editeur for the Marcel Duchamp / André Breton project Surréalisme en 1947. Issued in a limited edition of 999. Sheet size: 9 1/8 x 7 7/8 inches (232 x 200 mm). Signed by Hans Bellmer in the plate, not by hand.

$1,000.00
Felix Buhot "L’Hiver a Paris" original etching on japon paper Felix Buhot "L’Hiver a Paris" original etching on japon paper

Medium: original etching and drypoint with aquatint and roulette. This is an exquisite impression on japon paper, of what is arguably the most famous Felix Buhot etching. Executed in 1879 and published in Paris in 1881 for L'Art; the catalogue reference is Bourcard/Goodfriend 128. Image size: 9 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches (240 x 350mm). Signed in the plate with the Buhot monogram signature (not by hand). A good price for this impression on special paper, before letters and apart from the standard published edition.

$1,000.00
Felix Buhot "L’Hiver a Paris" original etching Felix Buhot "L’Hiver a Paris" original etching

Medium: original etching and drypoint with aquatint and roulette. "L’Hiver a Paris" is also known as "La Neige a Paris".  Executed in 1879 and published in Paris in 1881 for L'Art; the catalogue reference is Bourcard/Goodfriend 128. Image size: 9 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches (240 x 350mm). Signed in the plate with the Buhot monogram signature (not by hand). A fine impression on watermarked laid paper of this iconic Buhot etching.

$850.00
George Elbert Burr "A Mirage" signed etching / drypoint, trial proof George Elbert Burr "A Mirage" signed etching / drypoint, trial proof

Medium: original etching and drypoint. Catalogue reference: Seeber 194. This impression on japon paper is annotated "trial proof" and pencil-signed and titled in the margin, with George Burr's monogram signature. The published edition consisted of 40 numbered impressions. Plate size: 6 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches (175 x 250 mm). American Impressionist George Elbert Burr is best known for Southwestern Art scenes such as this, and his etchings have become increasingly sought-after.

Condition: In very good condition save for a faint mat stain, and with full original margins.

$850.00
Pierre Bonnard etching Toilette 1927 Pierre Bonnard original etching "La Toilette" 1927

Medium: etching and drypoint. Catalogue reference Terasse 59. This original Bonnard etching was printed in Paris in 1927 for the hard-to-find Charles Terrasse catalogue raisonné, published by Henri Floury in an edition of 1500. This impression is printed on cream wove paper; the plate size is 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches (218 x 160 mm). Signed in the plate with Pierre Bonnard's monogram signature, not hand-signed.

$650.00
Max Bill original lithograph Variation 13 1938 XXe Siecle Max Bill original lithograph "Variation 13" (1938)

Original lithograph. A nice impression on wove paper, published in 1938 for the very rare XXe Siecle (issue No. 4). Sheet size 12 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches. Not signed.

Condition: there are pinholes from the publisher's original binding along the left edge and creasing near the bottom right corner of the sheet (see second photo).

XXe Siecle (Chroniques du Jour) was a deluxe art revue that was the source of many outstanding prints. It was published by Gualtieri di San Lazzaro from 1938-1939, and again from 1951 until 1978 (known as the Nouvelle Serie). Many important artists contributed original prints, including Miro, Picasso, Chagall, Braque, Villon, Matta, Indiana, Rosenquist, Lam, Dali, Zao Wou-ki, Matisse, Delaunay, Ernst, Poliakoff, Soulages, Leger, Moore, Kandinsky, Agam, Arp, Calder, Magnelli, Baj, Marini and Vasarely.

$600.00
Pierre Bonnard original lithograph Baigneur 1914 Pierre Bonnard original lithograph "Baigneur" 1914

Medium: original lithograph. Catalogue reference: Bouvet 82. This is an interpretation by Pierre Bonnard of one of Paul Cezannes's compositions, published in Paris in 1914 by Bernheim-Jeune for the rare volume "Cezanne". This impression is one of 400 printed on wove paper (from a total edition of 600). The image size is 8 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches (148 x 83 mm) and the total sheet with full original margins measures 15 x 11 inches (383 x 280 mm). Not signed.

$500.00
Victor Brauner original lithograph Victor Brauner original lithograph, 1947

Medium: original lithograph. Printed in Paris by Mourlot and published by Pierre à Feu and Maeght Editeur for the Marcel Duchamp / André Breton project Surréalisme en 1947. Issued in a limited edition of 999. Size: 7 7/8 x 9 1/8 inches (200 x 232 mm). Not signed.

Condition: minor wear along the top edge of the sheet.

$500.00
Pierre Bonnard "Nu assis" original lithograph, edition of 20 on japon Pierre Bonnard "Nu assis" original lithograph, edition of 20 on japon

Medium: original lithograph. This impression is from the very small edition of 20 printed on japon paper (180 were printed on Arches wove paper, for a total edition of 200). All were printed by Andre Clot for the rare "Eloge de Pierre Bonnard" by Leon Werth, published in 1946 by Manuel Bruker.

The lithographs from Eloge are beautiful and subtle -- fine examples of the artist's later work (Bonnard died the next year in 1947). Image size: 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches (115 x 145mm); the total sheet measures 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 (325 x 250mm). Not signed -- no impressions were hand-signed.

Note: unlike the standard edition, this impression on japon paper is completely without printed text. This fact, along with its greater rarity, accounts for the difference in price.

$500.00
Pierre Bonnard "Interieur" original lithograph, edition of 20 on japon Pierre Bonnard "Interieur" original lithograph, edition of 20 on japon

Medium: original lithograph. This impression is from the very small edition of 20 printed on japon paper (180 were printed on Arches wove paper, for a total edition of 200). All were printed by Andre Clot for the rare "Eloge de Pierre Bonnard" by Leon Werth, published in 1946 by Manuel Bruker.

The lithographs from Eloge are beautiful and subtle -- fine examples of the artist's later work (Bonnard died the next year in 1947). Image size: 6 3/8 x 4 7/8 inches (163 x 125mm); the total sheet measures 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 (325 x 250mm). Not signed -- no impressions were hand-signed.

 Note: Unlike the standard edition, this impression on japon paper is completely without printed text. This fact, along with its greater rarity, accounts for the difference in price.

$500.00
Pierre Bonnard "Buste" original lithograph, edition of 20 on japon Pierre Bonnard "Buste" original lithograph, edition of 20 on japon

Medium: original lithograph. This impression is from the very small edition of 20 printed on japon paper (180 were printed on Arches wove paper, for a total edition of 200). All were printed by Andre Clot for the rare "Eloge de Pierre Bonnard" by Leon Werth, published in 1946 by Manuel Bruker.

The lithographs from Eloge are beautiful and subtle -- fine examples of the artist's later work (Bonnard died the next year in 1947). Image size: 7 3/8 x 5 3/4 inches (189 x 145mm); the total sheet measures 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 (325 x 250mm). Signed in the plate (not by hand) -- no impressions were hand-signed.

$500.00
Georges Braque original lithograph Georges Braque original lithograph, 1963

Medium: original lithograph. Published in 1963 as the frontispiece of the "Braque Lithographe" catalogue raisonne, and printed in Paris by Mourlot Freres. The sheet measures 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (315 x 240 mm). Signed in the stone (not by hand).

$450.00
Enrico Baj original etching for Paroles Peintes Enrico Baj original etching for Paroles Peintes, 1965

Medium: original color etching with embossing. Executed in 1965 for the deluxe limited edition "Paroles Peintes II" portfolio, published in Paris by Lazar-Vernet. A magnificent, rich impression, one of 150 printed on Johannot wove paper. The full sheet measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches (375 x 285 mm). Not signed.

$400.00
Ernst Barlach "Blessed are the Merciful" lithograph Ernst Barlach "Selig sind die Barmherzigen" lithograph

Blessed are the Merciful
Medium: lithograph. Published in Berlin in 1916 by Paul Cassirer for Der Bildermann. Printed on wove paper, there is another lithograph and text on back, as issued. The image measures 10 x 8 1/2 inches (255 x 215 mm) not including margins. Signed by Ernst Barlach in the stone (not by hand). This lithograph is in the permanent collection of MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art) in New York.

$400.00
Ernst Barlach "Der Mude" lithograph Ernst Barlach "Der Mude" lithograph

The Weary One
Medium: lithograph. Published in Berlin in 1916 by Paul Cassirer for Der Bildermann. Printed on wove paper, there is another lithograph on back, as issued. The image measures 11 9/16 x 8 9/16 inches (293 x 217 mm) with full original margins. Signed by Ernst Barlach in the stone (not by hand). This lithograph is in the permanent collection of MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art) in New York.

$400.00
Georges Braque "Oiseau" original lithograph, 1975 Georges Braque "Oiseau" original lithograph, 1975

Medium: original lithograph. This is the second printing (deuxieme tirage) of this striking Georges Braque composition, for the portfolio "San Lazzaro et ses amis", published in Paris. A number of important artists collaborated together on this project, in homage to Gualtieri di San Lazzaro, founder of the deluxe art revuel XXe Siecle (Chroniques du Jour), and an instrumental figure in the Paris art world, as a publisher, critic and friend to many of the 20th Century's great printmakers. Among the artists represented are Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Zao Wou-ki, Joan Miro, Marc Chagall, Graham Sutherland, Rene Magritte, Hans Hartung, Lucio Fontana, Alberto Magnelli, Henry Moore, Serge Poliakoff and Max Bill.

This is a fine impression on quality Arches wove paper with deckle edges, printed in Paris in 1975 by Mourlot Freres, in a limited edition of 575. The total sheet measures 14 x 10 1/4 inches (355 x 260mm). Not signed. The first printing was published by XXe Siecle in 1958; interestingly, this second impression is more scarce and printed on a finer quality of paper.

$400.00
Pierre Bonnard "Sunset" original lithograph Pierre Bonnard "Sunset" original lithograph

Medium: original lithograph. Printed by Mourlot Freres in 1947 for Verve (volume 17-18 "Couleur de Bonnard"). Sheet size: 13 3/4 x 10 inches (345 x 252 mm). A nice impression on watermarked Marais wove paper with fresh, unfaded color. Signed by Bonnard in the plate, not by hand.

Condition: there is a vertical crease near the left edge of the sheet and minor creasing near the top.

$400.00
Pierre Bonnard "Nu a la baignoire" original lithograph Pierre Bonnard "Nu a la baignoire" original lithograph

Medium: original lithograph. This impression is from the edition of 180 printed on Arches cream wove paper (a small edition of 20 were printed on japon paper, for a total edition of 200). All were printed by Andre Clot for the rare "Eloge de Pierre Bonnard" by Leon Werth, published in 1946 by Manuel Bruker.

The lithographs from Eloge are beautiful and subtle -- fine examples of the artist's later work (Bonnard died the next year in 1947). Image size: 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (210 x 160mm); the total sheet measures 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 (325 x 250mm). Not signed -- no impressions were hand-signed.

$400.00
Pierre Bonnard "La chemise" original lithograph Pierre Bonnard "La chemise" original lithograph

Medium: original lithograph. This impression is from the edition of 180 printed on Arches cream wove paper (a small edition of 20 were printed on japon paper, for a total edition of 200). All were printed by Andre Clot for the rare "Eloge de Pierre Bonnard" by Leon Werth, published in 1946 by Manuel Bruker.

The lithographs from Eloge are beautiful and subtle -- fine examples of the artist's later work (Bonnard died the next year in 1947). Image size: 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches (198 x 148mm); the total sheet measures 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 (325 x 250mm). Not signed -- no impressions were hand-signed.

$400.00
Pierre Bonnard "Buste" original lithograph Pierre Bonnard "Buste" original lithograph

Medium: original lithograph. This impression is from the edition of 180 printed on Arches cream wove paper (a small edition of 20 were printed on japon paper, for a total edition of 200). All were printed by Andre Clot for the rare "Eloge de Pierre Bonnard" by Leon Werth, published in 1946 by Manuel Bruker.

The lithographs from Eloge are beautiful and subtle -- fine examples of the artist's later work (Bonnard died the next year in 1947). Image size: 7 3/8 x 5 3/4 inches (189 x 145mm); the total sheet measures 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 (325 x 250mm). Signed in the plate (not by hand) -- no impressions were hand-signed.

$400.00
Otto Henry Bacher original etching View in Venice Otto Henry Bacher original etching "View in Venice"

Medium: original etching. Executed in 1880, View in Venice is also called "Fondamenta delle Zattere". This impression on cream laid paper was published in 1880 by The American Art Review. Size: 7 x 10 1/4 inches (plate); 180 x 260 mm. Signed in the plate (not by hand). This well-known Otto Bacher etching is considered one of his finest.

$350.00
Francisco Bores original lithograph Francisco Bores signed original lithograph

Medium: original lithograph. Printed in Paris ca. 1960, this magnificent impression on quality wove paper with deckle edges is signed in pencil by Francisco Bores and numbered 16/50. The lithograph image measures 11 x 15 inches (280 x 385 mm) and the full sheet is 25 x 19 inches.

$350.00
William Redmore Bigg "Dulce Domum" mezzotint William Redmore Bigg "Dulce Domum" mezzotint

Medium: mezzotint engraving (engraved by John Jones after the William Redmore Bigg painting). The full title is "Dulce Domum or the Return from School". This magnificent print was published in London in 1790 by the painter himself. The image is 17 1/2 x 24 inches, the plate size is 19 x 24 3/4 and the full sheet measures 22 x 28 inches.

Condition: discoloration and a tear to the margin; old glue remains near the top edge of the sheet; and most notably, several scratches and skinned spots to the surface of the paper. Due to its imperfect condition this rare print is offered at a very attractive price.

$350.00
Pierre Bonnard "Promenade des chevres" original lithograph, edition of 20 on japon Pierre Bonnard "Promenade des chevres" original lithograph, edition of 20 on japon

Medium: original lithograph. This impression is from the very small edition of 20 printed on japon paper (180 were printed on Arches wove paper, for a total edition of 200). All were printed by Andre Clot for the rare "Eloge de Pierre Bonnard" by Leon Werth, published in 1946 by Manuel Bruker.

The lithographs from Eloge are beautiful and subtle -- fine examples of the artist's later work (Bonnard died the next year in 1947). Image size: 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches (140 x 145mm); the total sheet measures 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 (325 x 250mm). Not signed -- no impressions were hand-signed.

 Note: unlike the standard edition, this impression on japon paper is completely without printed text. This fact, along with its greater rarity, accounts for the difference in price.

$350.00
Gerald Brockhurst signed etching Marquett Gerald Brockhurst signed etching "Marquett"

Medium: original etching. Signed both in the plate and in pencil. Catalogue reference Fletcher 51. Executed in 1925 and issued in an edition of 106 (not individually numbered). Plate size: 8 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches (215 x 173 mm). A nice impression on watermarked laid paper, the full sheet measures 16 x 10 1/2 inches. Marquett was a wood engraver who also sat for another Brockhurst etching.

Condition: there is some foxing.

$300.00
Ernst Barlach "Gruppe in Sturm" original woodcut Ernst Barlach "Gruppe in Sturm" original woodcut

Group in a Storm
Medium: original woodcut. This is a richly inked, dark impression on wove paper issued in 1920 in an edition of 500 for Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart (German Printmakers of Today) published by Kurt Pfister in Leipzig, Germany. The image measures 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches (170 x 122 mm) with full original margins. Signed by Ernst Barlach in the block (not by hand).

$300.00
Albert Belleroche original lithograph "Etude" Albert Belleroche original lithograph "Etude"

Medium: original lithograph. Catalogue reference: Sanchez and Seydoux 1908-2. Printed on gray wove paper and published in Paris in 1908 by the Gazette des Beaux Arts. Image size: 8 x 6 1/4 inches (210 x 155mm); the sheet measures 10 1/2 x 7 inches. Signed by Belleroche in the stone (not by hand).

$300.00
Georges Braque "Les oiseaux de nuit" lithograph (Nightbirds) Georges Braque lithograph "Les oiseaux de nuit" Nightbirds

Medium: lithograph (after the gouache). Printed in Paris in 1964 by Mourlot Freres and issued in an edition of 2000 on Arches wove paper. Sheet size: 10 x 7 1/2 inches (255 x 188 mm). This lithograph is from the scarce and lavishly-produced limited edition catalogue, "Prints from the Mourlot Press". Published in 1964 by Mourlot on the occasion of their landmark traveling exhibition, which was sponsored by the French Embassy and The Smithsonian. Not signed.

$300.00
Jean-Baptiste Corot etching Jean-Baptiste Corot etching "Le Lac"

Medium: etching. Etched by Felix Bracquemond after Corot. Printed in Paris by Delâtre and published by the Gazette des Beaux-Arts in 1861. Image size: 4 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches (122 x 145 mm). This impression was printed on chine-collé paper. Signed in the plate, not hand-signed.

$300.00
Felix Buhot "Gardiens du Logis" original etching and aquatint Felix Buhot "Gardiens du Logis" original etching and aquatint

Also known as "Les amis du Saltimbanque". Medium: original etching and aquatint with drypoint. Catalogue reference Bourcard/Goodfriend 76. Published in 1902 by Revue de l'art ancien et moderne, in a small edition of probably no more than 750 impressions. Plate size: 85 x 112 mm - (3 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches). Signed in the plate with the Buhot owl monogram signature (not hand-signed). A rich impression with plate tone on wove paper with full margins.

$300.00
Georges Braque lithograph Verve Georges Braque lithograph "Figure" 1939

Medium: lithograph. Printed in Paris by Mourlot in 1939 for the deluxe art revue Verve (Vol. 2, No. 5-6), and published by Teriade. Sheet size: 14 x 10 inches (355 x 255 mm). Not signed.

$300.00
Georges Braque lithograph "Chapelle St. Bernard" Georges Braque lithograph "Chapelle St. Bernard"

Medium: lithograph (after the maquette for the stained glass window at the Chapelle St. Bernard). Executed for Derriere le Miroir (No. 148) in 1964, and published in Paris by Maeght. This lithograph was published on the occasion of the inauguration of the Fondation Marguerite et Aime Maeght. Sheet size: 15 x 11 inches (380 x 275 mm). Signed by Georges Braque in the stone (not by hand).

$300.00
Angelo Bozzola original serigraph, 1958 Angelo Bozzola original serigraph, 1958

Medium: original serigraph. Published in Milan by Groupe Espace for the very rare 1958 volume of Documenti d'Arte d'Oggi. Sheet size (slightly trimmed): 11 x 8 3/8 inches (282 x 213mm). Signed in the plate, not hand-signed. There is some minor aging to the paper. A magnificent, rich impression!

$300.00
Enrico Bordoni original serigraph Documenti d'Arte d'Oggi Enrico Bordoni original serigraph | Documenti d'Arte d'Oggi

Medium: serigraph / silkscreen. This magnificent print was published in Milan in 1954 by Groupe Espace for the very rare Documenti d'arte d'oggi. A beautiful, rich impression! Sheet size 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (318 x 220 mm). Signed in the plate, not hand signed.

Condition: there is some wear along the right side of the sheet.

The Movimento arte concreta (Concrete Art Movement), also known as MAC, was founded in Milan in 1948 by a group of Italian artists with their own unique aesthetic; principal among them were Atanasio Soldati, Gillo Dorfles, Bruno Munari and Gianni Monnet. The print offered here is a product of this movement, which brought together a number of artists who contributed original lithographs or serigraphs to this 1954 project. Among the artists represented in this portfolio were: Enrico Baj, Enrico Bordoni, Joe Colombo, Nino Di Salvatore, Asger Jorn, Plinio Mesciulam, Gianni Monnet, Bruno Munari, Bruna Pecciarini, Mauro Reggiani, Atanasio Soldati and Luigi Veronesi. Vintage original prints by many of these artists are rarely encountered today.

$300.00
Albert Belleroche original lithograph "Etude" Albert Belleroche original lithograph "Etude"

Medium: original lithograph. Published in Paris in 1904 by Revue de l'art ancien et moderne. Beautifully printed on china paper, and tipped (mounted along the top edge) by the publisher onto a support sheet. Image size: 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches (242 x 185mm). Signed by Albert Belleroche in the stone (not by hand).

$300.00
Camille Bryen original etching Camille Bryen original etching for Paroles Peintes

Medium: original color etching. Executed in 1965 for the deluxe limited edition "Paroles Peintes II" portfolio, published in Paris by Lazar-Vernet. This magnificent, rich impression is one of 150 printed on Johannot wove paper. The full sheet measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches (375 x 285 mm). Not signed.

$250.00
Robert Frederick Blum original etching "An Italian Macaroni" Robert Frederick Blum original etching "An Italian Macaroni"

Medium: original etching. The full title is "An Italian Macaroni of the Eighteenth Century". A nice impression in reddish-brown ink on cream laid paper, published in 1887 by Frederick Stokes. Size: 11 3/4 x 8 7/8 inches (plate) with full margins. Plate-signed by Robert Blum, not hand-signed.

Condition: There are two tears in the margin (one extending just to the platemark).

$250.00
Angelo Bozzola original linocut, 1955 Angelo Bozzola original linocut, 1955

Medium: original linoleum cut. Published in Milan by Groupe Espace for the very rare 1955-56 volume of Documenti d'Arte d'Oggi. Sheet size: 12 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches (318 x 210 mm). Signed in the plate, not hand-signed.

Condition: there is some aging to the paper; remains of the publisher's glue strip on back; and irregular margins, as issued.

$250.00