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Seymour Haden signed etching, rare first state Thomas Haden of Derby Seymour Haden signed etching, rare first state | Thomas Haden of Derby

Medium: etching and drypoint. This is Seymour Haden's etched version of the painting by Thomas Wright of Derby entitled "Edwin the Minstrel". The man in the portrait was actually Sir Francis Seymour Haden's own grandfather. This is a very rare first state impression -- before the artist added additional crosshatched drypoint shading at the back of the figure. An additional plate signature would also be added for the second state. There were five different states in all. Catalogue references: Drake 51 and Schneiderman 53. This impression is signed both in pencil and in the plate. Printed on watermarked laid paper, the plate measures 14 x 9 1/2 inches (355 x 242mm). The total sheet measures 17 x 12 1/8 inches (434 x 308mm).

Condition: the paper is age-toned and light struck.

$1,750.00
Wassily Kandinsky "Holzschnitt fur XXe Siecle" original color woodcut Wassily Kandinsky "Holzschnitt fur XXe Siecle" original color woodcut

Medium: original color woodcut. Catalogue reference Roethel 201. Published in Paris in 1939 for XXe Siecle (issue No. 5-6). The total sheet measures 9 5/8 x 12 1/2 inches (245 x 317 mm). Signed in the block (not by hand).

Condition: there are a few spots of foxing. There are six pinholes along the top edge of the sheet -- this is from the publisher's original binding staples, and also serves to demonstrate the provenance of this work.

$1,250.00
Wassily Kandinsky "Zwei Reiter vor Rot" original color woodcut Wassily Kandinsky "Zwei Reiter vor Rot" original woodcut

Medium: original color woodcut. Catalogue reference Roethel 95. Published in Paris in 1938 for XXe Siecle (No. 3). The English translation of the title is "Two Riders on a Red Field". Image size 4 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches (105 x 158 mm); with full original margins the sheet measures 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (318 x 242 mm). Signed in the block (not by hand). A beautifully printed, richly inked impression with strong, fresh color.

Condition: there are six pinholes along the left edge of the sheet -- this is from the publisher's original binding staples, and also serves to demonstrate the provenance of this work.

$1,250.00
Wassily Kandinsky "The Archer" original color woodcut Wassily Kandinsky "The Archer" original color woodcut

Medium: original color woodcut. Catalogue reference Roethel 79. Published in Paris in 1938 for XXe Siecle (No. 3). Image size 6 1/2 x 6 inches (165 x 153 mm), with full margins. Signed in the block (not by hand). A beautifully printed, richly inked impression with strong, fresh color.

Condition: there are a few spots of foxing (not affecting the image). There are six pinholes along the left edge of the sheet -- this is from the publisher's original binding staples, and also serves to demonstrate the provenance of this work.

$1,250.00
Wassily Kandinsky "Orientalisches" original color woodcut Wassily Kandinsky "Orientalisches" original color woodcut

Medium: original color woodcut. Catalogue reference Roethel 106. Published in Paris in 1938 for XXe Siecle (issue No. 3). Image size: 4 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches (125 x 190 mm). Sheet size: 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (318 x 244 mm). A good impression that brings out the subtle colors of this composition. Not signed.

Condition: there are six pinholes along the left edge of the sheet -- this is from the publisher's original binding staples, and also serves to demonstrate the provenance of this work.

$1,000.00
Kathe Kollwitz "Begrüssung" original etching Kathe Kollwitz "Begrüssung" original etching

Medium: original etching. Catalogue reference: Klipstein 10. A very rich impression on cream wove paper of this Kollwitz etching, with plate tone. Plate size: 118 x 88mm (4 5/8 x 3 1/2 inches). With full original margins, the sheet measures 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches (360 x 262mm). Not signed.

Please note: there have been later editions of this important Kollwitz print, but this is the original first edition, published in Germany by Pan (V-1; 1899-1900); edition of 1100. The Pan inscription is printed at the bottom of the sheet (which demonstrates the provenance).

$1,000.00
Erich Heckel Liegende original woodcut Erich Heckel "Liegende" original woodcut

Medium: original color woodcut. Catalogue reference: Dube 259 ii B. Printed in Germany in 1925 for the rare Ganymed "Das funfte Jahrbuch der Marees Gesellschaft", published in Munich by Marees-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co. The woodcut was printed by Fritz Voigt, of Berlin. This is a good, dark impression on wove paper from the unsigned edition of 900 (the total edition was 1000, of which 100 were signed). The image measures 7 1/8 x 4 1/8 inches (180 x 105 mm) with full original margins. In fine condition.

This piece is in the permanent collection of MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art). An important German Expressionist print offered at an attractive price. Not signed.

$1,000.00
Francisco Goya original etching "Las camas de la muerte" Francisco Goya original etching "Las camas de la muerte" Plate 62

Medium: original etching and aquatint. This is Plate 62 from Goya's Los Desatres de la Guerra series; the Spanish title translates to "The Beds of Death". Catalogue reference: Delteil 181. The plate measures 6 7/8 x 8 3/8 inches (175 x 212 mm). This is a fine, rich impression on laid paper; the date of printing is unknown.

Condition: the sheet has been trimmed to just outside the platemark. The second photo shows the full sheet. Additionally, there is old glue residue on the back (which cannot be seen from the front and does not compromise the etching).

$1,000.00
Winslow Homer etching "The Lookout -- All's Well" Winslow Homer etching "The Lookout -- All's Well"

Medium: etching (etched by William Bicknell after Winslow Homer's 1896 painting). Although there is no inscription, it is presumed to have been published in 1906 by the John A. Lowell Bank Note Co., Boston, and issued for the Hamburg-American Line (there is a vignette of one of their passenger steamships in the margin at the bottom left). Image size: 23 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches (595 x 443mm) printed on heavy wove paper. Signed by Winslow Homer in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: The margins have been somewhat trimmed (not affecting the etching but slightly cropping the steamship vignette along the bottom edge). There is small skinned spot at the top right corner of the composition, and a pink erasure mark in the margin at the bottom right with skinning to the surface of the paper. A rich, dark impression of this magnificent etching. A lucky find!

$1,000.00
Wassily Kandinsky "Motif aus Improvisation 25: The Garden of Love" original woodcut Wassily Kandinsky "Motif aus Improvisation 25: The Garden of Love" original woodcut

Medium: original woodcut. Catalogue reference Roethel 105. Published in Paris in 1938 for the rare XXe Siecle (issue No. 3). Image size 8 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches (217 x 220mm), with full original margins; the sheet size is 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (318 x 244 mm). Signed in the block (not by hand).

Condition: there are six pinholes along the left edge of the sheet -- this is from the publisher's original binding staples, and also serves to demonstrate the provenance of this work.

$850.00
Wassily Kandinsky "Reiterweg" original woodcut Wassily Kandinsky "Reiterweg" original woodcut

Medium: original woodcut. Catalogue reference Roethel 111. Published in Paris in 1938 for the rare XXe Siecle (issue No. 3). Image size 6 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches (165 x 213 mm), with full original margins. Signed by Kandinsky in the block (not by hand).

Condition: there are pinholes from the publisher's original binding along the left edge of the sheet.

$850.00
Wassily Kandinsky "Schwartzer Fleck" original woodcut Wassily Kandinsky "Schwartzer Fleck" original woodcut

Medium: original woodcut. Catalogue reference Roethel 145. Published in Paris in 1938 for XXe Siecle (issue No. 3). Image size 7 x 8 1/2 inches (170 x 218 mm); with full original margins the sheet measures 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (318 x 242 mm). Signed in the block (not by hand).

Condition: there is minor foxing and age-toning. There are six pinholes along the left edge of the sheet -- this is from the publisher's original binding staples, and also serves to demonstrate the provenance of this work.

$850.00
Erich Heckel "Manner am Strand" original woodcut Erich Heckel "Manner am Strand" original woodcut

Medium: original woodcut. Catalogue reference: Dube 319 II b. Printed in Germany in 1919 for Das Kestnerbuch, one of the most important collections of original prints published during the height of the German Expressionist movement. This woodcut was printed on cream wove paper. The image measures 7 x 5 1/4 inches (175 x 133mm); the total sheet measures 11 x 8 1/2 inches (280 x 220mm) with full original margins. Not signed. A rich, dark impression!

$850.00
Erich Heckel "Junges Madchen" original woodcut Erich Heckel "Junges Madchen" original woodcut

Medium: original woodcut. Catalogue reference Dube 264 IIIB. This striking woodcut was published in 1920 for Genius. Image size: 10 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches (258 x 170 mm), on wove paper with full margins. Signed in the block (not by hand). A richly inked impression!

Condition: there is minor waviness and age-toning to the margins.

This original Erich Heckel woodcut is from GENIUS: Zeitschrift für Werdende und Alte Kunst. This art and literary project only lasted three years, but had incredible influence on German art and culture between the Wars. Some of the important artists contributing original prints included: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Richard Seewald, Franz Marc, Erich Heckel, Frans Masereel, Max Kaus, Karl Hofer, Alexander Archipenko, and others. This was a major vehicle for the German Expressionists.

$850.00
Max Ernst "Elektra" original lithograph, 1939 first edition Max Ernst "Elektra" original lithograph, 1939 first edition

Medium: original lithograph. Published by San Lazzaro in 1939 for XXe Siecle (No. 5-6). A later edition was issued by XXe Siecle in 1959, but this is the original, first edition Max Ernst print. Sheet size 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches (320 x 245 mm). Signed and titled in the stone (not by hand).

Condition note: there are six pinholes along the left edge of the sheet -- this is from the publisher's original binding staples, and also serves to demonstrate the provenance of this piece.

$850.00
Max Ernst original lithograph | Homage to San Lazzaro, 1975 Max Ernst original lithograph | Homage to San Lazzaro, 1975

Medium: original lithograph. This is an original print contributed by Max Ernst in 1975 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 Vence in 1975 by Pierre Chave, in a limited edition of 575. The total sheet measures 14 x 10 1/4 inches (355 x 260mm). Signed in the stone (not by hand).

$800.00
Lyonel Feininger "Dorf" original woodcut Lyonel Feininger "Dorf" original woodcut

Medium: original woodcut. Catalogue reference: Prasse 301. This impression was printed in Germany in 1920 as the frontispiece for Das Kunstblatt, published during the height of the German Expressionist movement. Printed on wove paper, the image measures 6 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches (173 x 200mm); the total sheet measures 8 x 10 3/4 inches (200 x 275mm). Not signed.

Condition: there are a few small tears (repaired) at the edge of the sheet -- away from and not affecting the image -- and minor foxing.

$750.00
Paul Gauguin "Te Arii Vahine" Paul Gauguin "Te Arii Vahine"

The English title is "Woman of Royal Blood". This impression (after the original woodcut) was printed on japon paper in 1943 in an edition of 250, and is one of Gauguin's beautiful Tahiti compositions (catalogue reference Guerin 62). Image size: 6 3/4 x 12 inches (170 x 305 mm). In good condition with good margins; the special paper used has some natural variations to the surface.

The extremely rare originals are well beyond the reach of most collectors, and the edition offered here presents a much more affordable alternative.

$750.00
Paul Gauguin "Soyez amoureuses, vous serez heureuses" Paul Gauguin "Soyez amoureuses, vous serez heureuses"

The English title is "Be in Love and You Will Be Happy". This impression (after the original woodcut) was printed on japon paper in 1943 in an edition of 250, and is one of Gauguin's beautiful Tahiti compositions (catalogue reference Guerin 58). Image size: 6 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches (160 x 273 mm).

The extremely rare originals are well beyond the reach of most collectors, and the edition offered here presents a much more affordable alternative.

$750.00
Rudolf Grossmann Gypsy Wagon signed original etching Rudolf Grossmann "Zigeunerwagen" signed original etching

Gypsy Wagon
Medium: original etching. Signed in pencil by Rudolf Grossmann and printed in Germany in 1922 for the very rare "Die zweite Ganymed-Mappe" portfolio of "Das vierte Jahrbuch der Marees Gesellschaft", published in Munich by Marees-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co. This impression is one of the deluxe signed edition of 300 printed on cream wove paper. The plate measures 6 5/8 x 5 inches (167 x 127 mm); a fine impression with full original margins.

$600.00
Jean-Louis Forain "Maison close" original etching Jean-Louis Forain "Maison close" original etching

Medium: original etching. Catalogue reference Guerin 21. In 1880 Forain executed six etchings for J. K. Huysmans "Croquis Parisiens"; only four were published at the time. This etching is one of the two "refusées" (refused by publisher Henri Vaton, presumably for being too risque. The scene depicts life in a Paris brothel.). A fine impression on laid paper. Not signed. Plate size: 3 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches (97 x 147mm).

This impression is one of the rare few to have been printed in 1880; a small later edition was also printed.

$550.00
Jasper Johns original lithograph "Cup 2 Picasso" Jasper Johns original lithograph "Cup 2 Picasso"

Medium: original lithograph. Catalogue references: Field 168 and Gemini 276. The plates for this lithograph were prepared at the ULAE studios in New York, printed by Mourlot and published in Paris by XXe Siecle in 1973. After printing, most impressions were trimmed to fit into the XXe Siecle book but this one remains untrimmed. The full sheet measures 15 x 10 1/2 inches (377 x 268 mm). Signed and dated in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: there is minor creasing around the edges of the sheet.

$500.00
Paul Gauguin "Le Porteur de Fei" Paul Gauguin "Le Porteur de Fei"

The English title is "The Fei Carrier". This impression (after the original woodcut) was printed on japon paper in 1943 in an edition of 250, and is one of Gauguin's beautiful Tahiti compositions (catalogue reference Guerin 64). Image size: 6 1/2 x 11 inches (165 x 280 mm). In good condition with good margins; the special paper used has some natural variations to the surface.

The extremely rare originals are well beyond the reach of most collectors, and the edition offered here presents a much more affordable alternative.

$500.00
Johnny Friedlaender signed original etching Johnny Friedlaender signed original etching

Medium: original color etching. Signed in pencil and numbered 108/150. Printed in Paris by Georges Leblanc in 1972 for inclusion as a special loose insert for the catalogue raisonné of Friedlaender etchings published by Propylaen Verlag. A rich impression beautifully printed on watermarked Arches wove paper, the plate size is 7 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches (197 x 148 mm) and the full sheet measures 13 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches (337 x 240 mm).

$500.00
Paul Klee serigraph Figure of the Oriental Stage Paul Klee serigraph "Figure of the Oriental Stage"

Medium: serigraph (after the 1934 oil painting on fabric). This serigraph was printed in 1941 by the Creative Printmakers Group and issued by the Nierendorf Gallery of New York. The serigraph measures 10 x 7 1/2 inches (250 x 190 mm) and was mounted by the publisher along the top edge onto a larger support sheet. Signed by Paul Klee in the plate; not hand-signed.

Condition: there are a few scratches to the surface. This is a magnificent, richly inked impression.

$500.00
Jasper Johns Summer, Jasper Johns Seasons Jasper Johns original lithograph "Summer"

Medium: original lithograph. Executed by Jasper Johns in 1991 for the Seasons series, published in New York by Brooke Alexander in an edition of 3000, and printed on wove paper by Universal Limited Art Editions. The image measures 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches; the total sheet is 11 1/2 x 8 inches. Not signed.

$500.00
Childe Hassam pencil-signed etching "Bowling on the Green" Childe Hassam pencil-signed etching "Bowling on the Green"

Medium: original etching. Signed in pencil with Childe Hassam's monogram signature; the number "20" is annotated at the lower left. Executed in 1932 for a portfolio of etchings commemorating the life of George Washington. Printed on watermarked laid paper, with full margins. Size: 8 1/4 x 13 3/8 inches (plate); 217 x 340mm.

Condition: very good, except for a few spots of foxing; please note that this print has been mounted (laid down) by a previous collector onto a cardboard backing sheet.

$500.00
Paul César Helleu original drypoint "Femme lisant -- de profil" Paul Cesar Helleu original drypoint "Femme lisant -- de profil"

Woman Reading, in Profile
Medium: original etching and drypoint. This beautiful impression on wove paper was printed in Paris in 1892 for Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Plate size: 9 1/4 x 6 inches (235 x 155mm). This is a portrait of the artist's wife, Madame Helleu. In fine condition with full margins. Not signed.

$500.00
Seymour Haden pencil-signed etching "The Village Ford" Seymour Haden pencil-signed etching "The Village Ford"

Medium: original etching. Signed both in the plate and in pencil. Catalogue reference Schneiderman 202. Executed in 1881, and printed on laid paper with full margins. Plate size: 7 x 10 1/4 inches (262 x 180 mm). A rich impression with plate tone.

Condition: there is foxing, minor creasing, a mat stain and two repaired tears in the margin.

$500.00
Paul Gauguin "Miseres Humaines, souvenir de Bretagne" Paul Gauguin "Miseres Humaines, souvenir de Bretagne"

The English title is "Human Misery, Souvenir of Brittany". This impression (after the original woodcut) was printed on japon paper in 1943 in an edition of 250, and is one of Gauguin's beautiful Tahiti compositions (catalogue reference Guerin 69). Image size: 7 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches (195 x 295 mm). In good condition with good margins; the special paper used has some natural variations to the surface.

The extremely rare originals are well beyond the reach of most collectors, and the edition offered here presents a much more affordable alternative.

$500.00
Jean Fautrier original etching Fautrier's last print Jean Fautrier original etching (Fautrier's last print)

Medium: original color etching. Executed in 1965 for the deluxe limited edition "Paroles Peintes II" portfolio, published in Paris by Lazar-Vernet. This 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 (there are no signed impressions, as Jean Fautrier died before any could be signed).

$500.00
Max Ernst original lithograph, 1947 Max Ernst original lithograph, 1947

Medium: original lithograph. Catalogue references: Speis 24, Hughes/Poupard 80. 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. Sheet size: 9 1/8 x 7 7/8 inches (232 x 200 mm). Signed in the stone, not by hand.

Condition: there is some age-toning to the paper (but in real life it is better than appears in this photo).

$500.00
Jasper Johns lithograph Jasper Johns lithograph, 1967

Medium: lithograph. From the "In Memory of My Feelings" portfolio, printed in 1967 on Mohawk Superfine Smooth paper in a limited edition of 2500 and published in New York by The Museum of Modern Art. Not signed.

Jasper Johns was one of the New York artists invited to contribute original compositions in homage to poet Frank O'Hara (1926-1966) for the "In Memory of My Feelings" project in 1967. Size: 12 x 18 inches. There is a center fold, as issued.

$450.00
Max Klinger original etching Die Quelle Max Klinger original etching "Die Quelle"

Medium: original etching and aquatint. Catalogue reference: Singer 325. Published in Vienna by Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst in 1896. The plate measures 6 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches (155 x 120 mm); the total sheet is 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (165 x 142 mm). A fine impression printed on wove paper. Not signed.

Condition: there is minor creasing; also, the margins have been trimmed and there is foxing in the margins, not affecting the etching.

$450.00
Paul Klee pochoir Jardin Exotique Paul Klee large pochoir "Jardin Exotique"

Medium: pochoir (after the watercolor). Printed in Paris at the atelier of pochoir master Daniel Jacomet (the date of printing is unknown). The image size is 18 1/2 inches x 14 1/2 inches (470 x 365) and the full sheet measures 24 x 19 inches. Not signed.

$400.00
Fernand Khnopff original drypoint Un masque Fernand Khnopff original drypoint "Un masque"

Medium: original etching and drypoint. Printed in Paris and published in 1905 by the Revue de l'Art ancien et moderne. Plate size: 7 x 4 inches (175 x 100 mm). A nice impression on watermarked laid paper. Not signed.

$400.00
Armand Guillaumin Saardam (Zaandam) original etching Armand Guillaumin original etching "Vue prise de Saardam" (Zaandam)

Medium: original color etching. Catalogue reference: Kraemer 23. Executed in 1906, this lovely impression on cream laid paper is from the rare 1906 first edition of "Histoire des Peintres Impressionnistes" by Theodore Duret, published in Paris by Floury. The plate size is 5 3/8 x 7 5/8 inches (138 x 195 mm); the full sheet measures 7 3/4 x 10 inches (195 x 255 mm). Signed in the plate, not hand-signed.

$400.00
Asger Jorn original lithograph, 1964 Asger Jorn original lithograph, 1964

Medium: Original Lithograph. Published in 1964 by Kornfeld for 1 Cent Life, in an edition of 2000 (along with a limited number of signed proofs). This impression is not signed. Sheet size 16 x 22 3/4 inches (408 x 580mm). Published with center fold and poetry text (composed by Walasse Ting) on verso.

This original print is from the famous "1 Cent Life" book/portfolio, published in 1964 by E. W. Kornfeld, in a limited edition of 2000. The lithography was executed by Maurice Beaudet, of Paris. 1 Cent Life was a monumental undertaking-- a revolutionary Pop Art and poetry project organized by Walasse Ting and Sam Francis. Among the artists who contributed original lithographs to this project were Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, Pierre Alechinsky, Asger Jorn, Mel Ramos, Jim Dine, Tom Wesselmann, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg, Karel Appel, Antonio Saura, James Rosenquist, Alan Davie, Sam Francis, and Walasse Ting.

$400.00
Paul César Helleu original drypoint (Femme au chapeau) Paul Cesar Helleu original drypoint (Femme au chapeau)

Medium: original etching and drypoint in black, red and brown. This beautiful composition is printed on wove paper (date of printing unknown). Plate size: 7 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches (195 x 140mm). Signed in the plate, not hand-signed.

Condition: there is foxing in the margins.

$400.00
Jean-Louis Forain original etching "Similitudes" Jean-Louis Forain original etching "Similitudes"

Medium: original etching. Executed by Forain for J. K. Huysmans "Croquis Parisiens" and published in Paris in 1880 by Henri Vaton in a total edition of 545. Printed on laid paper. Plate size: 5 5/8 x 3 3/4 inches (147 x 97mm). Signed in the plate (not by hand)

$400.00