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a vintage french hand-colored engraving signed 'setter et canard branche' by Léon Danchin (1887-1938)
3569
dated 1935

Léon Danchin (1887-1938) was a French artist known for his drawings of animals, primarily sporting dogs.  His works sold very well in France, Belgium, England and the United States; Later in his career Danchin moved to the French Flanders where he was an avid hunter. It was during this period that he drew many of the hunting scenes for which he is renowned; signed in pencil lower left and numbered 275/500; discoloration to paper;  in as found condition with original frame; Copyright by La Gravure Française, 41 rue St. Georges, Paris 1935

Height: 
32 1/4"
Width: 
24"
$1,475
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 Henry Pruett Share (American, 1853-1905) etching of a wintry pastoral scene of a shepherd and flock; signed "R. LeGrande Johnston" (1850-1918)
50099
dated 1887

this peaceful pastoral scene at dusk of a shepherd and his sheepdog returning their flock to the stable; Reuben LeGrande Johnston (1850-1918), was born in Alexandria, Virginia. Best known for his landscapes with animals, he was well-traveled, visiting France, Spain, England, Tangiers and Morocco. He also traveled to the American west, notably Cheyenne, Wyoming. He was a member of the Society of Washington (DC) Artists, where he exhibited, in addition to the National Academy of Design; some discoloration to paper; newly matted and framed

Height: 
23 3/4"
Width: 
21"
Depth: 
1"
$1,550
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well-executed french hand-colored engraving of La Serpentaire from 'La Botanique Mise a la Portee de tout le Monde' by Genevieve de Nangis Regnault
2278
published 1744, Paris

considered to be 'the most impressive botanical works of the period' by known art historian Anthony Blunt; new acid-free matte and giltwood frame; minor discoloration

Height: 
25"
Width: 
20"
$2,200
Available
a well-rendered french 18th century hand-colored pineapple engraving
4653
18th century

the meticulously detailed engraving depicting a pineapple specie as a flowering bud and in its mature state; with original description page verso; minor discoloration; with later acid-free matte and giltwood frame.

 

Height: 
21"
Width: 
16 3/4"
$1,650
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a well-rendered pair of italian engravings of monumental torchieres by giovanni piranesi
60256
18th century

each detailed engraving depicting elaborate torchieres as seen in piranesi's museum; engraved for an english gentleman; some foxing; with custom gilt-wood frames and slips

Height: 
36"
Width: 
21 1/2"
$5,700
Available
a handsome pair of american architectural engravings depicting taverns
1231
19th century

each depicting a 3-story building with accompanying floor plans; each titled 'Design for a First Class Tavern'; new mattes and frames; some discoloration.

Height: 
20 1/2"
Width: 
17"
$800
Available
a well-executed set of 4 hand-colored copper engravings of attic red classical urns
2304
circa 1770

each depicting an etruscan urn with detail images and inscriptions written below; from the book 'Picturae Etruscorum in Vasculis' by Giovanni Battista Passeri; later French mattes and giltwood frames; excellent condition.

Height: 
22 1/2" x 18"
$3,750
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a grand and rare set of three double-page english architectural copper engravings by british architect, colen campbell (b. 1676 d. 1729)
1937
Early 18th century

each finely rendered engraving depicting elevations of classical and neo-palladian buildings in britain; with identifying script; visible center crease; later ebonized frames and linen mattes

Height: 
24 1/4"
Width: 
34 7/8"
$1,750
a well-rendered set of 4 european hand-colored pineapple engravings
1922
3 of 18th century, 1 of 19th century

each meticulously detailed engraving depicting various pineapple species; minor discoloration; with later acid-free mattes and giltwood frames.

Height: 
21"
Width: 
16 3/4"
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