Master Prints

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Edouard Manet
“PORTRAIT OF BAUDELAIRE” or “Charles Baudelaire, de Face” 1865
A restrike posthumous etching from the original plate, signed by Manet in the plate (lower right) and bearing the inscriptions of both the artist and the printer along the lower margin.
3½” x 3″

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Abbott McNeill Whistler
“Firelight: Joseph Pennell, No. 1”, 1896
Original transfer lithograph
A portrait of the artist’s friend and printer
Signed on the stone with the butterfly monogram at left
A fine lifetime impression of Spink’s only state from the edition published by T. Fisher Unwin, The Century Company, 1898, as the frontispiece for the book Lithography and Lithographers, by Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell (the stone was destroyed by Goulding in 1903 and there were no posthumus impressions)
Catalog: Levy 152; Way 104; Spink 144
6 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches

 

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Edouard Manet
“Baudelaire de Face”, 1862
A restike posthumous etching from the original plate, signed by the artist using a   Monogram in the plate (upper left) and bearing the inscriptions of both the artist and the Printer along the lower margin
3½" x 3

 

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
“LE CHAPEAU EPINGLE” or “PINNING THE HAT” (c. 1894)
This portrait of Julie Manet (Berthe Morisot’s daughter and Edouard Manet’s niece) and her cousin was originally published in Gustave Geffroy’s La Vie Artistique, 3rd series (Paris, 1894) and in Georges Rivière’s Renoir et Ses Amis (Paris, 1921)
A restrike posthumous etching from the original plate, signed Renoir in the plate
4 1/2″ x 3 3/16”

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Henri Matisse
“La Cite – Notre Dame”, 1937
A restrike posthumous etching from the original plate, signed by the artist in reverse (lower right)
13 ¼” x 10 5/16”

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Henri Matisse
“Portrait d’un Homme II” from the publication “Repli” 1947
Lithograph on handmade paper
Edition: 370, no later editions were printed and the stone was destroyed.
Printed by Mourlot of Paris
10 ¼” x 6 ½”