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Black & White

There is a misconception about works of art composed in so called "black and white".  It seems to some that this lack of color is somehow less desirable.  Yet artists throughout history have used single colors to focus on composition or on gradations from light to dark.  Without the distraction of color, these creative building blocks become more prevalent.  In this section, we challenge the viewer to focus on "monochromatic" (single-colored) compositions.  Chances are that by the time you have looked at a few works, your mind will hone in on details you don't usually notice, and that you may even start to "see" colors that aren't actually there.
At The Dance Hall
$600

At The Dance Hall

ALBERT, Adolphe

Au Café Concert (descriptive French title)Etching on laid paper.Ref: not in BN-IFF.Signed and annotated by the artist.

Bernard Brussel-Smith - Self Portrait - wood engraving
$400

Self Portrait

BRUSSEL-SMITH, Bernard

Wood engraving on white wove paper. Edition of 100. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. 

Portait of Henri Guerard Sold
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Portait of Henri Guerard

CATTELAIN, Philippe Auguste

Drypoint and roulette printed on laid paper.Reference: not in BN-IFF.Printed by Charles Delatre.Dedicated to Guerard in the plate.

Paul Sérusier
$975

Paul Sérusier

REDON, Odilon

Lithograph printed on chine.Reference: Mellerio 193.A printer's proof, from the transfer lithograph made by Auguste Clot, after the original.There ...

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Edgar Chahine - Contraste - two women at bar - Tabanelli 25 - drypoint
$1,600

Contrast

CHAHINE, Edgar

Contraste (original French title) Drypoint printed on thick wove paper.Reference: Tabanelli 25.One of few artists proofs in the second state of two...

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Portrait of Marguerite Carriere
$1,600

Portrait of Marguerite Carriere

CARRIERE, Eugene

Lithograph printed on chine-colle, in three shades of gray.Referencs: BN-IFF 36. Delteil 43.Edition of 150.Signed in pencil.

Edgar Chahine - Carmen - stylish woman leaning with umbrella - Tabanelli 126 - drypoint Sold
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Carmen

CHAHINE, Edgar

Drypoint printed on Arches laid paper. Reference: Tabanelli 126. One of only a handful impressions of this print, for which there was no edition. S...

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Edgar Chahine - Germaine de face en buste - modern woman portrait - Tabanelli 293 - drypoint Sold
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Germaine de Face en Buste

CHAHINE, Edgar

Drypoint. Ref: Tabanelli 293. Second state of two. Edition of 50. Signed and numbered "ep 3/50" in pencil. With drystamp of Sagot (Lugt 2254).

Edgar Chahine - Les Chaussettes - portrait of woman - socks - Tabanelli 105 - color aquatint Sold
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The Socks

CHAHINE, Edgar

Les Chaussettes (original French title) Color aquatint.Reference: Tabanelli 105 ii/ii.Edition of 50, partially in color, partially in black only.Si...

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