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Women

This is a selection of compositions in which the central figure is a woman.  Aside from landscapes, women have been the most enduring inspiration to artists in modern times.  Admittedly, the fact that the pursuit of art has been a male-dominated endeavor through most of history may explain this.  Still, it's a an ode to the elegance of women.
Mariette Lydis - Plate from Poemes by Sappho - Poems - tribbing - tribadism - detail Sold
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Plate from Sappho

LYDIS, Mariette

Etching on simili-japon wove paper, with a touch of hand coloring. Plate from Poèmes by Sappho, illustrated by Lydis, and published in Paris for an...

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Will Barnet - Porch - Waiting - woodcut on Japanese paper - 1937 - detail Sold
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Porch - Waiting

BARNET, Will

Woodcut on Japanese paper.Reference: Cole 50.One of 15 impressions printed in 1937 by the artist.  An edition of 60, plus 18 proofs was published b...

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Albert Belleroche - Gildys - woman wearing a large hat  dark background - detail Sold
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Gildys

BELLEROCHE, Albert

Lithograph on laid paper.Reference: logbook 200.Edition of 20.Signed in pencil. This is unequivocally one of the artist’s very best prints.  The vi...

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Ethel Gabain - The West Wind - lithograph of a woman sitting on a stone wall outside - detail Sold
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The West Wind

GABAIN, Ethel

Lithograph on thin laid paper.Reference: Wright 152.Edition of 36. Scarce.Signed in pencil.

Prostitution Sold
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Prostitution

LEGRAND, Louis

Etching, aquatint and drypoint on simili-japon paper.References: Exsteens 25; Arwas 39.Edition unknown, likely of circa 50.Published by Gustave Pel...

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Anxiousness Sold
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Anxiousness

GRASSET, Eugene

Anxiété (original descriptive title) Color lithograph printed on smooth wove paper.As published by Art et Décoration.  From what was certainly a si...

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Saint George Square Sold
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Saint George Square

DELCOURT, Maurice

Place Saint Georges (original French title) Printed on old japon paper.Reference: BN-IFF. 5.Edition of 45 (out of the 100 that were planned).Pub...

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Princess Maleine Sold
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Princess Maleine

DE FEURE, Georges

Princesse Maleine (original French title) Lithograph printed on wove paper.Proof, aside from the numbered edition of 30.Composition based on the pl...

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Bertha Lum - Wind and Rain - color woodcut 1913 - detail
$950

Wind and Rain

LUM, Bertha

Color woodcut on thin Japan paper. Edition unknown.Signed, dated, and annotated in pencil in the image. Trimmed just outside the image edge (fillet...

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Paul Bellugue - El Garron - Restaurant Soupers - Theatre des Deux Masques - Palermo - detail
$600

El Garron

BELLUGUE, Paul

Drawing in conté-crayon, pencil, on thick card stock.Likely a project for a poster or an advertisement, for a famous venue in Paris. El Garron, whi...

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Henri Martin - Indecision - Peintres Lithographes - remarque au houx - holly - detail
$1,800

Indecision

MARTIN, Henri

Indécision (original French title) Lithograph on simili-japon paper.Published by the Société des Peintres-Lithographes, for one of their albums.A d...

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John Kacere - Portrait of Joan - Studio Print - etching - profile sketch - detail
$300

Portrait of Joan

KACERE, John

Etching printed in black in with warm plate tone on wove paper, 1948. Edition unknown, but certainly small, if any was printed at all.  This one a ...

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James Jacques Tissot - Le Banc de Jardin - Garden Bench - mezzotint - 1er etat - first state - rich burr - detail1
$5,000

The Garden Bench

TISSOT, James

Le Banc de Jardin (original French title) Mezzotint printed in warm black ink on thick wove paper.Reference: Wentworth 75.Extremely scarce early st...

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Reynold Weidenaar - Reverie - mezzoting - nude women looks like a pepper - detail
$900

Reverie

WEIDENAAR, Reynold

Mezzotint printed in black ink on laid paper.Edition of 250.  Rather scarce today.Published by Associated American Artists, New York.Signed and tit...

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James Tissot - Promenade dans la Neige - Winter's Walk - details Sold
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A Winter’s Walk

TISSOT, James

Promenade dans la Neige (original French title) Etching and drypoint printed in black and in red ink on laid Van Gelder paper.Reference: Wentworth ...

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Ann Chernow - Mood Indigo - Etching - woman at night at table with lamp - detail
$300

Mood Indigo

CHERNOW, Ann

Aquatint and etching printed in dark bluish-black ink on wove paper. Edition of 12. Signed, titled, and numbered in pencil. 

Carl E Pickhardt - Nude - lithograph - nude woman torso - detail
$150

Standing Nude

PICKHARDT, Carl E

Lithograph on Basingwerk Parchment paper.Edition unknown, but certainly not large.Signed and titled in pencil.