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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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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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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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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.

Carl E.  Pickhardt - The Heart Symbol - lithograph - abstract cubism female nude - detail
$150

The Heart Symbol

PICKHARDT, Carl E

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

Emile Dezaunay - La Messe en Bretagne - Bretton coiffe - color intaglio - detail
$2,500

Mass in Brittany

DEZAUNAY, Emile-Alfred

La Messe en Bretagne (descriptive French title) Aquatint, etching, roulette & drypoint printed in color on Arches laid paper, circa 1900.Refere...

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Maximilian Kurzweil - Der Polster - The Cushion - The Upholstery - Art Nouveau - color woodcut
$3,500

The Cushion

KURZWEIL, Maximilian

Der Polster (original German title) Color woodcut printed on japon paper, affixed as usual to a support sheet at the top. Published by Gesellschaf...

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Emil Ganso - Model Standing - The Print Club of Cleveland - nude women from behind - hips Sold
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Model Standing

GANSO, Emil

Etching and aquatint on wove paper, 1935.Reference: Smith I-8c.Edition of 250, as issued by The Print Club of Cleveland.Signed in pencil. 

Emil Ganso - Studio Mirror - dual tone wood engraving - nude woman standing mirror - wide hip fetish art - detail1
$275

Studio Mirror

GANSO, Emil

Dual-tone wood engraving on wove paper.Reference: Smith R-77.Exact edition unknown, but less than 200.Published by American Artists Group, New York...

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