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20th Century

42 After Cecil Aldin British 1870-1935
[Stagecoach], c1920s. Colour lithograph, publisher's line above image, signed in image lower right, 28.7 x 65cm. Repaired tears lower left, minor creases to margins, old mount burn.
Publisher's line reads "No. 131. Copyright Lawrence & Jellicoe Ltd. 34 Henrietta St, Covent Garden, Lond., WC. J.L. Goffart, Printer, Brussels."

43 Stanley Anderson British 1884-1966
Hedge-Laying, 1945. Engraving, monogrammed in plate lower right, signed in pencil in lower margin, letterpress on original mount accompanying image, 10 x 7.6cm. Minor foxing to margins.
Text on mount reads "An original line-engraving by Stanley Anderson, RA, RE, is published in an edition of two hundred and fifty copies, exclusively for members of The Miniature Print Society, 1244 Martha Custis Drive, Alexandria, Virginia [USA]. December, 1945." Held in The Met, NY.

44 Anon. L'Habitue [The Regular] c1920s
Etching, initialled "A" in plate lower right, editioned 49/50, indistinguishable signature and titled in another hand in pencil in lower margin, 17 x 22cm. Old mount burn.
Most likely from a series on French brothels. Provenance: Colin Lanceley estate.

45 Anon. Le "3" c1920s
Etching, initialled "A" in plate lower right, editioned 49/50, indistinguishable signature and titled in another hand in pencil in lower margin, 21.9 x 16.9cm. Old mount burn.
Most likely from a series on French brothels. Provenance: Colin Lanceley estate.

46 Anon. [Burning Heart With Cupid, Goblin, Angel And Fairy Figures] c1920s
Gouache, obscured signature lower centre, sketch verso, 24.6 x 16.1cm. Minor paint loss and slight missing portion to image right and lower left corner, old glue stains to margins.
One winged figure captioned with "Hopes."

47 Anon. Hotel Imperial [Czech Republic] c1920s
Colour woodcut, initialled "A.S." in block lower left, annotated "orig. holzschnitt (woodcut)", titled and indecipherable signature in pencil in lower margin, 24 x 29.6cm. Minor tears, creases and foxing to margins.
The Hotel Imperial is located in Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic. Wes Anderson's 2014 film The Grand Budapest Hotel was partly inspired by the hotel and its surroundings. Ref: National Geographic.

48 Anon. [Woman With Muff] 1926
Ink and wash with coloured pencil, signed "Deane" and dated upper left, 27.1 x 16cm. Minor foxing overall, pinholes, tipped to original backing.

49 Geneviève Asse French b.1923
[Horizon Between Sea And Sky], c1960s. Colour lithograph, editioned 90/90 and signed in pencil in lower margin, 50.1 x 38cm. Slight foxing and stains to margins.
Geneviève Asse has used light and space as the subject for her work for over fifty years. She has had major exhibitions with the Pompidou Centre; Museum of Fine Arts, Rouen; and the National Library of France.

50 Norman Ault British 1880-1950
[Sacrifice Inside A Heptagram], 1911. Watercolour with ink and gouache, signed and dated in ink lower right, 32.3 x 22.9cm. Minor paint loss to image upper left, foxing and missing portions to margins.

51 Mario Avati French 1921-2009
Avati [Exhibition], 1963. Screenprint, poster format, date in plate below image, 47.8 x 27.8cm. Minor foxing and creases, slight tears to upper and lower edges.
Text reads "Sagot-Le Garrec, 24 Rue du Four, Paris 6. Avati, manieres-noires & aquatintes. 8 Fevrier-2 Mars 1963." The image of the pigeon was taken from one of Avati's mezzotints. Mario Avati studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris along with Marc Chagall. He mastered the printing technique of mezzotint, and became the first engraver to win the Paris Prix des Critiques. Ref: Paris Review, no. 17, 1957.

52 Max Beckmann German 1884-1950
Pierrot Und Maske, 1920. Lithograph, artist, title and process in letterpress verso, 31 x 20cm. Minor tears and discolouration to edges not affecting image.
Plate 30 from the illustrated book Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart (German Printmakers of Our Time), Leipzig, 1920. Held in MoMA.

53 Maurice F. Bilton American active 1930s-50s
The Pressman [Printing Press Operator], c1930s. Double-sided oil painting on paper, signature incised into image lower right, titled and signed in ink below image verso, 68.2 x 50cm. Pinholes,
missing portions and tears to edges, slight crinkles.
Verso image shows a musician playing a banjo. Maurice Bilton was a lecturer at Ridgewood Art Institute (RAI) in New Jersey. He was married to artist Minnie Lois Murphy (Amer.,1901-1962). Ref: RAI.

54 Edmund Blampied British 1886-1966
Tremors In The Park, 1932. Lithograph, titled, signed and dated in image lower left to right, signed in ink on image lower centre, 21.6 x 33.1cm. Slight stains and foxing overall, old mount burn.
This image was included in the Art Institute of Chicago's International Exhibition of Contemporary Prints held in 1934.

55 Edmund Blampied British 1886-1966
The Evil Eye, 1933. Lithograph, signed, dated and titled in image lower left to right, signed and dated "1934" in ink below image, 19.5 x 33.2cm. Stains overall.
Blampied made over 30 lithographs, many of dogs, which were not recorded in either catalogue raisonné. Ref: Wiki.

56 Edmund Blampied British 1886-1966
[Procession Of The Absurd], 1944. Watercolour with pencil, signed and dated upper centre, annotated in unknown hand in pencil verso, 36.2 x 54.9cm. Reinforced corners, minor tears to right and lower edges, slight foxing and creases.
Annotation reads "A one-way in KwathLoothLeeth Boro. (To amuse boys "dotty" on engineering. Vide E. Blampied)." Author Marguerite Syvret notes in her biography of Blampied that while he was
stranded on the island Jersey during WWII his "humorous drawings abounded; but these were created to entertain personal friends, to bring cheer to parents cut off from their children or husbands from their wives." Ref: Syvret, Edmund Blampied, 1986, p123.

57 Emma Bormann Austrian 1887-1974
München Kurt Eisner Begra?bnis [Kurt Eisner's Funeral In Munich], c1919. Colour woodcut, titled, captioned, annotated "orig. holzschnitt [woodcut]" and signed in pencil in lower margin, 29.8 x 42.9cm. Tears and creases to margins.
Translated German caption includes "The unions assemble…" Kurt Eisner (1867-1919) was a German-Jewish socialist journalist, theatre critic, and pacifist. As a socialist journalist and statesman, he organised the Socialist Revolution that overthrew the monarchy in Bavaria in November 1918. He was assassinated on 21 February 1919. Ref: Wiki.

58 Sir Frank Brangwyn British 1867-1956
[Rabbi Studying], c1931. Drypoint, initialled in plate upper right, signed in pencil in lower margin, 16.2 x 14.9cm. Minor foxing to upper margin.
In 1931 Brangwyn illustrated the book L'Ombre de la Croix (The Shadow of the Cross) for Jérôme & Jean Tharaud, which described the lives of Jewish people in contemporary Europe. The prints illustrate the town of Belz in Poland which was a centre of pilgrimage. Brangwyn seems to have etched a majority of the plates from photographs. Ref: British Museum.

59 Georges Braque French 1882-1963
Theogénie, 1932. Etching with remarques, captioned "Hesiodos And Mousa" in Greek in plate, signed in ink in lower margin, 36.5 x 29.9cm. Minor foxing and repairs to image upper and lower right, slight stains and paper loss to margins.
In 1930, Vollard asked Braque to illustrate a text for him; Braque chose Hesiod's Theogeny. While 16 etchings were made for a planned edition of 50, the run was not completed due to "the slowness of the [Galanis'] printing." Ref: Vallier #20.

60 Kenneth Broad British active 1920s-30s
The Coach, c1930. Colour linocut, annotated "no. 30", titled and signed in pencil in lower margin, 19.1 x 22.7cm.

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