While emphasis is typically placed on the collecting of paintings during the Gilded Age, there was also a thriving market for prints during this period. Though contemporary with some of the biggest names in the history of American collecting, including J. Therefore, his collection serves as an example of smaller scale collecting, which also went on during the Gilded Age in New York. His parents, Frederick and Fannie, were both born in Ireland, emigrating to the United States in the ss.
Through connections with booksellers, he met collectors who introduced him to the business. Frederick Keppel sold the work of modern etchers in New York during the last few decades of the 19th-century. The Keppel family was involved with not only the sale of art, but also the development of American taste in the early decades of the 20th century.
Keppel, Frederick 1845-1912
Allegedly, Frederick Paul and his father had quarreled over the inheritance of the family business. Frederick Paul had no interest in becoming a print dealer. This displeased his father, who ultimately wrote him out of his will. Letters from the following decade also gesture to these tense family dynamics. Ederheimer Print Cabinet  in the next decade.
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He had a wonderful technical mastery, and was capable of performing the most astounding tours de force, but he rarely did so, except in so unobtrusive a manner as to be scarcely noticeable. His correspondence with dealers in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Paris shows that he was extremely knowledgeable about Nanteuil and that he was intent on assembling a large collection. These condition issues illustrate the damage inflicted by early conservation efforts; however, it is unclear if specific prints were already in poor condition when Keppel purchased them or if the damage reflects his own attempts to have the prints conserved.
Cosmo Books Professional seller. Catalogue: Edinburgh Review. Keppel Publishing Company, N. Some soil to text block edge and back cover. Light edge wear.. Kate Lindemann Professional seller.
With: Notes on the Landscape Etchers. New York: Keppel, The first complete index to the Print Collector's Quarterly, , is available at catalogue no. Complete in two volumes.
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First edition and the primary source for Viscount Keppel He accompanied Anson on his voyage of circumnavigation after having been in the Navy for only five years. He also led a small expedition against Goree on the West African coast in , and played a notable part in the sinking of the Thesee at Quiberon Bay in With a frontispiece to Volume I. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, some loss to the leather to the spines and joints, a little heavier to Volume I. Minor rubbing to the paper to the boards.
Hinges are starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with only the very odd light spot, and some heavier spots to the frontispiece of Volume I.
Prior owner's ink inscription to the head of the title pages. Overall Condition: Very Good. Very Good.
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Rooke Books Professional seller. London - Sampson Low, Marston and Company. Book, A very scarce linguistic guide to Pushtu from G. Including publisher's advertisements to the front and rear. With two large folding vocabulary charts in a pocket to the rear pastedown. Condition: In a brown cloth binding. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing and wear to the extremities. Some sunning to the spine also. Internally, binding failed between pages and , but is otherwise firmly bound. Pages have some light marginal age-toning and a few marks, but are otherwise clean. The Medici in Florence and the Renaissance.
Contemparary Dates. Between the 13th and 18th Centuries. Emporio Libri Professional seller.
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Milano, , stralcio con copertina posticcia muta, pp. If the magazine that contained the pages is not mentioned, it is because it is unknown to us. Libreria Piani Professional seller. Catalogue: Viaggi. VBK Media, Pp: De Slegte Professional seller. Catalogue: Geneeskunde. Eine geschichtsphilosophische und kunsttheoretische Untersuchung zu Begriff und Gestaltung des Narrativen..
Aus der Reihe: Marburger germanistische Studien. Band 7. Nach Bestelleingang erfolgt eine Anfrage, ob Sie einverstanden sind. Antiquariat Immanuel since Professional seller. Catalogue: Varia. In her spare Manhattan office overlooking East 57th Street, Schwartz displays a small, colorful picture of bathers, with trademark fluid figures and characteristic tint of blue. The price? Of course, not all works by Picasso are so affordable. Consider the sale at Christie's in November, , of his Weeping Woman I , a drypoint with aquatint, etching and scraper executed in It's signed and dated.
It was a world auction record for any single print. Generally defined as images made on a surface that is inked for transfer to another surface, prints are made in editions, a set of identical images or "impressions. A limited edition print indicates that the artist will issue no more impressions, a promise usually secured by striking an X through the plate to make further prints impossible.
As with photographs, scarcity generally affects pricing: The smaller the edition, the greater the perceived value. The spectrum of processes includes woodcuts, engravings, wood engravings, etchings, aquatints, lithographs, silkscreens, linoleum cuts, archival inkjet prints, and more. Print terminology can be daunting, even confusing, to newcomers, and it encompasses not only the process but also the type of paper, the printer, the image size, the printer's stamp, and additional details.
But collectors don't really need to know the fine points of each process. It's not as if all lithographs are better than all etchings, or vice versa. Even dealers sometimes use terms loosely.
Cezanne's Les baigneurs. As with any medium, historical periods come in and out of favor. Prints from the 17th and 18th centuries, for example, have been out for a while. This past May, however, Boerner staged a widely admired exhibition of 17th- and 18th-century engravings by members of the French Academy at Pocket Utopia, the one-time space in Bushwick, Brooklyn, that reopened on Manhattan's Lower East side in collaboration with Boerner.
Kunz says that some contemporary artists and dealers, including Richard Tuttle and Jack Tilton, took a fancy to the works. David Tunick, a veteran New York specialist in fine prints and drawings, recently drew enthusiastic audiences to an exhibition May 3—August 17 of some 60 etchings by the 17th-century artist Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, supplemented with prints by the artist's contemporaries and figures he later influenced, Claude, Piranesi, and Tiepolo among them.
Prints from the 19th century are also market laggards at the moment. Prices soared along with Impressionist paintings during the height of Japanese buying in the s and early s, then dropped with the entire art market.
They have not fully recovered. Some prints by Vuillard, Bonnard, and Toulouse-Lautrec today fetch just a few thousand dollars.