Current Inventory by Hermine David

The Blacksmith (Marechal Ferrant)

Artist: Hermine David
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  Hermine David (1886-1970), Marechal Ferrant (The Blacksmith), etching and drypoint, signed in pencil lower right [also signed in the plate lower left], in very good condition (remains of prior hinging verso). The full sheet, printed on an Arches wove paper, 7 5/8 x 10 1/8, the sheet 9 7/8 x 13 inches. A fine impression of this great rarity. We have not encountered another impression of this print on the art market. In this print, in a departure from the sharply delineated drypoint work characterizing many of her prints, David achieves a range of grey shadings through extensive use […]

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Boxing Match

Artist: Hermine David
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Hermine David, drypoint and engraving Boxing Match, circa 1927, signed and numbered (4/10) in pencil, lower margin. Reference: Jean Adhemar, Inventaire Bibliotheque Nationale #12. In excellent condition, with full margins (some staining top margin near edge) (8 1/4 x 9 1/2, the sheet 12 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches), on BFK Rives cream wove paper, archival mounting. A fine impression, with the burr from the drypoint giving the composition an atmospheric quality, while at the same time the drypoint is used to convey even the finest details of the many figures. Hermine David (1886-1970) studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts from the […]

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La Corrida

Artist: Hermine David
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Hermine David (1886-1970) La Corrida, etching and drypoint, 1929,  signed and numbered (20/100) in pencil (Inventaire Bibliotheque Nationale de France #22).  From Trois Plates au Nouvel Essor. On a medium weight cream wove paper, in very good condition with only the slightest trace of light stain, the matrix perfect, with wide margins, 10 x 11 3/4, the sheet 14 x 18 inches, archival acid free matting. A fine, bright impression, with substantial burr from the drypoint and engraving work. Hermine David was an established artist in Paris from about 1905 onward, even before she met Jules Pascin (in 1907), who she […]

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