Current Inventory by Seymour Haden

Shere Mill Pond


Seymour Haden (1818-1910), Shere Mill Pond II (Large Plate), etching and drypoint, 1860, signed in pencil lower right [also signed in the plate lower right]. Schneiderman 37, sixth state (of 9). In good condition (skillfully repaired hole in the sky upper left) with margins, on a cream/ivory laid paper,  7 x 13 1/2, the sheet 8 1/8 x 13 3/4 inches. A very good impression, with rich burr in the reeds toward the right. Provenance: Frederick Keppel and Co., New York, NY. Illustrated: Guichard, British Etchers, 1850-1940; Keppel, The Golden Age of Engraving; Print Collector’s Quarterly 1 (1911): 1; Guichard, […]

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Kensington Gardens (The Small Plate)


Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910), Kensington Gardens (The Small Plate), drypoint, 1859, signed in pencil lower right. References: Harrington 12, Schneiderman 15, third/fourth state (of 10). In very good condition, on a thin Japan paper, with margins, 6 1/4 x 4 1/2, the sheet 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches, archival mounting (window mat, unattached mylar hinging). A very fine impression, carefully wiped above the chimneys in the background, with blacks of the trees and shadows in the foreground contrasting effectively with the greys of the mansion to create a marvelous sense of depth. We believe this is the third state, before the […]

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