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Painter, Etcher, b. 1835 - d. 1915

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) influential Philadelphia painter and etcher
          Mar. 14, 2024

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) influential Philadelphia painter and etcher

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) influential Philadelphia painter and etcher
          Feb. 22, 2024

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) influential Philadelphia painter and etcher

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) influential Philadelphia painter and etcher
          Jan. 11, 2024

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) influential Philadelphia painter and etcher

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Dec. 28, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Dec. 28, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Nov. 17, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Nov. 17, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Oct. 26, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Oct. 17, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Sep. 21, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Sep. 07, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Aug. 24, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Aug. 03, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Jul. 20, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Jun. 29, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Jun. 15, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Jun. 09, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          May. 26, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          May. 18, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Apr. 28, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Apr. 13, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Mar. 30, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) 'Nydia, 1884'
          Mar. 18, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) 'Nydia, 1884'

          Est: $80 - $120

          Etching after a painting by George Fuller, image size 20 3/4" x 13 1/4", signed in plate "S.J. Ferris Etch 1883" and "G Fuller Pinxt 1882", remarque lower center, copyright 1884 by Klackner, NY.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Mar. 09, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Feb. 23, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Feb. 18, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Feb. 04, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Jan. 26, 2023

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Jan. 12, 2023

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Dec. 29, 2022

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Dec. 15, 2022

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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          Nov. 19, 2022

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Nov. 10, 2022

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Original etching, c. 1883, image approx. 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 in. plus margins. VG

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Oct. 13, 2022

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Sep. 08, 2022

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Aug. 18, 2022

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Jul. 14, 2022

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          May. 26, 2022

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • STEPHEN JAMES FERRIS 1835-1915 W/C SHEIK PORTRAIT
          May. 08, 2022

          STEPHEN JAMES FERRIS 1835-1915 W/C SHEIK PORTRAIT

          Est: $125 - $175

          A small watercolor portrait of a middle eastern dignitary signed in Lower right corner S F and attributed to Stephen James Ferris a 19th/20Th century painter, in period frame,. surface wear particularly to raised portion of frame, Frame 10.5”X 8” painting 6.75” X 4”info on the artist American art gallery.org An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen 5 achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Stephen James Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women.Stephen James Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Apr. 28, 2022

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)
          Mar. 31, 2022

          Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)

          Est: $50 - $75

          [SCIENCE] offered here is a color print of Louis Pasteur (1822-1895), Image approx. 4 x 7 in. plus margins. This Caricature first appeared in the 19th century. This is a 20th century printing. Pasture was the French biologist, microbiologist and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. Fine condition.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Feb. 17, 2022

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Jan. 13, 2022

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Dec. 09, 2021

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Nov. 18, 2021

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching
          Oct. 21, 2021

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. Etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) etching
          Aug. 05, 2021

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) etching

          Est: $200 - $300

          Stephen J. Ferris (1835-1915) American artist. An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, he studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. He also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Stephen Ferris' association with American art and artists is also important. His wife, Elizabeth Moran Ferris, was the sister of the artists, Thomas and Peter Moran. His son, Jean Leon Gerome Moran, became a much admired painter in the late nineteenth century. Stephen Ferris was also a major connoisseur of fine prints, particularly etchings. Over two thousand of his collected prints are now housed at the Smithsonian Institution under the title of 'The Ferris Collection'. Stephen James Ferris' first published etching was created in 1875. During the following years he created many fine portraits and figure studies in this medium. Most were based upon the designs of the artists he admired most, such as, Gerome (his former teacher), Fortuny and Mouilleron. His finest prints are 'Orientalist' in nature and draw upon scenes of the middle and near East. Original etching, DEVIL'S WAY, ALGIERS, signed in the plate & dated 1879, image approx. 8.5 x 6" plus margins. VG.

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        • Portrait of Mrs. J. Coleman Drayton
          Jul. 15, 2021

          Portrait of Mrs. J. Coleman Drayton

          Est: $100 - $150

          Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915) An influential Philadelphia painter and etcher of portraits and figure studies, Stephen James Ferris studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy and in Paris, under Jean Leon Gerome. He achieved a considerable reputation for his art in both America and Europe and received the prestigious Fortuny Prize for the best portrait, Rome, 1876. Ferris also served for twenty six years as the Instructor of Art at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Offered here is an original etching, Portrait of Mrs. J. Coleman Drayton, 1881, done after a painting by Daniel Huntington, approx. 8 x 6 in. plus margins. VG..

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