Frederick Arthur Bridgeman
1847-1928, American

The Rug Merchant
1847-1928, American

Etching, image size 7 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches, plate signed.

Painting

Monhegan Island Seascape

This is a luminous original seascape with a great Arts and Crafts style look. It is painted in oils on artist board, 9 1/2 x 13 inches, 1917, housed in a hand carved Whistler style period walnut frame. This painting is signed and dated in the lower left corner, although we have not been able to identify the artist. There is also an inscription on the back of the board which reads "Sketch from Monhegan Maine. To friend *** John Wood."

Print

Mooring
1899-1987, American

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled "Page Trotter" l.r. and "Mooring" l.c., "Artist Proof #4" l.l. Trotter spent five years at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts where he won scholarships to travel in Europe. During the Depression he worked at home in the family living room as an illustrator and greeting card painter. He illustrated for the magazine "The Open Road For Boys", drawing mostly cowboy and Indian stories. He worked mostly in pen and ink and etchings and sometimes in oil and watercolor.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1932
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and colored pencil drawing, 1932, image size 8 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches.