Chaim Koppleman
1921- ?, American

Retrospect
1921- ?, American

Etching, Associated American Artists, permanent collection MMA and Library of Congress " Aesthic Eealism school with Eli Segel; Tiffany Grant 1956, circa 1960, image size 7 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches, titled and signed in pencil

Painting

Heavy Surf at Sunset
1832-1895, American

This is a beautiful luminist style seascape by Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas, one of the preeminent marine and landscape painters of the 19th century. Oil on canvas, 24 x 40 inches, c. 1880, signed on the lower left, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born in Holland, De Haas studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and at The Hague. At 27 years old he immigrated to the US and opened a studio in NYC. He painted exquisite marine and landscape views, and was known for his masterful ability to capture the full range of light reflecting off a stormy surf or the moon reflecting off a calm sea.

Print

Study for a Decoration
1890-1978, English

This is a very fine original etching by Gerald Brockhurst, image size 6 x 4 5/8 inches, 1926, edition of 76, pencil signed and inscribed "To Ben- from Brock" below the image, and "Happy Christmas" in the lower margin. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, Gerald Brockhurst was enrolled in the Royal Academy Schools. A scholarship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the work of the great masters, especially Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him.

Drawing

Red House in Winter
1899-1964, American

Ink and watercolor drawing attributed to the American artist, Stefan Hirsh, measuring 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, signed, on brown toned paper, framed.