Peter Mazell
18th c., English

Sea Birds
18th c., English

Color etching, image size 13 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches, inscribed in plate "L2" l.l.


Manx Petrel
18th c., English

Hand colored engraving, circa 1790, Mazell was an English engraver working in London and exhibiting from the late 1760s through thr 1780s. Know also for portraits and landscape


Water Bird Pair
18th c., English

Hand colored engravings, circa 1709, image size 14 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches, monogram in plate

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
$2850.00
1783-1872, American

An truly angelic portrait of a young woman attributed to the famous portrait artist, Thomas Sully. This oil on canvas measures 24 x 20 inches, sight size 21 1/2 x 17 1/2 inch oval, c. 1840. It is unsigned and in a period frame. Sully was born in England and at nine years old his parents and his eight siblings immigrated to South Carolina. Noticing his talents at an early age he was sent to study under his brother in law, Jean Belzons, a French miniaturist. This ended badly and he chose to study with his brother Lawrence for the next few years.

Print

University View
1880-1942, American

Etching, image size 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed. Stevens was head of the Illustration Dept. at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1903 to 1911. He later served as vice president and then president of the Chicago Society of Etchers.

Drawing

An Old Bridge
1846-1938, American

This two sided drawing by Stephen Parrish measures 6 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches. Done in black ink, c. 1890, with a Maxfield Parrish Jr. family stamp on the lower right and upper left in black ink. Another drawing of a homestead with split rail fence, possibly his own, in on the reverse.