Arthur R. Herrick
1897-1970, American

Still Life with Peonies
1897-1970, American

A vibrant still life by New England artist Arthur Herrick, oil on canvas, 25 x 30 inches, c. 1950, signed, in the original frame. Herrick studied at The New School of Design in Boston and was an illustrator and designer before taking up painting. He lived in Westmoreland, NH and specialized in plein air landscapes of New Hampshire and Vermont, as well as scenes of the Rockport and Gloucester area of Massachusetts.

Painting

Debussy's Clouds
1924-, American

Watercolor on paper, image size 13 1/4 x 18 1/8 inches, 1950, signed and titled in pencil, l.r. This is a study for the painting, "Debussy's Clouds," which was featured on the program for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra's concert in December 1950.

Print

Notre Dame from the Siene
1872-1941, French

A remarkable original etching of Notre Dame Cathedral, this image measures 17 3/4 x 21 5/8 inches, 1897, pencil signed and dated. Auguste Brouet was born to a poor family in Paris in 1872, and as a teenager worked as an apprentice lithographer and lute maker before attending the Ecole des Beaux Artes under the tutelage of Gustave Moreau. He was then introduced to etching by Auguste Delatre, and became one of the most successful etchers of the early 20th century in France.

Drawing

Landscape Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

Dexter Dawes drawing of Mt. Monadnock with trees in the foreground. Also, start of sketch on reverse.