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.


Mountain Shadows
1897-1970, American

A beautiful mountain scene by Arthur Herrick measures 16 x 24 inches, oil on board. The artist's estate stamp in on the backing. Herrick lived in Westmoreland, NH and painted many of the surrounding landscapes. Arthur Herrick studied at The New School of Design in Boston and was an illustrator and designer before taking up painting. Many of his scenes are of Rockport, Gloucester and the North Shore of Boston as well as the snow covered mountains of New Hampshire.


The Breakers
1897-1970, American

Oil on masonite, 20 x 24 inches, c. 1950, signed "A R Herrick," in the original frame built by the artist. Herrick was a well known artist in Westmoreland, NH, specializing in plein air landscapes and seascapes of New England. He was a member of the Copley Society of Boston, the Connecticut Academy of Arts and the North Shore Art Association. This dynamic image of crashing surf was most likely painted near Rockport, MA.

Painting

Still Life With Flowers
1872- c.1950, American

This pastel still life by Dexter Dawes measures 21 1/8 x 14 1/8 inches and is signed by the artist in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.

Print

Study of a Duck
1825-1901, French

Lithograph, image size 11 x 14 inches, after Bonheur, plate signed l.r. "J. Laurens lith" and "J. Peyrol Bonheur del" l.l., publisher, plate number and publisher seal l.c.

Drawing

The Old Orchard
1872- c.1950, American

A beautiful scene of a summertime apple orchard done in pencil by Dexter Dawes, a Marlboro, NH artist. 7 3/4 x 11 inches.