Sigmund Abeles
b. 1934, American

Philosophy Student
b. 1934, American

Wood engraving, image size 6 x 9 inches, artist's proof, pencil signed

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
1862-1946, Italian/American

This is a sweetly intimate portrait of a young woman, oil on board, 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, c. 1920, signed lower right, framed. John Califano grew up in Italy and began showing his work as a young man, winning a gold medal in Naples, Italy. In 1881 he emigrated to the United States where he lived for several years in Chicago before settling in California. He was known for his California landscapes as well as portraits and genre scenes and showed his work at the National Academy of Design, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Print

Une Matinee d'Hiver au Quai de l'Hotel Dieu
1847-1898, French

Etching, image size 8 3/8 x 11 3/4 inches, plate signed, with the lettered title below the image.

Drawing

Old Master Allegorical Scene

This early Old Master red chalk drawing in the style of Raphaello Santi has a partial fleur de lis watermark and is matted and framed. Image size is 8 x 5 1/8 inches, framed size is 15 x 11 1/4 inches.