19th c. American School

Fishing on the Riverbank

This is a very sweet miniature landscape, oil on academy board, 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, c. 1870, in a lemon gold frame. Although this painting is unsigned, it is quite delicately painted, apparently by a very competent hand.


Harbor Nocturne

This is an atmospheric moonlit scene of a ship coming in to harbor, painted in oil on Academy Board and measuring 15 1/8 x 11 inches. It is obscurely signed "H. G. Lask..?" in the lower right corner; although we have not been able to determine the identity of the artist, this painting is certainly done by a skilled hand, very much in the style of James Gale Tyler. A very fine 19th century painting in an ornate period gilt frame.


Coastal View

Oil on canvas, 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1880, unsigned, period frame. A suggestion of a perfect sailing day as waves break along the shoreline and fair weather clouds hover over distant sailboats on the horizon.


Mill Slade Near Lynton, North Devon

This is an atmospheric winter landscape of the English countryside, painted in oil on paper adhered to board, 6 x 9 1/4 inches, in a fine period gilt frame, titled on the back.


Safe Harbor

Etching, image size 5 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches, illegible pencil signature l.r. "Hamilton???".


Longfellow's House

Etching, image size 4 3/8 x 7 inches. Titled "Longfellow's House" l.c., plate signed ?"CAW l.l. This etching is out of the publication "Famous Etchers" by Estes and Lauriat.


Public Library - Woburn

Etching, image size 4 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches, plate titled "Public Library - Woburn" l.l., plate signed "EHC 1880" l.r. This etching is out of the publication by Estes and Lauriat titled "Famous Etchers".

Painting

Petrean Place
1907-1982, British/American

This collage by Nora Unwin measures 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches and is matted and framed. Created in 1972, Unwin gives the viewer a look past a rocky seawall to the water's distant horizon line. Her use of cloth, textured paper, glue and colored ink skillfully adhered to a painted background was one of her favorite mediums to display her genius, giving the viewer this three-dimensional effect. Signed and dated in the lower right corner.

Print

Crown Princess Anna
1698 - 1780, Dutch

Engraving after H. Pothoven, 1750, image size 13 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches

Drawing

Nude Study, Reclining
1893-1986, American

Drawing, image size 8 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches, pencil signed