19th c. American School

A Grassy Riverbank

A very fine 19th Century American landscape, watercolor on paper, sight size 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, c. 1890s. Although this painting is unsigned, it is a lovely composition painted by a very competent hand. This painting was recently matted with archival materials and housed in a period carved wood frame.


Floral Still Life

This is a very sweet floral still life in a distinctive gilt period frame. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, c. 1880s, unsigned, with a label from Algernon Stubbs Frames, Portland, Maine on the back of the frame.


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

Barbizon Landscape with a Country Road
1841-1916, American

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in a very fine period gilt and gesso frame. There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant.

Print

George Washington Bridge Construction
1872- c.1950, American

This lithograph by Dexter Dawes measures 12 1/8 x 14 7/8 inches and is pencil signed by the artist. This is one in a series of lithographs of the construction of the George Washington Bridge that Dawes created between 1927 and the bridges' completion in 1931. This suspension bridge would eventually connect Ft. Lee, NJ to Manhattan across the Hudson River. Swiss born engineer Othmar Amman made this gigantic structure look "light and airy" with its miles of intertwined steel cable.

Drawing

Trees and Pool
1893-1986, American

Watercolor, image size 17 x 11 inches, pencil signed