Utagawa Sadahidi
1830-1850, Japanese

Courtesan
1830-1850, Japanese

Color woodblock, attributed to Sadahidi, image size 14 x 9 3/4 inches

Painting

St. Nicholas Church
19th century

Ink Wash, image size 6 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 1774, information written on lower edge "Rodmel" and "Iford Oct. 17th, 1774.

Print

Bluebills
1887-1975, American

A very fine original etching by American sporting artist Richard E. Bishop, image size 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. Primarily a self taught artist, Bishop was known for his etchings of wildfowl; in 1936 his image of Canada geese was selected for the third Federal Duck Stamp.

Drawing

The Gathering Crowd
1881-1939, American

This is an original ink drawing on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 11 inches, 1933, signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.