Prosper Louis Senat
1852-1925, American

Sailboats at Sunset
1852-1925, American

A luminous sunset scene in sepia ink, the image size of this etching is 8 1/4 x 16 3/4 inches, plate size 9 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches, published in 1888 by Klackner, New York, pencil signed, with a basket and clam rake remarque below the image. Senat was born in Pennsylvania and studied art abroad, at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and the South Kensington School in London. Throughout his life he traveled all over the world creating atmospheric watercolors and etchings, although he is best known for his New England coastal views, such as this scene of the sun setting over a quiet inlet.

Painting

Pastoral Landscape

Gouache painting, image size: 7 x 8 inches, signed lower left,

Print

Daphnis And Chloe
19th C.

Etching, image size 8 3/4x13 1/2, 1895, plate signed

Drawing

Edge of the Field
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches and is signed 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 drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.