Cape Breton Island
1854-1946, Canadian

A beautiful watercolor by Hester Donne Kimber measuring 5 3/4 x 8 5/8 inches, signed l.r., framed, c. 1885. "Hetty" Kimber was born in England, where she lived until moving to Nova Scotia in 1881. She traveled to Cape Breton Island many times with a group of painters , studying the history of the island and painting its rugged landscape.


1940-, American

This wood engraving by Barry Moser is one of 25 prints from his "Gold Rush" series. Published in 1985 in an edition of 350, it measures 4 x 7 inches and is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin. The "Gold Rush" series were images portraying gold mining activities from America, Africa and Australia. Moser, from Tennessee, became a graphic artist and printmaker, studying under Leonard Baskin and Jack Coughlin.


The Bibliophile

Pastel on blue-green toned paper, sight size 14 7/8 x 12 1/8 inches, c. 1840, unsigned, in the original gilt frame. (M)