Peggy Bacon
1895-1987, American

The Haunted House
1895-1987, American

This 1939 etching, published by Associated American Artists, New York, measures 6 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches, is pencil signed and titled in an edition of 250. Flint cat: 134. Born into an artistic family, Peggy Bacon's talents were apparent at an early age. By the age of 20, she had her first solo show in New York. She then went on to study at the Art Students League under John Sloan, Kenneth Hayes Miller and George Bellows.


Heywood Broun
1895-1987, American

Lithograph, image size 10 7/8 x 15 1/4 inches, 1930, National Collection of Fine Arts #92, on heavy wove paper, pencil signed, titled and dated in pencil on lower margin. Bacon began her career in lithography in 1928 and this print of Heywood Broun is one of her earliest and most sucessful. Broun was an American journalist with a long and varied career in the newspaper industry and was a founding member of the "Newspaper Guild".


Sights of the Town
1895-1987, American

Lithograph, 1946, image size 8 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches, signed and titled in pencil

Painting

Autumn Landscape
1842-1937, American

Oil on academy board, image size 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, attributed to Albert B. Insley, obscure signature in l.r., c. 1890. Period gilt frame. Lovely fall wooded scene with views of distant hills.

Print

Senjubo Aiming at Harunaga-Ko
1822-1866, Japanese

This is a an original color woodblock print by Utagawa Yoshitsuya from his series '54 Battle Stories of Hideyoshi". The image size is 12 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, 1864, lifetime impression, framed. Hideyoshi was a 16th century Samurai warrior who rose through the ranks of the army to become general, leading the forces of Japan in several brutal conflicts. In the centuries since his death, Hideyoshi has become an almost mythological figure, the stories of his exploits passed down through the generations and elaborated into legends.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1940
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, 1940, image size 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches.