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

Portrait of a Young Woman
1862-1946, Italian/American

This is a sweetly intimate portrait of a young woman, oil on board, 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, c. 1920, signed lower right, framed. John Califano grew up in Italy and began showing his work as a young man, winning a gold medal in Naples, Italy. In 1881 he emigrated to the United States where he lived for several years in Chicago before settling in California. He was known for his California landscapes as well as portraits and genre scenes and showed his work at the National Academy of Design, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Print

La Vierge de Lorette
1785 - 1849, French

Engraving; provenance Fogg Museum, Gray3315; Engraved in 1813 after a repetition attributed to Giulio Romano. Legend of this repetition inscribed "Dedie au Chevalier Regnault Membre de L'Institut d'Honeur. There are twenty repetitions and copies known

Drawing

A Young Man
1940-, American

Crayon and watercolor on paper, 11 3/4 x 8 7/8 inches, signed "K. Bokov", l.l.