Peggy Bacon
1895-1987, American

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

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

Gateway in Oaxaca
1906-1984, American

Woodblock, image size 7 5/8 x 6 inches, pencil signed and titled

Drawing

Old Maple
1872- c.1950, American

A very nice pencil drawing of an old maple tree by the Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. It measures 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches on a sheet of medium weight drawing paper. "Ask ?" is written on the l.l. 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 paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.