Augusta Payne Rathbone
1897 -1990, American

Ville Franche, French Riviera
1897 -1990, American

A vibrant color etching and aquatint of the French Riviera by American artist Augusta Rathbone, image size 10 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches, c. 1935, artist proof, pencil signed, framed. Augusta Rathbone grew up in San Francisco and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, then traveled to France to continue her studies. She was known for her brightly colored landscapes and city scenes of France and the West Coast of the United States.


Entrance to Monaco
1897 -1990, American

This is a great color etching and aquatint, image size 14 5/8 x 10 1/2 inches, c. 1938, from a small edition of 20, pencil signed and numbered, framed. Augusta Rathbone grew up in San Francisco and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, then traveled to France to continue her studies. She was known for her brightly colored landscapes and city scenes of France and the West Coast of the United States.


Luceram Midi Tour St. Jacques
1897 -1990, American

Etching, aquatint with color, image size 14 1/2/x 10 1/2 inches, 1936, pencil signed l.r. "A Rathbone" and "artist proof" l.l.

Painting

Harvest Time

A well done watercolor of an Italian harvesting scene measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. It is signed on the l.r. but at this time we are unable to decipher it. Matted and framed. (M)

Print

Winter Storm
1881-1939, American

Etching by Hopper Emery measures 7 x 4 7/8 inches and is pencil signed. Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".