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Painting

The Farmyard
1844-1902, American

Oil on canvas, 15 x 21 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, attributed to John Appleton Brown, partial monogram lower left corner, in a period frame. John Appleton Brown was born in Newburyport, Ma and studied painting with Albert T. Bricher and Benjamin C. Porter, then traveled to Paris to study with Emile Lambinet. He became known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes of New England and images of apple orchards, earning himself the nickname "Appleblossom Brown." Brown was a member of the Society of American Artists and the National Academy of Design.

Print

By the Arks
1914-1971, Spanish-American

This 1941 lithograph by the Spanish American artist, Federico Castellon, measures 9 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, NY. Primarily a self-taught artist who was heavily influenced by Dali, Picasso and Rouault. At 18, Castellon had his first solo show with the help of his mentor, Diego Rivera, who recognized the young man's talent. Throughout his career he was awarded two Guggenheim fellowships and participated in the Paris Exhibition of Spanish Artists that included Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, and Joan MirĂ³.

Drawing

Monadnock Nursery Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

A pencil sketch for "The Monadnock Nursery" by Dexter Dawes measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches on lightweight paper.