W. B. Bouttell
20th century, English

The Old Curiosity Shop
20th century, English

Etching, image size 5 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches, blind stamps, initialed in plate, pencil signed and titled.

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

Portrait of Paulus Potter
1852 - 1931, American

Wood Engraving, image size 6 9/16 x 5 1/4 inches, 1894, after a painting by Van Der Helst, plate signed and dated l.r. "T. Cole Sc May 1894", pencil signed l.r. "Timothy Cole".

Drawing

Cascade de Flumen

Watercolor, image size 14 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches, laid down on board, unsigned but identification of location on back in French which indicates it's Cascade Flumen near Saint Claude, a small town in France.