Japanese School
Japanese

Woman With Koto
Japanese

This woodblock print titled "Woman With Koto" measures 8 1/8 x 12 3/4 inches on wove paper with wide margins and is unsigned.


Geisha With Servants
Japanese

Woodblock with colors, image size 9 3/8 x 6 inches, 20th Century, unknown seal l.l., framed.


Cherry Blossoms
Japanese

Color woodblock, image size 8 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches


Oban Album birds and nature
Japanese

Color woodblock, series of 8 landscapes with birds, fruit trees and flowers, image sizes 8 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches. Closed book size 7 x 9 3/8 inches.


Attributed to Kunihiro
Japanese

Color woodblock, attributed to Kunihiro active from 1815-43. repair lower right.

Painting

Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.

Print

Flower Market and Butter Tower
1857-1926, American

This etching done in 1907 by Joseph Pennell measures 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower margin by the artist and is #463 in the Wuerth catalog. Known as an etcher, lithographer and illustrator, Pennell was also close friends with fellow artist James McNeill Whistler. He taught at the National Academy and the Art Students League of New York City.

Drawing

The Bibliophile

Pastel on blue-green toned paper, sight size 14 7/8 x 12 1/8 inches, c. 1840, unsigned, in the original gilt frame.