Don Freeman
1908-1978, American

Astor Lobby Showtime
1908-1978, American

Lithograph, image size 8 3/4 x 11 1/8 inches, 1932, edition of 30 or fewer, cat: McCulloch-34, pencil signed and titled.


Passing Fancy
1908-1978, American

Lithograph, image size 8 x 6 1/16 inches, pub. 1934, signed and titled in pencil, also plate signed, edition of 25 or fewer (McCulloch 98). Freeman is known for his depictions of urban life in the Depression era 30's. In this one, a glimpse of nightlife on a busy city street.


The Passing Show
1908-1978, American

Lithograph, image size: 9 3/16 x 10 11/16 inches, Associated American Artists, pencil signed

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

Atwood Pond
1903-1996, American

This richly toned wood engraving of Atwood Pond done by Herbert Waters measures 7 x 9 1/4 inches, printed in an edition of 45, with wide margins on very light weight paper. It is pencil signed, titled and numbered. Atwood Pond is located in the Campton area of the White Mountains where Waters and his wife lived for many years. Born in China of missionary parents, he graduated from high school in Shanghai and then moved to the US to pursue his art career. After college at Dennison University he taught at UNH and the Holderness School and became an artist for NH's WPA project.

Drawing

Landscape at Twilight
1864-1929, American

pastel, sight size 9 X 12 1/4 inches, c. 1910, unsigned, attributed to AC Goodwin. Spring twilight landscape. (M)