John Hewitt
19th c., British

Johnson's Willow
19th c., British

Early lithograph, image size 10 3/4 x 8 1/8 inches, published in 1829 "From a Sketch made in 1828," printed by Hulmandel. The lettering at the bottom is a dedication "To THE REV. HENRY WHITE M.A./Sacristan of Lichfield Cathedral/This View of JOHNSON'S WILLOW is inscribed/by his obliged humble servant/Lichfield Aug. 1829 JOHN HEWITT."

Painting

Pastoral Landscape with Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a great original painting by George Arthur Hays, with several cows resting in a verdant landscape. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, 1908, signed lower left, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.

Print

Flying Cuckoo
1844-1895, Japanese

Woodblock with colors, image size 7 1/4 x 9 1/2, c. 1885, artist's stamp l.r.

Drawing

Study of Greek Statue

This early European drawing in red crayon, c. 1600, is unidentified. It has a watermark of a fleur de lis with a "M" above it. The sheet size measures 14 3/4 x 10 inches.