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."


Still Life with Roses
1864-1940, American

Watercolor on paper, visible size 18 5/8 x 13 1/4 inches, 1892, signed "W.F.Stecher.92" upper left, period frame. Stecher was a Boston painter and book illustrator. (on loan)


Ohio in the Spring
1903-1996, American

This is a very fine original wood engraving, image size 5 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, c. 1940, edition of 75, pencil signed, numbered and titled, framed. Born in China of missionary parents, Herbert Waters 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. He excelled at the art of wood engraving and he used the beauty of the NH landscape as his inspiration.


Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".