Joseph Simpson
1879-1939, British

Betty
1879-1939, British

Etching, image size 12 x 9 7/8 inches, 1927, edition of 75, pencil signed. Provenance: The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas.


Lucy in Galloway
1879-1939, British

Etching, image size 11 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches, 1927, edition of 75, pencil signed. Provenance: The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas.


The Pastelist
1879-1939, British

Etching, image size 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, 1927, edition of 75, pencil signed. Provenance: The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas.

Painting

Portrait of a Young Girl

This is a sweet original 19th century American school portrait of a young girl. Oil on canvas, 21 x 17 inches, oval, unsigned, with a New York stamp on the back, c. 1860, in an ornate period gilt frame, most likely the original. Although this painting is unsigned, it is quite well painted, probably by a very competent artist.

Print

Brixham Trawlers
1873-1943, British

"Brixham Trawlers" by Arthur Briscoe measures 5 3/8 x 13 7/8 inches, published in 1929 in an edition of 75. Printed in sepia toned ink on Whatman laid paper, it is ink signed and numbered and also plate signed, dated and titled. Briscoe is known as the finest marine etcher of the 20th. century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris.

Drawing

Immigrant Couple
$225.00
1903-?, American

This drawing in pastel by Nancy Dyer measures 11 x 15 inches. Signed in the lower corner, sheet mounted on board, c. 1930.