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

The Farmyard
1844-1902, American

Oil on canvas, 15 x 21 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, attributed to John Appleton Brown, partial monogram lower left corner, in a period frame. John Appleton Brown was born in Newburyport, Ma and studied painting with Albert T. Bricher and Benjamin C. Porter, then traveled to Paris to study with Emile Lambinet. He became known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes of New England and images of apple orchards, earning himself the nickname "Appleblossom Brown." Brown was a member of the Society of American Artists and the National Academy of Design.

Print

The Mackeral
1881-1939, American

A 1926 etching by the American artist, Hopper Emery measuring 9 7/8 x 7 inches, pencil signed and titled with additional provenance, written in the artists hand, on the lower margin. Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.

Drawing

Giant Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This fine pencil drawing of a giant pine tree with its wooded surroundings, by local Marlboro, NH artist, Dexter Dawes measures 15 x 11 inches and is sketched on a medium weight, gray paper. Dawes summered in southern NH, with its' majestic views of Mt. Monadnock where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.