Reynolds Beal
1867-1951, American

Ketch Thelma
1867-1951, American

This is a beautiful, richly inked original etching by Rockport artist Reynolds Beal, image size 9 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches, published in 1930, pencil signed and dated, framed. Beal was born and raised in New York City, but traveled extensively throughout his artistic career. He specialized in land and seascapes, some of his favorite locations were the North Shore of Massachusetts and the Florida Keys. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club, the National Academy of Design, The American Watercolor Society, The Society of American Engravers and the National Arts Council.


Yachting- Marblehead Harbor
1867-1951, American

A fine original etching, this image measures 8 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, published in 1929 in a small edition of 28, pencil signed and dated, framed. Reynolds Beal was born and raised in New York City, but traveled extensively throughout his artistic career. He specialized in land and seascapes, some of his favorite locations were the North Shore of Massachusetts and the Florida Keys. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club, the National Academy of Design, The American Watercolor Society, The Society of American Engravers and the National Arts Council.


Fishing Boats on the High Seas
1867-1951, American

Etching, image size 8 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches, 1930, pencil signed and dated, framed.


Gloucester Seiner
1867-1951, American

Etching, image size 8 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches, 1929, pencil signed and dated, titled in lower margin.


A Tropical Squall
1867-1951, American

Etching, image size 6 x 9 3/4 inches, 1929, pencil signed and dated.

Painting

The Old Peep Toad Mill
1854-1934, American

Watercolor on paper adhered to mat board, 8 x 10 1/4 inches, signed on the back and inscribed "Old Peep Toad Mill / North S[cit]uate, RI / Aug. 5, 1914." The town name is hard to make out, but there is an old Peep Toad Mill in East Killingly, Connecticut, not far from the Rhode Island state line. Hays had a studio in Providence, RI, and is known for painting bucolic subjects.

Print

Sir Matthew Hale
1684-1756, British

This engraving by George Vertue of the Chief Justice, Sir Matthew Hale, measures 12 x 7 inches. Created in 1735 from an original painting by Michael Wright, it has inscribed on the lower margin "Michael Wright pinx.; From an Original painting in Guildhall, London; and George Vertue Sculp. 1735." Hale was a well-known and respected judge and jurist and his writings have been cited as recently as 1993.

Drawing

Edge of the Field
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches and is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.