Alfred Conway Peyton
1875-1936, American

Bobwhite
1875-1936, American

Etching in sepia-toned ink, image size 6 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, pencil signed


Gulls over a Rocky Islet
1875-1936, American

Etching, image size 5 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches, pencil signed

Painting

View Near High Tor
1812-1879, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches, 1855. Hill started his career as an aquatint engraver in his father's studio before moving on to watercolors and landscape painting. At the age of 21 he was entered into the National Academy of Design. In this beautiful landscape notice his use of stippling and tiny brushstroke work that create the layers of color, shadow and light. Later in life he was one of the founding members of the Society for the Advancement of Truth in Art. His work is found in the Brooklyn Museum, the Hood Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Print

Caissons on Vesey Street
1857-1926, American

Etching, image size 14 x 9 1/2 inches, edition of 75, 1921, cat: Wuerth- 854, pencil signed. A beautiful, very richly inked impression. In this remarkable image, Pennell uses delicate lines and rich contrast to create a dramatic scene of construction in New York City. This was Pennell's last recorded etching.

Drawing

Summer Meadow
1872- c.1950, American

"Summer Meadow" by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 9 inches. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.