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Painting

Atmospheric River Study
1900-?, Chilean

This ethereal watercolor by Mariano Ortuzar measures 12 x 16 inches and is signed and dated on the l.r. Ortuzar, a Chilean born artist, spent years in religious institutions in the study of theology which greatly influenced his painting technique, perspectives and color. A great sense of the mystical and spiritual comes through in his work. Known for his beautiful landscapes of his native Chile, his paintings also include images of Europe, Asia and America. This original watercolor comes framed with the artists bio on the back.

Print

The Phoenician Coast
1883-1959, Scottish

This fine etching titled "The Phoenician Coast" depicts a rocky coast with mast ships in the distance. The image size measures 8 1/5 x 12 3/8 inches with adequate margins. Printed in 1934 in an edition of 80 it is plate signed and dated and also hand signed in pen and ink. McBey's love of the sea and boats is apparent in this landscape of the Syrian coast, near Tyre. Born into poverty he was a self-taught artist only to become the leading figure of the British Etching Revival. His works vary in subject and style but all reveal his masterful draughtsmanship and his sense of light.

Drawing

Grove of Trees
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. 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.