Jackson Lee Nesbitt
1913-2008, American

"Casting" Blast Furnace
1913-2008, American

This original lithograph is titled,"Casting, Blast Furnace", The setting of this image is the Sheffield Steel Plant in Houston, TX.1951,the image measures 11 1/4 x 15 7/8 inches, in an edition of 70, this image is pencil signed and titled . In the 1930s, Nesbitt studied art under Thomas Hart Benton, John deMartelly and Ross Braught at the Kansas City Art Institute. He became known for his southern Regionalist prints depicting everyday life in rural America, of which several were commissioned by the Associated American Artists.


Stripping Ingots
1913-2008, American

This etching was created for the Sheffield Steel Plant in Houston, TX, image size 11 7/8 x 9 1/8 inches, 1939, 23/60, pencil signed "Jackson Lee Nesbitt". In the 1930s, Nesbitt studied art under Thomas Hart Benton, John deMartelly and Ross Braught at the Kansas City Art Institute. He became known for his southern Regionalist prints depicting everyday life in rural America,as well as his industrial images, of which several were commissioned by the Associated American Artists.

Painting

Coastal View
1935 - ?, American

This original oil on canvas, c. 1950, by Robert Moskowitz mesures 12 x 16 inches. It is signed on the lower right and is framed. Moskowitz was heavily influenced by abstract expressionism and the work of Jasper Johns. Studying at the Pratt Institute of Art under Bradley Walker Tomlin and Adolph Gottlieb, he worked mainly in oils and pastels with architectural themes. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington.

Print

Child With White Cap
1860-1938, English

This lovely image of a young girl by the English printmaker Mortimer Menpes measures 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches and is pencil signed with an "imp" after his name indicating he was the printer. Etching and drypoint, dated 1882 in the plate. Menpes attended the School of Art in London in 1878 and started exhibiting at the Royal Academy in 1880. He became a major figure in the etching revival, producing more than seven hundred different etchings and drypoints, which he usually printed himself.

Drawing

Church Fair Bill
1872- c.1950, American

A sketch of a church fair bill with Mt. Monadnock in the background by Dexter Dawes measures 10 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches.