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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

Barns in Autumn
1897-1970, American

This is a great scene of a warm autumn day in New England by Arthur Herrick. Painted in oils on masonite, this painting measures 20 x 30 inches, c. 1950s, signed in the lower left corner, in the original frame. Herrick studied at The New School of Design in Boston and was an illustrator and designer before taking up painting. He lived in Westmoreland, NH and specialized in plein air landscapes of New Hampshire and Vermont, as well as scenes of the Rockport and Gloucester area of Massachusetts.

Print

Le Gue
1817-1878, French

Etching and drypoint, image size 9 7/8 x 13 3/8 inches, 1865, IV/V, Melot D.118, printed at bottom margin "Daubigny Sculp." l.l., "Sarazin imp. Paris" l.r. and titled "Le Gue" l.c., framed. This was Daubignys' third contribution to the "Societe des Aquafortistes", also exhibited at the Exposition Universelle", the world's fair of 1867.

Drawing

Meadow View
1872- c.1950, American

A very nice pencil drawing of a distant meadow viewed through a shaded grove of trees by Dexter Dawes. It measures 11 x 7 5/8 inches, on a bi-fold sheet of medium weight paper. Dawes spent many summers in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.