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

Travelers on a Country Road
19th Century, European

This is a very fine original 19th Century painting in the style of Marinus Adrianus Koekkoek (1807-1868). Oil on panel, 7 1/4 x 8 7/8 inches, c. 1850, unsigned, in an ornate period gilt frame. Although this painting is unsigned, the style and subject are very reminiscent of the work of Dutch artist Marinus Adrianus Koekkoek, who was known for his delicately painted atmospheric landscapes.

Print

Chinese Junks
1857-1942, American, known for scenes of coastal New England

Etching, 1924, image size: 7 7/8X9 7/8", pencil signed and titled

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".