Jackson Lee Nesbitt
1913-2008, American

October Afternoon
1913-2008, American

Published by Associated American Artists. Catalog: Retlif & Salzer 26. C. 1945. Pencil signed in the lower right, titled in the lower left. Print measures 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches on 13 1/8 x 16 7/8 inch medium weight wove type paper. Edition of 250. This print has such incredibly detailed linework that it almost doesn't even look like an etching. Nesbitt studied at the Kansas City Art Institute in Missouri under the guidance of master printmakers John deMartelly and Thomas Hart Benton. Known for his Midwest and Southern genre scenes, he enjoyed a long and successful career.


Ozark Bridge
1913-2008, American

This original etching by Jackson Lee Nesbitt measures 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches, 1941, edition of 250, published by AAA, label included, pencil signed and titled. Nesbitt studied at the Kansas City Art Institute in Missouri under the guidance of master printmakers John deMartelly and Thomas Hart Benton. Known for his Midwest and Southern genre scenes, he enjoyed a long and successful career. His works are on display at the Boston Public Library, Columbus Museum of Art and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Painting

Meadow in Bloom
1876-1936, American

Oil on artist board, 12 x 16 inches, c. 1930, unsigned. Born in Germany, Saling emigrated to America through Ellis Island in 1893 at the age of 17. He was a successful decorator and artist first in New York City, then in Hartford, Connecticut. In the late 1920s, he moved to Lyme, Connecticut, the setting for many of his landscapes. He was a member of many prestigious artist's groups, including the Salmagundi Club, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Connecticut League of Art Students and the Springfield Art League.

Print

Fishermen at the Headlands
1879-1956, American

Etching, image size 8 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, 1937, pencil signed

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.