William Schwartz
1896-1977, American

Daydream
1896-1977, American

Lithograph, image size 7 1/2 x 7 1/8 inches, pencil signed. Born in present-day Belarus, Schwartz immigrated to the United States at age 17 and eventually studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


Montage Number 38
1896-1977, American

Lithograph, image size 18 1/2 x 13 5/8 inches, plate signed.


Nude
1896-1977, American

Lithograph, image size: 15 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches, pencil signed


Number 33 - Impression Number 5
1896-1977, American

Lithograph, image size 9 3/16 x 13 3/8 inches, 1929, plate signed, framed

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

New Hampshire
1884-1960, American

This wood engraving by Julius Lankes measures 5 1/2 x 4 inches and is pencil signed, titled and numbered on thin japon paper. Lankes attended the Art Students' League of Buffalo and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. His father worked in a lumber mill and used to bring home scrapes of wood. "It was like getting a daily present, " wrote Lankes. His work was heavily influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement and by William Morris. He illustrated work for Robert Frost and Beatrix Potter and collaborated with Rockwell Kent on the "Doremus Series".

Drawing

View From a Country Road
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches. It is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his drawings and lithographs. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.