William Schwartz
1896-1977, American

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.

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


Narragansett Bay
1835-1910, American

A lovely 1884 marine scene, by the American Luminist landscape painter, Edmund Darch Lewis. Sight size is 14 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches and is signed and dated on the lower right, watercolor with gouache, framed. A recognizable talent at an early age, Lewis studied under the German born, Hudson River School artist, Paul Weber. The Philadelphia Public Ledger described Lewis as "a tremendous talent, great freedom from tradition." His art was in high demand from the beginning and he developed a national following.


L'Equipage Retourne (The Crew Returns)
1872-1936, French

A luminous color etching with aquatint by Manuel Robbe, under his pseudonym Alphonse Lafitte. Image size 19 x 11 7/8 inches, published in Paris in 1920, pencil signed "A Lafitte", with a blindstamp in the lower left margin. Manuel Robbe studied at the Academie Julien and the Ecole des Beaux Artes, becoming a master of the aquatint medium during the ‘Belle Epoch’ of early 20th century France. He developed much of his own aquatint techniques, which enabled him to create his uniquely painterly, richly colored images.


Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.