William Morris Hunt
1824-1879, American

The Hurdy-Gurdy Boy
1824-1879, American

This is a rare original lithograph by American artist and lithographer William Morris Hunt. The image size is 7 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches, published in a small edition in 1857, after the painting by Hunt which is now in the collection of the MFA Boston. William Morris Hunt was one of the earliest American lithographers. He was also a painter and studied the French Barbizon style in Europe with Millet, a close friend. Hunt is widely credited with bringing the Barbizon style of painting back to the U.S.


The Gooseboy
1824-1879, American

Lithograph, image size 6 x 7 1/4 inches, 1858, plate signed and dated. William Morris Hunt was one of the earliest American lithographers. He was also a painter, and studied the French Barbizon style in Europe with Millet, a close friend. Hunt is widely credited with bringing the Barbizon style of painting back to the U.S.


The Hay Wagon
1824-1879, American

Lithograph, image size: 7 3/8 x 10 1/16, initialed in plate


Fortune Teller
1824-1879, American

Lithograph, 1875, image size: 7 1/2 x 7 7/16 inches, initialed in plate

Painting

The Breakers
1897-1970, American

Oil on masonite, 20 x 24 inches, c. 1950, signed "A R Herrick," in the original frame built by the artist. Herrick was a well known artist in Westmoreland, NH, specializing in plein air landscapes and seascapes of New England. He was a member of the Copley Society of Boston, the Connecticut Academy of Arts and the North Shore Art Association. This dynamic image of crashing surf was most likely painted near Rockport, MA.

Print

The Three Graces
1852 - 1931, American

Engraving, image size 8 x 5 1/4 inches, c. 1910 inches, after Botticelli, plate signed l.l. "T. COLE SC. ACC BELLE ART FIRENZE".

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.