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Painting

Petrean Place
1907-1982, British/American

This collage by Nora Unwin measures 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches and is matted and framed. Created in 1972, Unwin gives the viewer a look past a rocky seawall to the water's distant horizon line. Her use of cloth, textured paper, glue and colored ink skillfully adhered to a painted background was one of her favorite mediums to display her genius, giving the viewer this three-dimensional effect. Signed and dated in the lower right corner.

Print

Dance of the Mayflies- Rainbow Trout
1896-1982, American

In this finely detailed sporting etching by William Schaldach, a trout leaps out of the water after a swarm of mayflies. The image size is 6 1/4 x 5 inches, it was created c. 1930 and is pencil signed. This etching is framed and comes with the original label from Harlow, McDonald & Co, New York. Schaldach grew up in the midwest and was an avid sportsman and angler.

Drawing

Grove of Trees
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. 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.