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Painting

St. John's Spire, Hartford, Connecticut
1822-1909, American

This is a very rare early view of Hartford, Connecticut. Oil on tin, 6 1/4 x 8 inches, c. 1860s, in a period 19th. C. gilt frame. An inscription in pencil on the back reads, "St John's Spire, Hartford, Conn". Although this is unsigned, we attribute this landscape to Charles DeWolf Brownell, whose style is very similar. It is well painted with very fine brushwork and details.

Print

The Floating Palace
$195.00
1797-1861, Japanese

An interesting scene by one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints, Kuniyoshi. It measures 13 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches and is signed on the l.r. Member of the Utagawa school, his range of subjects included many genres: landscapes, beautiful women, Kabuki actors, cats, and mythical animals.

Drawing

Study
1899-1987, American

Pen and ink drawing, image size 7 3/4 x 10 inches, c. 1930, signed and initialed l.r.