Doge's Palace from St. Mark's Bay, Venice

This is a gorgeous Venice scene, painted in oil on panel, c. 1870s, signed "Ziem" in the lower left corner, in a heavy period gilt frame. This painting is attributed to French artist Felix Ziem (1821-1911), who was known for his atmospheric images of the city of Venice. Although we have been unable to ascertain this painting is by Ziem, the style, subject, and composition certainly look like his work. Regardless of the artist, this is a beautiful, richly hued painting of the distinctive Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Bay, Venice.


Edge of the Lake
1868-1934, British

This atmospheric landscape by Percival Gaskell measures 6 3/8 x 11 1/8 inches. It is plate signed and pencil signed. British born Gaskell rose to fame along with his contemporary, Sir Francis Short in the engraving school at the Royal College of Art during the early 20th century. Known for his ability to create stunning effects of shade and light in his landscapes he became one of the foremost etchers in Britain of his time.


Stand of Maples
1872- c.1950, American

A very fine sketch of a stand of maples by the artist, Dexter Dawes. Summering in Marlboro, NH, he is known for his lithographs, drawings and paintings of Mt. Monadnock and surrounding views. This image measures 11 x 7 5/8 inches and is done on a lightweight paper.