Sidney E. Wilson
1869-1924, English

Portrait of a Victorian Woman
1869-1924, English

This matted and framed Victorian image, created in 1911, measures 12/1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. It is pencil signed in the lower right corner with a publishers blindstamp on the lower left margin. "Copyright Published January 1st, 1911, Vicars Brothers, 12 Old Bond Street, London." is printed across the top margin. Wilson was a master of the English mezzotint revival style of the early 1900's.

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
1862-1946, Italian/American

This is a sweetly intimate portrait of a young woman, oil on board, 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, c. 1920, signed lower right, framed. John Califano grew up in Italy and began showing his work as a young man, winning a gold medal in Naples, Italy. In 1881 he emigrated to the United States where he lived for several years in Chicago before settling in California. He was known for his California landscapes as well as portraits and genre scenes and showed his work at the National Academy of Design, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Print

Guard Dog
1809-1893, Swiss

Etching, image size: 3 1/2 x 5 inches, plate signed

Drawing

Monadnock View
1872- c.1950, American

An unfinished sketch of Monadnock by Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. Pencil on medium weight paper, measuring 11 x 15 inches.