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Otto Bacher
1856-1909, American

Venice
1856-1909, American

This richly printed etching by Otto Bacher measures 6 7/8 x 10 inches. A rare print, created in 1880, pencil signed. An important American printmaker and illustrator, Bacher studied at the Royal Academy in Germany and from there he made his way to Venice where he established his own studio. It was here that he met the artists James McNeill Whistler, an important influence on his work.


A Wheel of Three Generations in 1884
1856-1909, American

Etching, image size 13 5/8 x 9 1/4 inches, plate size 15 x 10 inches, 1884, printed on medium weight laid paper, plate signed "Otto H. Bacher Forest City", "A Wheel Of Three Generations In 1884" on bottom of print. Bacher began etching in Cleveland in 1876 and continued his art in Munich, Paris and Venice.


Sailing Toy Yachts in Central Park
1856-1909, American

Etching, image size: 7 3/16 x 9 3/4 inches, 1888, plate signed lower right


Schwabelweiss
1856-1909, American

etching,3 1/4X8 1/4",platesigned


Auf Staufa,Bruck
1856-1909, American

Etching, image size 3X8", plate signed

Painting

Early Morning on the High Seas
1879-1967, American

This remarkable oil on canvas was painted by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith, c. 1930. The canvas measures 30 x 36 inches, and is signed in the lower right corner, in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C. Tarbell, then at the Art Students League of New York.

Print

A Couple of Mandarin Ducks
1877-1945, Japanese

Woodblock, image size 13 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches, artist signature l.r., Koson cat: K7.12.

Drawing

Tree Study, 1905
1893-1986, American

Watercolor, 1905, image size 13 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, pen signed