Paul Ashbrook
1867-1949, American

Ferryman
1867-1949, American

Etching, image size 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, c. 1925, edition of 100, pencil signed and numbered. Paul Ashbrook studied at the Art Students League in New York with William Chase, then at the Cincinnati Art Academy with Frank Duvanek, with whom he maintained a close friendship, even serving as a pallbearer at Duvanek's funeral. Ashbrook went on to teach at the Cincinnati Art Academy and traveled extensively through Mexico and Europe, creating paintings and etchings of the people and landscapes he encountered.


Man in a Small Boat
1867-1949, American

Etching, image size 11 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, pencil signed

Painting

Vale by Lidford Cascade
19th century

Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, titled in pencil upper left.

Print

New York, Fulton Market, Fish
1881-1962, Austrian

Color etching and aquatint, image size 16 5/8 x 11 5/8 inches, 1930, edition of 100, pencil signed, framed. Luigi Kasimir was a pioneer in the field of color etching. Earlier artists would often apply color to single plate, but Kasimir developed a technique of using four to six plates, each with a different color to create extraordinarily rich tones and values. He specialized in city scenes and landmarks and traveled throughout Europe and America creating many spectacular color etchings, of which his New York scenes are some of the finest.

Drawing

Tulips and Fruit Stllife
1893-1986, American

Watercolor, image size 17 X 12 inches, pencil signed