John H Millspaugh
1822-1894, American

Morning on the Riverbank
1822-1894, American

Etching, image size 10 3/4 x 16 3/8 inches, pub 1885, plate signed and dated with an additional pencil signature by the artist. Landscape depicting a small town and church steeple nestled among the trees with a slow moving river in the foreground.


Barbizon Landscape with a Country Road
1841-1916, American

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in a very fine period gilt and gesso frame. There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant.


Paris Construction Scene
1901-1989, French

Engraving, image size 16 1/8 x 21 1/8 inches, c. 1940s, edition of 100, pencil signed and editioned.


The Gathering Crowd
1881-1939, American

This is an original ink drawing on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 11 inches, 1933, signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.