Margret H. Wright
1869-1936, American

Taormina
1869-1936, American

Etching, image size: 2 1/4 x 4 1/4", pencil signed

Painting

Setting Sail in the Moonlight
1832-1895, American

This is a truly remarkable luminous scene of fishing boats under the moonlight, with several figures watching from the shore. Oil on canvas, 24 x 34 inches, 1883, signed and dated lower right. Mauritz de Haas was born in Holland and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Rotterdam before emigrating to the United States in 1857. He set up a studio in New York and became well known for his atmospheric land and seascapes of the New York area as well as images of his native Holland.

Print

Woman with ruffled collar
19th c., Dutch

Engraving on parchment after Rembrandt, image size 20 3/16 x 16 in, pencil signed, published 1888 by Obach & Co.

Drawing

The Bibliophile

Pastel on blue-green toned paper, sight size 14 7/8 x 12 1/8 inches, c. 1840, unsigned, in the original gilt frame. (M)