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Painting

The Old Mill
1833-1894, American

This is a lush, finely detailed landscape by Henry W. Kemper, painted in 1865, signed and dated on the lower left corner. Oil on canvas, 16 x 14 inches, in the original period gilt frame. Kemper paints a very peaceful image of this long forgotten mill. In this verdant summer scene, a traveler approaches the mill from the darkness of the forest just as the sun peeks through passing storm clouds.

Print

Sailboats at Sunset
1852-1925, American

A luminous sunset scene in sepia ink, the image size of this etching is 8 1/4 x 16 3/4 inches, plate size 9 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches, published in 1888 by Klackner, New York, pencil signed, with a basket and clam rake remarque below the image. Senat was born in Pennsylvania and studied art abroad, at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and the South Kensington School in London. Throughout his life he traveled all over the world creating atmospheric watercolors and etchings, although he is best known for his New England coastal views, such as this scene of the sun setting over a quiet inlet.

Drawing

Maple in Winter
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil sketch by Dexter Dawes measures 8 7/8 x 6 inches on lightweight drawing paper.