Albert Webb
1891-

The Goose Woman
1891-

Etching, dry point, image size 6 13/16 x 5 15/16 inches, ca. 1936, edition of 25 for the NYC WPA, signed and titled in pencil, stamped in l.l. Federal Art Project NYC WPA.


Keeping The Faith
1891-

Etching, dry point, image size 10 7/8 x 9 3/8 inches, ca. 1936, signed and titled in pencil, also plate signed. Edition of 25 for the NYC WPA. "Federal Art Project/NYC WPA" stamped in l.l.


Warming Up
1891-

Etching, dry point, image size 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, c. 1937, edition of 25, signed l.r., "Albert J Webb". A street vender and her customer warm themselves by a stove while engaged in conversation with a bustling street life seen in the background.

Painting

Landscape with Sheep and Chickens
1849-1931, Belgian

This is a beautiful dusky farmyard scene by Belgian artist Eugene Remy Maes, painted in oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, c. 1890, signed "Th van Sluys"(a pseudonym of Maes') in the lower right corner. An inscription on the back reads "Je soussigné declare aroir pacint le tableau ci contre -Th van Sluys". This painting comes in a remarkable period frame that has been recently regilded. Maes was born in the small village of Puurs, Belgium and moved to Antwerp as a young man. He specialized in images of farm animals, such as this twilight pastoral scene.

Print

Gardiner's Bay from the Fresh Ponds, Long Island
1842-1899, American

An atmospheric image of Long Island, this etching measures 7 5/8 x 11 1/4 inches, 1884, signed and dated in the plate, framed. Mary Nimmo Moran was one of the leading women etchers of the late 19th century, and along with her husband, Thomas Moran was at the forefront of the etching revival. Known for her originality and boldness of her etchings, Mary Nimmo Moran was a member of the Society of Painter- Etchers and the only female member of the Fellows of London's Royal Society of Painter-Etchers.

Drawing

View From a Country Road
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches. It is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his drawings and lithographs. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.