Takeuchi Seiho
1864-1942, Japanese

Two Cranes
1864-1942, Japanese

Color Woodblock, image size 10 5/8 x 9 7/16 inches, circa 1940

Painting

Heavy Surf at Sunset
1832-1895, American

This is a beautiful luminist style seascape by Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas, one of the preeminent marine and landscape painters of the 19th century. Oil on canvas, 24 x 40 inches, c. 1880, signed on the lower left, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born in Holland, De Haas studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and at The Hague. At 27 years old he immigrated to the US and opened a studio in NYC. He painted exquisite marine and landscape views, and was known for his masterful ability to capture the full range of light reflecting off a stormy surf or the moon reflecting off a calm sea.

Print

Returning from the Hunt
1853-1910, British

Engraving after a painting by Thomas Blinks. Image size 6 x 8 7/8 inches, plate signed " T Blinks 90" l.r, Printseller's Association blindstamp l.l. This image is also pencil signed, but we have been unable to decipher the name.

Drawing

Summer Meadow
1872- c.1950, American

"Summer Meadow" by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 9 inches. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.