Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.


Woman With Scarf
1884-1974, French

This etching by the French artist Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac measures 8 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches. de Segonzac was one of the first Modernist included in the Armory Show that opened in New York in 1913. Known for his spontaneous drawing style and economy of line, he was a full member of the Societe des Peintres-Graveurs Francais, the Royal Academy, London, and the Academie Royale, Brussels. His art is included in many major galleries throughout the world, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.


Monadnock Nursery Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

A pencil sketch for "The Monadnock Nursery" by Dexter Dawes measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches on lightweight paper.