Otto Kuhler
1894-1976, German-American

River Landscape
1894-1976, German-American

Pencil signed in the lower right, "private proof" in the lower left. Plate measures 9 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches on 12 3/4 x 16 inch laid-type paper. C. 1930. This is a rare print and a rare subject for Kuhler, who is famous for his prints of trains and the industrial revolution.


Building Bridges
1894-1976, German-American

9 x 6 1/2 inches, printed on laid-type paper. Pencil signed in the lower right corner. C. 1924. Etching of the Point Bridge in Pittsburgh.


The Fast Mail
1894-1976, German-American

Pencil signed, printed in 1923. 6 x 8 inches on 9 3/4 x 12 3/4 laid-type paper. Kuhler was one of the best known industrial designers of the American railroads. He learned etching after World War I and enrolled at the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf.


Arch of Septimus Severus
1894-1976, German-American

Etching, image size 7 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches, pencil signed.


Heavy Weather
1894-1976, German-American

Etching, image size 12 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches, titled and signed in pencil


At Quarantine
1894-1976, German-American

Etching, image size 10 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches, signed and titled in pencil


The Thomas W. Koon Dam, Cumberland, Maryland
1894-1976, German-American

Etching, image size 7 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches, 1931, pencil signed and inscribed "No 38"

Painting

Setting Sail, Early Morning
1850-1921, American

Oil on canvas, 12 x 20 inches, 1881, signed and dated, in a period gilt frame. As a young man, Johnson was a sailor and one of only twelve survivors aboard a ship that caught fire and sank off the coast of South Africa. He returned to his native Boston, Massachusetts, and studied art with marine painter William E. Norton. Johnson went on to become very well known for his nautical and marine paintings in the later part of the 19th century.

Print

The Evening Meal
1896-1984, American

Etching and aquatint in colors, image size 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed.

Drawing

Spring, Ponte Landolfo, Italy
20th c., American

Watercolor, 20 x 23 in., signed lower right