William Frederick Witherington
1785-1865, English

By the Creek
1785-1865, English

Oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 12 inches, obscure initials lower left.

Painting

Summer Landscape
1855-1927, German/American

Oil on canvas, 14 x 20 inches, signed lower left. Marie Osthaus Griffith was the older sister of Edmund Henry Osthaus, one of the most successful painters of hunting dogs in the United States in the 19th century.

Print

Hauling by the Capstan, Yport, Normandie
1846-1938, American

Etching, image size: 4 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches, 1888, After de Neuville, signed in plate lower left, pencil signed lower right

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.