Kunisada Utagawa
1786-1864, Japanese

Women With Child
1786-1864, Japanese

Color woodblock, sight size 13 1/4 x 9 inches, 1844, artist stamp and seal l.l., framed.


Triptych
1786-1864, Japanese

Color woodblock triptych, 14 x 29 inches, framed


Women Visit
1786-1864, Japanese

Color woodblock, image size 14 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches


Kabuki Lightning
1786-1864, Japanese

Color woodblock print, diptych circa 1857, image size 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 inches


Courtesan and Samurai
1786-1864, Japanese

Color Woodblock print, 14 x 9 1/2, some staining in image


Portrait of an Actor
1786-1864, Japanese

Color woodblock print, image size 14 1/2 x 10


Prize Winning Kabuki Actors
1786-1864, Japanese

Color Woodblock print, circa 1845, image size 14 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches

Painting

Summer Light
1872- c.1950, American

This watercolor of two crab apple trees by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 16 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1948. 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 lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.

Print

Fighting Mad - Black Bass
1896-1982, American

This 1936, artist's proof, limited edition etching by W.J. Schaldach measures 5 3/4 x 5 inches. It is plate signed and pencil signed in the lower right corner. A publishers label with artist's provenance is included with this image. Schaldach followed his lifelong passion for hunting, fishing and the outdoors in his many etchings, aquatints and drypoints. Moving from his home state of Indiana to NYC, he sold fishing tackle during the day and attended the Art Students League during the evening. He learned his craft under the watchful eye of John Sloan and George Bridgman.

Drawing

Grove of Trees
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. 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.