Yokohama-e School
19th century, Japan

Review of the Troops
19th century, Japan

Color Woodblock, triptych, image size 13 13/16 x 27 15/16 inches

Painting

Dawn on the Seashore

This is an atmospheric 19th Century French painting attributed to Maxime Emile Louis Maufra (1861-1918). Oil on canvas, 8 3/4 x 14 inches, c. 1890s, unsigned, with a label on the back identifying the painting as Maufra's, framed. There is also a stamp on the back of the canvas "Blanchet 20 Rue Saint [Benoit?] Paris", a well known 19th century artist supply store. Although we cannot be certain of the artist, this is a well painted seascape with a subtle palette and lovely sense of light and atmosphere, and certainly appears to have been done by a very competent hand.

Print

Midnight Ride
b. 1911, American

Woodblock, image size 4 x 6 1/2 inches, 1937, initialed in the plate, pencil signed and dated. As is typical with this artist, he hand signed and dated his images on the paper window mat rather than the sheet itself.

Drawing

Meadow Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

Very nice sketch of a tree, standing alone in a meadow, with clouds in the background. This Dexter Dawes pencil sketch is dated 1913 and measures 6 x 9 inches and has sketching notes in the artists' hand on the lower margin.