Chaim Gross
1904 - 1991, American

Mother Love
1904 - 1991, American

Lithograph, image size 12 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches. Signed, titled and inscribed "To Edna-with Love, Renee & Chaim Gross 72" l.r., numbered "9/10" l.l. One of the first generations of direct carvers, Gross came to the US in 1921 and worked for the WPA in the late 1930's. He was an illustrator, sculptor and instructor teaching at the Education Alliance School in NYC.

Painting

Alpine View

This is very fine original painting of a mountain landscape, most likely of the Swiss or Austrian Alps. It is painted in oil on masonite, 16 1/8 x 20 3/4 inches, c. 1940s, with an indistinct signature in the lower right corner, framed.

Print

Fishing Boats off Yarmouth
1852 - 1931, American

Wood Engraving, image size 5 x 6 1/4 inches, after a painting by John Sell Cotman, Edition of 150 printed by JC Bauer in 1902, pencil signed
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Drawing

Old Master Allegorical Scene

This early Old Master red chalk drawing in the style of Raphaello Santi has a partial fleur de lis watermark and is matted and framed. Image size is 8 x 5 1/8 inches, framed size is 15 x 11 1/4 inches.