Edward Lear
1812-1888, British

Galera
1812-1888, British

Lithograph, image size 11 1/8 x 7 inches, Plate 18, from the book "Illustrated Excursions in Italy" London: Thomas M'Lean, 1846, signed "E. Lear del et lith." l.r., "Galera" l.c.

Painting

Boats and Wagons on the Beach
1839-1892, British

Watercolor 10 3/8 x 15 3/8 inches, signed "G. Sheffield" l.l., sepia on paperboard.

Print

The Boat Swing
1905-1990, British

This is an energetic scene of children swinging by British artist Eileen Soper. Etching with drypoint, image size is 10 7/8 x 7 3/8 inches, 1924, pencil signed, titled in the lower margin. Eileen Soper began etching as a young girl, and at age 16 exhibited her work at the Royal Academy in London. She specialized in scenes of children at play, which she depicted in beautifully loose, spontaneous drypoint lines. Later in life she illustrated several children's books, including 'The Fantastic Five'.

Drawing

Across the River
1872- c.1950, American

A very fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 7 1/2 x 11 inches.