Utagawa Toyokuni
1769-1825, Japanese

Kabuki Characters
1769-1825, Japanese

Color woodblock, image size 15 x 10 inches, attributed to Toyokuni Utagawa


Beauty on a Cliff
1769-1825, Japanese

Color Woodblock, image size 14 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, attributed to Toyokuni Utagawa, framed


Beauty
1769-1825, Japanese

Color woodblock, image size15 1/8 x 10 1/8 inches, attributed to Toyokuni Utagawa


Seated Samurai
1769-1825, Japanese

Color Woodblock, image size 14 x 9 1/2 inches, attributed to Toyokuni Utagawa

Painting

On the Road to the Farmhouse
1838-1909, American

This c. 1870's landscape of life on the farm by Alfred Cornelius Howland measures 17 x 13 inches and is signed on the l.l. Oil on canvas, laid on board and framed in a gold period gilt frame. Howland was born in Walpole, NH in 1838. Early in his career he learned the art of engraving and studied drawing and lithography in Boston. At the age of 22 he traveled to Germany to study at the Royal Academy and from there to Paris, where he studied with the talented Barbizon artists, Corot, Millet and Rousseau whose tonalist influence affected Howland's style for the remainder of his career.

Print

Village Street
1889-1971, New England

An atmospheric New England image, this wood engraving is 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches, published in 1936 in an edition of 80 impressions, cat: BPL-208, pencil signed and numbered below the image, titled in the lower margin. Nason was a primarily self-taught printmaker, known for his incredibly detailed wood engravings of the New England landscape. He became known as the "poet-engraver of New England" after creating a series of wood engravings illustrating the poems of Robert Burns.

Drawing

Old Bridge at Dumfries, Scotland
1844-1920, American

Drawing, image size 9 1/4 x 15 3/4 inches, unsigned