Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas
1832-1895, American

Setting Sail in the Moonlight
1832-1895, American

This is a truly remarkable luminous scene of fishing boats under the moonlight, with several figures watching from the shore. Oil on canvas, 24 x 34 inches, 1883, signed and dated lower right. Mauritz de Haas was born in Holland and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Rotterdam before emigrating to the United States in 1857. He set up a studio in New York and became well known for his atmospheric land and seascapes of the New York area as well as images of his native Holland.


Fishing Boats on the Beach at Scheveningen
1832-1895, American

Etching in sepia ink, image size 6 1/8 x 8 3/4 inches, 1883, cat: Tyler- 26, printed on Japan paper, plate signed in reverse, l.l, pencil signed l.r.

Painting

Village Scene by the Shore
1885-1954, American

Watercolor and gouache, visible size 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches, signed lower right.

Pearce was born in Philadelphia but lived and worked in Manasquan, NJ, painting landscapes, interiors, figures and still-lifes. He studied under Chase and Weir.

Print

Three Sandpipers At Waterside
1877-1945, Japanese

Woodblock, sight size 14 x 9 1/4 inches, artist signature and seal l.l. and Watanabe seal l.l., framed.

Drawing

White Birches, Silver Lake
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing of white birches by Dexter Dawes, 1916, Silver Lake, measures 11 x 8 1/4 inches. Title and date on lower right.