20th Century French

Landscape with Pond

Etching, image size 6 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches, pencil signed, l.r.


Burlesque Show

Etching, image size 8 x 9 7/8 inches, c. 1920s, unsigned.


Tetes des Fleurs

Etching, French Surrealist, image size6 1/8 x 3 7/8 inches, indistinct monogram


Prise du Roi des Oiseaus

Etching, French Surrealist, image size 3 7/8 x 3 7/8 inches, indistinct signature

Painting

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.

Print

By the Arks
1914-1971, Spanish-American

This 1941 lithograph by the Spanish American artist, Federico Castellon, measures 9 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, NY. Primarily a self-taught artist who was heavily influenced by Dali, Picasso and Rouault. At 18, Castellon had his first solo show with the help of his mentor, Diego Rivera, who recognized the young man's talent. Throughout his career he was awarded two Guggenheim fellowships and participated in the Paris Exhibition of Spanish Artists that included Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, and Joan MirĂ³.

Drawing

White Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 21 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches and is dated "July 7, 1929" on the lower margin. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club