James Hook
1819-1907, English

Gathering Eggs
$125.00
1819-1907, English

Etching, image size 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, signed l.l. "Jas C. Hook 1852". A young boy is lowered to gather eggs along the rock ledges.

Painting

Mountain View
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape by Dexter Dawes measures 15 x 20 7/8 inches, is signed and dated, 1937. There are some indications that it was painted on a rainy day. 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 paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.

Print

Takeda Katsuyori
1881-1962, Japan

Woodblock, image size 15 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches, after Sadanobu Hasegawa, from the Uchida Woodblock Printing Co., Kyoto, Japan depicting the samurai "Takeda Katsuyori" from the kabuki play "Honcho Nijushiko" which tells the story of two noble Japanese families caught in the middle of a murder scheme. Provenance on label adhered to back. Publishers seal and artist signature on u.r. and l.l.

Drawing

White Birch
1872- c.1950, American

Pen and ink by Dexter Dawes measuring 7 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches. "White Birches H. Hill June 29 - 1915" written in the artist hand on the lower margin.