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Painting

Lake in the Mountains
1813-1891, American

Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 inches, c. 1875, signed "SL Gerry," l.l, in what appears to be the original gilt frame. Samuel Gerry was a self-taught artist known for his majestic mountain landscapes, especially of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Although he didn't have much formal training, he was greatly influenced by the work of Thomas Cole and A. B Durand, as well as some artists of the European schools. In the 1840s, Gerry was considered the leader of the White Mountain School of landscape painters.

Print

Low Tide, Bay of Fundy
1846-1938, American

This is a very fine atmospheric etching of fishermen's houses along the Canadian coastline, with two small children playing on a boat in the foreground. The image size is 11 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, published in 1881, cat: Schneiderman- 64, signed and titled in the plate. Stephen Parrish was one of the leading American etchers of the late 19th century, known for his atmospheric images of the rugged New England and Nova Scotia coastlines. This etching is one of Parrish's finest prints; in his 1886 book 'Etching in America', J.R.W. Hitchcock wrote, "Nothing that Mr.

Drawing

Old Maple
1872- c.1950, American

A very nice pencil drawing of an old maple tree by the Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. It measures 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches on a sheet of medium weight drawing paper. "Ask ?" is written on the l.l. 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.