Ernest Christian Rost
1867-1940, American

Fishing Village
1867-1940, American

Etching, image size: 8 3/4 x 13 inches, inscribed "Copyright 1896 by E. Rost N.Y." along the upper left. Framed. Ernest Rost was the son of Christian Rost who also worked as an etcher and engraver.

Painting

New England Farm in Spring
1848-1923, American

This is a luminous springtime landscape by New Hampshire artist William Preston Phelps. Oil on canvas, 12 x 18 inches, c. 1890s, signed in the lower right corner, in an ornate period gilt frame, with a label from the Godwin Gallery. Known as the "Painter of Monadnock", Phelps lived most of his life in Dublin and Chesham, NH, with the exception of several years he spent studying art in Europe. He painted many scenes of the area landscape of farms, fields and forests, many of which were set against the backdrop of the majestic Mount Monadnock.

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

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".