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

Heavy Surf at Sunset
1832-1895, American

This is a beautiful luminist style seascape by Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas, one of the preeminent marine and landscape painters of the 19th century. Oil on canvas, 24 x 40 inches, c. 1880, signed on the lower left, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born in Holland, De Haas studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and at The Hague. At 27 years old he immigrated to the US and opened a studio in NYC. He painted exquisite marine and landscape views, and was known for his masterful ability to capture the full range of light reflecting off a stormy surf or the moon reflecting off a calm sea.

Print

House on a Hill
1887-1964, American

Etching, image size 7 x 5 3/8 inches, pencil signed

Drawing

Calais

Watercolor on paper, 5 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches, circa 1863, monogram lower left