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

Walden
1870-1959, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches, signed l.r. "J. Watson Davis", publishers remarks are below image in pencil(not seen) and are taken from Henry David Thoreau's book "Walden" from the chapter "The Bean field" and read "I cherish them, I hoe them (early and late), I have an eye to them (and this is my) days work".

Print

Heavenly Light
b. 1911, American

Woodblock, image size 4 x 6 1/2 inches, 1937, pencil signed and dated. As is typical with this artist, he hand signed and dated his images on the paper window mat rather than the sheet itself.

Drawing

Monadnock View
1872- c.1950, American

An unfinished sketch of Monadnock by Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. Pencil on medium weight paper, measuring 11 x 15 inches.