Kono Bairei
1844-1895, Japanese

Flying Cuckoo
1844-1895, Japanese

Woodblock with colors, image size 7 1/4 x 9 1/2, c. 1885, artist's stamp l.r.


The Bull
1844-1895, Japanese

Woodblock with colors, image size 7 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches, artist's stamp, l.r.

Painting

Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.

Print

Old Clothes
1835-1915, American

etching, 9 1/4x6 1/2, plate signed

Drawing

Grove of Trees
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.