Morris Henry Hobbs
1892-1967, American

Aphrodite
1892-1967, American

Etching, image size 9 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. Hobbs was a well known artist from Ohio who studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago. He traveled extensively through Europe and the US before settling in New Orleans. He won many awards and honors for his work, and spent two summers as a resident at the MacDowell Art Colony in Peterborough, NH.

Painting

Harbor Nocturne

This is an atmospheric moonlit scene of a ship coming in to harbor, painted in oil on Academy Board and measuring 15 1/8 x 11 inches. It is obscurely signed "H. G. Lask..?" in the lower right corner; although we have not been able to determine the identity of the artist, this painting is certainly done by a skilled hand, very much in the style of James Gale Tyler. A very fine 19th century painting in an ornate period gilt frame.

Print

Church Street
19th c., British

Etching, image size: 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, plate signed

Drawing

The Old Homestead
1833-1909, American

Watercolor on paper, image size 4 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches, pencil signed lower right