Gifford Beal
1879-1956, American

Fishermen on the Rocks
1879-1956, American

A richly inked original etching, image size 8 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed. Gifford Beal grew up in New York City and at the age of 13 began studying art with William Merritt Chase before attending Princeton University and then the Art Students League of New York. Later in life he taught at the Art Students League and was elected the president of the organization.


The Net Wagon
1879-1956, American

Etching, image size 6 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, edition of 100, c. 1935, pencil signed and numbered.


Fisherman's Daughter
1879-1956, American

Etching, image size 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, 1931, edition of 100, pencil signed. Published in "Fifty Prints of the Year, 1931".


Fishermen at the Headlands
1879-1956, American

Etching, image size 8 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, 1937, pencil signed

Painting

Village Scene by the Shore
1885-1954, American

Watercolor and gouache, visible size 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches, signed lower right.

Pearce was born in Philadelphia but lived and worked in Manasquan, NJ, painting landscapes, interiors, figures and still-lifes. He studied under Chase and Weir.

Print

The River Wey Near  Ripley
20th. C., British

Etching, drypoint, image size 8 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches, pencil signed l.r. "Alfred Barnes", dry stamped l.l., titled in the plate "The River Wey near Ripley".

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.