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

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

Entfuhrung
1858-1925, German

Etching, image size 5 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches, 1894, cat: Schwarz-7, pencil signed. Corinth began his career studying at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich and went on to study under Bouguereau at the Academie Julian in Paris. He later returned to Germany and became a member and eventually president of the Berlin "Sezession." Corinth is best known for his prints and paintings of figures and portraits.

Drawing

A Village on the Somme
1876-1953, Scottish

This drawing by Muirhead Bone of the French countryside measures 7 3/8 x 11 inches. It is done in graphite and sepia ink on paper, pencil signed "Bone" on the l.r. and comes with its original label. Muirhead Bone was a Scottish artist and an important figure known for his atmospheric, finely detailed landscapes, cityscapes and images of WWI.