J. Andre Smith
1880–1959, American

At Charteves
1880–1959, American

This is an atmospheric WWI scene by American artist J. Andre Smith. Etching, image size 6 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches, 1919, pencil signed and titled. This etching is tipped to the cover page of 'In France with the American Expeditionary Forces' a book of drawings by J. Andre Smith.


Gateway at Chartres
1880–1959, American

Etching, image size 8 1/8 x 10 1/4 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed.

Painting

Near Aber, North Wales
1864-1930, British

Oil on canvas, sight size 9 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches, c. 1900, signed l.r., inscription on the back reads "Near Aber, North Wales". This is a beautiful landscape with a shepherd and his sheep set against a majestic mountain background, in an ornate period frame.

Print

The Black Silk Dress
1890-1978, English

A superb portrait of Brockhurst's first wife Anais, this etching measures 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches, published in 1927 in an edition of 111, pencil signed. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, Gerald Brockhurst was enrolled in the Royal Academy Schools. A scholarship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the work of the great masters, especially Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him. He became well known for his classically styled portraits etched with a remarkable sense of detail and texture.

Drawing

Storm
20th Century, American

A very fine scratchboard image of a stormy coastline, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.