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

Petrean Place
1907-1982, British/American

This collage by Nora Unwin measures 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches and is matted and framed. Created in 1972, Unwin gives the viewer a look past a rocky seawall to the water's distant horizon line. Her use of cloth, textured paper, glue and colored ink skillfully adhered to a painted background was one of her favorite mediums to display her genius, giving the viewer this three-dimensional effect. Signed and dated in the lower right corner.

Print

Love, What?
1917-2001, American

This lithograph by Jacob Landau measures 11 x 7 1/4 inches, printed on heavy weight paper with wide margins and is pencil signed, titled and numbered. Laudau used art as a means of communicating the triumphant and also the tragic challenges facing humankind which he witnessed first hand while growing up during the Depression, his service in the army and the profound affect the Holocaust had on him. He often presented these unpleasant topics in a way that emphasized the unlimited possibilities of peace and greater understanding.

Drawing

Harvest Time

A well done watercolor of an Italian harvesting scene measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. It is signed on the l.r. but at this time we are unable to decipher it. Matted and framed. (M)