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

Summer Landscape
1855-1927, German/American

Oil on canvas, 14 x 20 inches, signed lower left. Marie Osthaus Griffith was the older sister of Edmund Henry Osthaus, one of the most successful painters of hunting dogs in the United States in the 19th century.

Print

Frontispiece for "Album De La Societe Des Aqua Fortistes"
1833-1914, French

Printed by Delatre in Paris, this Felix Bracquemonde frontispiece measures 14 x 9 3/4 inches, published by Alfred Cadart, Paris. Created in 1865, this bold allegorical etching was created as the frontispiece to a volume of the renowned periodical of the Société des Aqua-Fortistes, a group promoting etching as a fine art. Richly inked on watermarked Aqua-Fortistes laid paper, which was made especially for these publications.

Drawing

White Birches, Silver Lake
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing of white birches by Dexter Dawes, 1916, Silver Lake, measures 11 x 8 1/4 inches. Title and date on lower right.