Francesco Bartolozzi
1727-1815, Italian, active in Britain

The Woodman
1727-1815, Italian, active in Britain

Hand-colored stipple engraving after the painting by Thomas Barker, image size 22 1/4 x 15 3/16 inches, trimmed to the image on the top and sides, inscribed "first colored proof" in pencil in the lower right margin

The Woman of Samaria
1727-1815, Italian, active in Britain

Engraving after W. Hamilton, image size: 12 x 10 inches, published 1792

1727-1815, Italian, active in Britain

Engraving after G.B. Cipriani, image size: 11 x 9 inches

Bma Virgo S.S. Nilum, et Barthlomaeum pomo aureo donat
1727-1815, Italian, active in Britain

Engraving, image size: 15 x 17 inches, Dom Zampieri pinx, N Vanni del


1909-1964, Japanese

This watercolor sketch of Hiroshima by Shigehiko Ishikawa measures 9 5/8 x 13 3/4 inches, is signed, titled and dated Aug. 11, 1951. Artist signature on reverse.


Flying Widgeon
1862-1951, American

A very fine sporting etching by Frank Benson, this image measures 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches, published in 1924, cat: Ordeman-231, pencil signed below the image, titled on the lower edge of the sheet. Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began his sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known. In 1912, at the age of 50, Benson began his etchings and drypoints, mainly of wild fowl which he depicted with expressive lines and rich toning that exquisitely captured the life and energy of the wild birds.


Meadow View
1872- c.1950, American

A very nice pencil drawing of a distant meadow viewed through a shaded grove of trees by Dexter Dawes. It measures 11 x 7 5/8 inches, on a bi-fold sheet of medium weight paper. Dawes spent many summers in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.