Lyman Byxbe
1887-1980, American

Aspens
1887-1980, American

Etching with drypoint, image size 4 5/8 x 3 inches, pencil signed.


Grand Lake
1887-1980, American

Etching, image size 3 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled.


Top of Long's Peak
1887-1980, American

Etching, image size 6 7/8 x 5 3/8 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. Byxbe, a talented etcher of the early 20th century, drew much of his inspiration from the mountainous Colorado landscape. In this etching he uses strong lines and bold contrast to depict the rugged terrain.

Painting

Portrait of Miss Davenport
1856-1939, German

Oil on Academy Board, 12 x 9 inches, signed and inscribed "M. v. Schmaedel/München" lower right, period frame. The sitter is identified in a copy of a letter dated August 3, 1905, from Seth Mendell to William C. Davenport, President of The Machinists' Bank, Taunton, Massachusetts, in an envelope affixed to the back of the painting. Provenance: Estate of N. David Scotti, Providence, Rhode Island.

Print

The Prodigal Son
1706 - 1774, French

Engraving, after the painting by Salvatore Rosa in the Imperial Gallery St. Petersburg; 1st state, pub. Nov.24,1767 No. 41,Boydel, London for the Houghton Gallery; plate size 20 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches; image size 18 1/4 x 14 1/16 inches;

Drawing

Ramshackle House
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 12 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches