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 a Young Girl
1818-1882, American

This is an incredibly lifelike original portrait by American artist Thomas Le Clear. Oil on canvas, 24 x 20 inches, sight size 21 x 17 inch oval, c. 1865, signed, in an ornate period gilt frame. Thomas Le Clear began painting as a child, selling his first painting at the age of 12. He was primarily self-taught, although he did study for a time with Henry Inman in New York City. Le Clear became a very well regarded artist known for his portraits and genre scenes and painted portraits of many important figures of his time, including Ulysses S. Grant, John Bell, and William Cullen Bryant.

Print

In Newport Harbor
1864-1919, American

Etching, image size 4 3/4 x 7 inches, pencil signed, framed

Drawing

Monadnock Nursery Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

A pencil sketch for "The Monadnock Nursery" by Dexter Dawes measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches on lightweight paper.