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

Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.

Print

Moving Shadows
1900-1988, Italian-American

Etching, image size is 7 x 11 7/8 inches, published in 1942 by the Associated American artists, cat: Embury-73, pencil signed, with the original AAA label. Lucioni was known for his incredibly detailed, textural etchings of the New England landscape, such as this beautiful image of an old barn beneath a sky of quickly moving fairweather clouds.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1933
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and watercolor drawing, 1933, image size 7 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches.