Lyman Byxbe
1887-1980, American

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

Cabin by the Fjord
1842-1914, Norwegian

This is an incredibly detailed, atmospheric Norwegian landscape of a small cabin at the edge of a fjord, the distant hills fading into a soft morning mist. It is painted in oil on panel, 11 x 16 inches, 1871, clearly signed "A Rasmussen 71" in the lower right corner, in an ornate period gilt frame.

Print

Trinity College, Cambridge
20th Century, British

Etching, image size 8 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches, c. 1920, pencil signed, blindstamp l.l, framed.

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.