Lakeside View
unknown, American

A bright seaside watercolor by Pauline Hestia Morse measures 9 5/8 x 13 3/4 inches. It is signed on the lower right.


Owari Province, Tsushima Tenno Festival
1797-1858, Japanese

This is a vibrant original color woodblock print by Japanese master printmaker Utagawa Hiroshige, from his series 'Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces'. The image size is 13 1/2 x 9 inches, published in 1853, with the Aratame censor seal. This image depicts the Tsushima Tenno Festival in Owari Province with elaborately decorated boats drifting down the river. Impressions of this image can be found in the collections of several prestigious museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the San Diego Museum of Art.


The Bibliophile

Pastel on blue-green toned paper, sight size 14 7/8 x 12 1/8 inches, c. 1840, unsigned, in the original gilt frame. (M)