Franz Hals
1580-1666, Dutch

Boy Playing  Violin
$275.00
1580-1666, Dutch

Mezzotint, image size 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches, after a painting by Franz Hals, 1732, printed by G. White, laid paper, collectors annotations on back, print is trimmed within the platemark and the bottom edge is uneven.

Painting

Colonial Woman With Scarf

This late 18th. century American School portrait is an unsigned, oil on canvas. Frame size is 28 x 25 inches, sight size is 19 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches. A very pleasing image but needs restoration.

Print

Anais II
1890-1978, English

This 1930 etching of "Anais", the artist's first wife, measures 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches and is pencil signed on the l.r., framed, Fletcher cat: 67, in an edition of 111. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, he was enrolled in the Royal Academy Schools. A scholarship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the great masters, Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him. A self-taught etcher who became one of the best portrait etchers in art history being elected into the Royal Society of Painter - Etchers and Engravers in 1921.

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.