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Painting

Seashore
1872- c.1950, American

Watercolor on paper, 10 x 14 inches, c. 1940s.

Print

Escape on a Boat
1866-1908, Japanese

This c. 1894 color woodblock print by Mizuno Toshikata measures 13 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches, signed and sealed by the artist, also publishers seal, Sekiguchi Masajiro, on l.l. This Oban Triptych is one of Toshikata's war prints, depicting a soldier escaping the enemy by boat during the Sino-Japanese War.

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.