Adriaen van de Velde
1636-1672, Dutch

Three Cows
1636-1672, Dutch

Etching, image size 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 1657, plate signed u.l. "A.V.V.".

Painting

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.

Print

Valley of the Arques
1817-1878, French

Etching after Daubigny, image size: 3 11/16 x 6 1/2 inches, plate size: 5 x 7 3/4 inches, inscribed "E. Salmon a.q.f." lower left

Drawing

Rocky Outcropping
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes done on a heavy weight paper. It measures 7 5/8 x 11 inches. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.