This watercolor of two crab apple trees by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 16 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1948. 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.
This is an evocative original etching of a family of farmers by John Edward Costigan. The image size is 8 1/4 x 12 7/8 inches, c. 1930s, published by the AAA with the original label, pencil signed and titled.