Biho Takahashi
1873 - ?, Japanese

Rooster and Hen
1873 - ?, Japanese

Woodblock, image size 9 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches, 1905, artist' stamp l.r.


Cape Breton Island
1854-1946, Canadian

A beautiful watercolor by Hester Donne Kimber measuring 5 3/4 x 8 5/8 inches, signed l.r., framed, c. 1885. "Hetty" Kimber was born in England, where she lived until moving to Nova Scotia in 1881. She traveled to Cape Breton Island many times with a group of painters , studying the history of the island and painting its rugged landscape.


The Sisters
1852 - 1931, American

Wood engraving after a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence, image size 6 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches, dated in the plate April 1899, edition of 150 printed by Bauer 1902, published state, pencil signed


Grove of Trees
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.