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.

Painting

Narragansett Bay
1835-1910, American

A lovely 1884 marine scene, by the American Luminist landscape painter, Edmund Darch Lewis. Sight size is 14 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches and is signed and dated on the lower right, watercolor with gouache, framed. A recognizable talent at an early age, Lewis studied under the German born, Hudson River School artist, Paul Weber. The Philadelphia Public Ledger described Lewis as "a tremendous talent, great freedom from tradition." His art was in high demand from the beginning and he developed a national following.

Print

The Spirit of Baltimore - Baltimore and Light Streets
1894-1977, German-American

This fine cityscape by Anton Schutz, created in 1930, measures 14 x 9 3/4 inches. It is an artist proof, second state and pencil signed. Schutz worked with Joseph Pennell at the Art Student's League and was known for his east coast cityscapes.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1934
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and colored pencil drawing, 1934, image size 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches.