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

Galleon At Sea
1864-1934, Italian

A vibrant original oil on canvas by Italian artist Luigi Paollilo, this painting measures 28 x 36 inches, c. 1910, signed l.r. "L. Paolillo", framed. Known for his seascapes and genre scenes, Paollilo exhibited his work widely in Italy and Europe; he also spent many years traveling in the western hemisphere, from Argentina to America.

Print

Below Chesnut St. Bridge
1857-1926, American

This beautiful original etching by Joseph Pennell measures 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches. Created in 1884 and printed on lightweight Japan paper, it is pencil signed and #88 in the Wuerth catalog. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes. He also printed many of his own images.

Drawing

Study of Greek Statue

This early European drawing in red crayon, c. 1600, is unidentified. It has a watermark of a fleur de lis with a "M" above it. The sheet size measures 14 3/4 x 10 inches.