William Ward Beecher
20th C.

20th C.

Lithograph, image size: 11 1/2X9 1/2",pencil signed


Portrait of a Young Woman
1862-1946, Italian/American

This is a sweetly intimate portrait of a young woman, oil on board, 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, c. 1920, signed lower right, framed. John Califano grew up in Italy and began showing his work as a young man, winning a gold medal in Naples, Italy. In 1881 he emigrated to the United States where he lived for several years in Chicago before settling in California. He was known for his California landscapes as well as portraits and genre scenes and showed his work at the National Academy of Design, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.


At Charteves
1880–1959, American

This is an atmospheric WWI scene by American artist J. Andre Smith. Etching, image size 6 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches, 1919, pencil signed and titled. This etching is tipped to the cover page of 'In France with the American Expeditionary Forces' a book of drawings by J. Andre Smith.


An Old Bridge
1846-1938, American

This two sided drawing by Stephen Parrish measures 6 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches. Done in black ink, c. 1890, with a Maxfield Parrish Jr. family stamp on the lower right and upper left in black ink. Another drawing of a homestead with split rail fence, possibly his own, in on the reverse.