G. Vitalba
18th Century, European

Madonna Reading
$125.00
18th Century, European

Etching by G. Vitalba after the painting by Guercino (Italian 1591-1666), image size 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches, 1764, inscribed within the plate, "Guercino inv" l.l, and "G. Vitalba scul. London" l.r.

Painting

Floral Still Life

A beautiful still life of peach colored roses nestled in a woven basket, created c. 1890, oil on canvas, signed "S. Wimmel"(?), l.l., housed in a period frame, 20 x 28 inches, painting size measures 14 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches.

Print

52nd Street and Third Avenue
1899-1985, German/American

A great New York etching by Bauhaus artist Walter Drewes, image size 11 7/9 x 7 3/4 inches, 1931, pencil signed, numbered and dated. Walter Drewes was a leader in the abstract movement of American art, and is often credited with bringing much of the Bauhaus aesthetic to America in the mid 20th century. Born in Germany, Drewes was drafted into the German Army at age 18 and served on the Western Front during WWI.

Drawing

The Gathering Crowd
1881-1939, American

This is an original ink drawing on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 11 inches, 1933, signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.