Raphael Morghen
1758-1833, Italian

Parce Somnum Rumpere
1758-1833, Italian

Engraving, image size 10 1/8 x 13 11/16 inches, "Raphael Morghen sculpt." l.r. and "Titianus Pinx" l.l., "Parce Somnum Rumpere" l.c.

Painting

Morning Sail
1844-1942, American

A beautiful landscape by Horace Burdick measuring 6 5/8 x 8 3/4 inches, matted. Burdick attended the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston and was known throughout his career as a portrait and landscape painter of oils and watercolors. He did many White Mountain scenes as well as New England coastal scenes. This image is from the artists' estate.

Print

Mooring
1899-1987, American

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled "Page Trotter" l.r. and "Mooring" l.c., "Artist Proof #4" l.l. Trotter spent five years at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts where he won scholarships to travel in Europe. During the Depression he worked at home in the family living room as an illustrator and greeting card painter. He illustrated for the magazine "The Open Road For Boys", drawing mostly cowboy and Indian stories. He worked mostly in pen and ink and etchings and sometimes in oil and watercolor.

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".