Michael Burghers
1647-1727, Dutch

Concilium Nicaenum
1647-1727, Dutch

Engraving and etching, image size 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, pub. 1677 in London, a page taken from the "Apostolici", a book of the lives of the Primitive Fathers for the three first Ages of the Christian Church by William Cave.


Apostolici
1647-1727, Dutch

Engraving and etching, image size 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, pub. 1677 in London, title page taken from "The Apostolici", a book on the lives of the Primitive fathers for the three first Ages of the Christian Church by the "Chaplain in ordinary to his Majesty", William Cave.

Painting

Mountain View
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape by Dexter Dawes measures 15 x 20 7/8 inches, is signed and dated, 1937. There are some indications that it was painted on a rainy day. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.

Print

Market Day
1894-1986, Polish-American

This is a very fine original etching, image size 7 1/8 x 9 inches, c. 1920, hand signed in ink and inscribed "To Dr. Charles Oppenheim with best wishes". Lionel Reiss was born in Poland but grew up in New York City; he was known for his images of Jewish life and culture, and in the 1920s spent several years traveling throughout Europe and the Middle East creating many images of everyday life in the Jewish communities he visited.

Drawing

View of Monadnock from Roxbury
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil drawing of a distant view of Mt. Monadnock measures 4 x 13 3/8 inches. Done with a very fine hand, it suggests a bright, sunny summer day. The image is on a bi-fold sheet of medium weight paper with location info written in the artist's hand.