Johann Esaias Nilson
1721-1788, German

Les Musiciens Contents
1721-1788, German

Engraving, plate size 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches, c. 1760.


Meadow in Bloom
1876-1936, American

Oil on artist board, 12 x 16 inches, c. 1930, unsigned. Born in Germany, Saling emigrated to America through Ellis Island in 1893 at the age of 17. He was a successful decorator and artist first in New York City, then in Hartford, Connecticut. In the late 1920s, he moved to Lyme, Connecticut, the setting for many of his landscapes. He was a member of many prestigious artist's groups, including the Salmagundi Club, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Connecticut League of Art Students and the Springfield Art League.


The Marientor, Munich
1881-1962, Austrian

A distinctive original etching and aquatint in colors, image size 19 x 18 inches, 1922, cat: Lorenz- 40, pencil signed. Kasimir studied at the Vienna Academy of Art, although much of his etching technique was self taught and learned through working from nature. He specialized in atmospheric images of architecture, city scenes and landscapes; some bustling with people and automobiles, others quite timeless and serene. Kasimir developed his own technique, which was much more suited to the particular clarity of his compositions.


Three Figures
1899-1974, American

Graphite on paper, image size 18 1/4 x 18 3/4 inches, signed in pencil lower left, framed