Albert F. Bellows
1829-1883, American

Mill Pond , Windsor, CT. or July
1829-1883, American

Etching, image size 3 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches, 1879, plate signed l.l. "A.F. Bellows".

Painting

Portrait of Miss Davenport
1856-1939, German

Oil on Academy Board, 12 x 9 inches, signed and inscribed "M. v. Schmaedel/M√ľnchen" lower right, period frame. The sitter is identified in a copy of a letter dated August 3, 1905, from Seth Mendell to William C. Davenport, President of The Machinists' Bank, Taunton, Massachusetts, in an envelope affixed to the back of the painting. Provenance: Estate of N. David Scotti, Providence, Rhode Island.

Print

The Bowsprit, Plate 1
1873-1943, British

This etching by the British artist, Arthur J.T. Brisco, measures 8 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches, ink signed, 1928, plate 1, edition of 75, Hurst cat: 209. This image portrays the dangerous job the crew of Brisco's yacht, Golden Vanity, encountered as part of their daily routine. Briscoe studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris and then spent the rest of his time sailing, becoming one of the most prominent British marine artists of the 20th century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast.

Drawing

Treetops
1872- c.1950, American

A fine sketch by Dexter Dawes measuring 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches on medium weight drawing paper. A small unfinished sketch of trees is on the reverse. Dawes spent many summers in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.