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

Cabin by the Lake
1854-1927, American

This is a luminous scene of a cabin by a still lake with the glowing colors of the setting sun lingering in the sky, casting blue shadows over summer landscape. Pastel on paper, sight size 12 3/4 x 17 inches, c. 1900, signed in the lower right corner. This pastel comes tastefully displayed in a period maple frame. Clarence Braley was a Massachusetts artist who specialized in pastel and watercolor landscapes. He was a member of the New Bedford Art Association and exhibited his work at the Boston Art Club and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Print

Old Cottages on Broad St.
1870-1961, British

etching,image size 5 x 7 inches, slight tear in margin, pencil signed.

Sloane's work is a fine example of the transition from the elaborate Victorian style (having studied under Herkomer) of etching to the more modern British style.

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.