Tsukioka Kogyo
1869-1927, Japanese

Rooster and Hen
1869-1927, Japanese

Woodblock print, image size 13 5/8 x 7 inches, c. 1910, signature l.l.


Fireflies
1869-1927, Japanese

Woodblock with colors, image size 9 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches, c. 1910, artist signature middle left.

Painting

Petrean Place
1907-1982, British/American

This collage by Nora Unwin measures 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches and is matted and framed. Created in 1972, Unwin gives the viewer a look past a rocky seawall to the water's distant horizon line. Her use of cloth, textured paper, glue and colored ink skillfully adhered to a painted background was one of her favorite mediums to display her genius, giving the viewer this three-dimensional effect. Signed and dated in the lower right corner.

Print

Building the Ark
1582-1647, Italian

Engraving, after Raphael, from designs in the Vatican Loggia, image size: 5 1/4 x 7 inches, c. 1607

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".