Robert Bonfils
1886-1972, French

La Petite Table
1886-1972, French

Color lithograph, image size 8 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches, c. 1930s, edition of 43, pencil signed and numbered.

Painting

Portrait of a Young Girl
1818-1882, American

This is an incredibly lifelike original portrait by American artist Thomas Le Clear. Oil on canvas, 24 x 20 inches, sight size 21 x 17 inch oval, c. 1865, signed, in an ornate period gilt frame. Thomas Le Clear began painting as a child, selling his first painting at the age of 12. He was primarily self-taught, although he did study for a time with Henry Inman in New York City. Le Clear became a very well regarded artist known for his portraits and genre scenes and painted portraits of many important figures of his time, including Ulysses S. Grant, John Bell, and William Cullen Bryant.

Print

Amour
1882-1925, American

This lithograph by George Bellows measures 17 3/4 x 14 inches and is house in a fine gilt frame with a linen liner. Created in 1923 in an edition of 52, from the series "Men Like Gods," based on the novel by H.G. Wells. It is #158 in the Mason catalog. This image is printed by Bolton Brown with his signature on the lower left and is pencil signed and titled by Bellows and also plate signed. In 1904 George Bellows left his hometown in Ohio to study at the New York School of Art under Robert Henri, becoming involved with Henri's "The Eight" as well as the Ashcan School.

Drawing

Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.