Paul Saling
1876-1936, American

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.

Painting

Miniature Portrait of a Young Woman
active 1799-1801, French

Watercolor on ivory, sight size 2 3/8 x 2 inches, oval, c. 1800, signed "LeBrun", in the original frame.

Print

At the Well
1831-1858, English

Etching, 1876, image size 5 3/4 x 9 15/16 inches, plate signed

Drawing

A Village on the Somme
1876-1953, Scottish

This drawing by Muirhead Bone of the French countryside measures 7 3/8 x 11 inches. It is done in graphite and sepia ink on paper, pencil signed "Bone" on the l.r. and comes with its original label. Muirhead Bone was a Scottish artist and an important figure known for his atmospheric, finely detailed landscapes, cityscapes and images of WWI.