Lake Thun, Switzerland
1872-1943, American

A beautiful watercolor with gouache by the Rhode Island artist Hezekiah Anthony Dyer, measuring 15 1/2 x 11 5/8 inches and signed on the l.l. Providence, Rhode Island label included. After extensively studying and traveling in Europe to refine his watercolor technique, Dyer returned to the US and entered the Rhode Island School of Design and eventually earned an Honorary Master of Arts Degree from Brown University. Known for his European landscapes and seascapes, Dyer was one of the founders of the Providence Watercolor Society.


Bibi Valentin
1834-1903, American

An original Whistler etching, "Bibi Valentin", created and printed in 1859, state II/II, cat: Kennedy-50. Edition probably fewer than 50, image measures 6 X 8 7/8 inches. Printed on a blue toned laid Japan paper. A very rich impression. Plate signed and dated lower left. One small flaw at the edge on the left side of the image, unobtrusive... (University of Glasgow quote) "The daughter of Valentin (fl. 1859)", posed for Whistler in Paris. This is one of two children's portraits done in 1859, with Bibi Lalouette [33].


White Birch
1872- c.1950, American

Pen and ink by Dexter Dawes measuring 7 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches. "White Birches H. Hill June 29 - 1915" written in the artist hand on the lower margin.