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Painting

Path to the Shed
1835-1913, American

A verdant New England landscape by Massachusetts artist Edward Burrill, oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches, 1885, signed and dated in the lower left corner, framed. Edward Burrill was a Northshore artist known for his landscapes and coastal scenes. He worked out of a Boston studio for a time but was primarily based in Lynn, MA, and knew many of the important artists of the day, including John J. Enneking, Winslow Homer and Joseph Cole. He exhibited his work regularly at the Boston Art Club for many years, also showing his work at the Silas Barton Gallery and the Lynn Art Club.

Print

Takeda Katsuyori
1881-1962, Japan

Woodblock, image size 15 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches, after Sadanobu Hasegawa, from the Uchida Woodblock Printing Co., Kyoto, Japan depicting the samurai "Takeda Katsuyori" from the kabuki play "Honcho Nijushiko" which tells the story of two noble Japanese families caught in the middle of a murder scheme. Provenance on label adhered to back. Publishers seal and artist signature on u.r. and l.l.

Drawing

The Old Peep Toad Mill
1854-1934, American

Watercolor on paper adhered to mat board, 8 x 10 1/4 inches, signed on the back and inscribed "Old Peep Toad Mill / North S[cit]uate, RI / Aug. 5, 1914." The town name is hard to make out, but there is an old Peep Toad Mill in East Killingly, Connecticut, not far from the Rhode Island state line. Hays had a studio in Providence, RI, and is known for painting bucolic subjects.