J. Watson Davis
1870-1959, American

1870-1959, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches, signed l.r. "J. Watson Davis", publishers remarks are below image in pencil(not seen) and are taken from Henry David Thoreau's book "Walden" from the chapter "The Bean field" and read "I cherish them, I hoe them (early and late), I have an eye to them (and this is my) days work".


At Bellerive, Lake Geneva
1826-1910, Swiss

This is a very fine painting of a man and his dog fishing in Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Oil on canvas, 18 x 26 inches, c. 1880, signed in the lower left corner, in an ornate period gilt frame, most likely the original. Another very similar painting by Vuagnat of the same location is in the collection of the Victoria Museum, Melbourne, Australia.


19th century, European

Etching, image size6 7/8 x 5 3/8 inches, plate signed "JB"


Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing with two images, image sizes 4 3/8 x 5 and 5 x 6 1/8 inches.