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Painting

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.

Print

A Merry X Mas

Etching, plate size: 4 13/16 x 6 3/8 inches, Published in English Etchings part 7, initialed in plate "S.H.B", blind stamp lower left

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".