George Cope
1855-1929, American


Returning Home, A herdsman and his flock
1775-1862, British

Watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower left, 1807, 20 x 27 inches


Ducks Alighting
1862-1951, American

A 1921 etching by the artist Frank Benson measuring 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches, pencil signed, cat: Ordeman-207, edition of 369, plate made for the Brooklyn Society of Etchers for distribution among its associate members. Frank Benson was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston. In 1912, at the age of 50, Benson began his etchings and drypoints, mainly of wild fowl which he depicted with expressive lines and rich toning that exquisitely captured the life and energy of the wild birds.


1872- c.1950, American

A fine sketch by Dexter Dawes measuring 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches on medium weight drawing paper. A small unfinished sketch of trees is on the reverse. Dawes spent many summers in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.