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James McArdell
1728-1765, British

Portrait of Hannah Horneck
1728-1765, British

Mezzotint by James McArdell after the painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds, image size 10 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, c. 1759, with lettering below image, "J Reynolds Pinx" and J McArdell fecit". The lower margin is trimmed just below the artist's names.

Painting

Self Portrait
1899-1992, American

Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 inches, 1942, signed and dated, in a fine period frame, very likely the original. A member of the Rockport Art Association, Mildred Jones is included in the Association's 1940 publication, with the following brief biography, "Born in Scranton, Pa. Studied at Philadelphia and at Paris Academies under Henri Royer. Since her marriage, has worked in London, New York, Boston and Rockport, where concentrating on portraiture, she studied with the late Maurice Compris. Has recently exhibited in the Rockport, North Shore, and Boston Art Club Galleries."

Print

A Difficult Task
b. 1834, French

Etching after A. Moradei, image size 7 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches, copyright 1887 by Gebbie & Co., plate signed

Drawing

White Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 21 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches and is dated "July 7, 1929" on the lower margin. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club