Percy Grassby
1882-1973, American

A New England Church
1882-1973, American

Chiaroscuro wood engraving with colors, image size 7 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches, c. 1940, plate signed.

Painting

Early Morning on the High Seas
1879-1967, American

This remarkable oil on canvas was painted by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith, c. 1930. The canvas measures 30 x 36 inches, and is signed in the lower right corner, in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C. Tarbell, then at the Art Students League of New York.

Print

Rue des Rosiers Montmartre
1839-1924, French

Etching, image size 6 1/4 x 9 1/2", plate signed C. Beauverie

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.