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Painting

Incredible British Tonalist Landscape
1820-1845, Active, British

Oil on canvas, 16 x 24 inches, signed and dated 1851 lower right. Although initially known for his sporting scenes his work really excels in his atmospheric landscapes. The powerful light of the sunset reflecting off the dark, rugged landscape suggests qualities similar to Joseph M.W. Turner, the father of British Romanticism. The human in this scene is of small consequence compared to the majestic beauty surrounding her. Jones exhibited work at the British Institute, The Royal Academy and the Royal Society of British Artists.

Print

Triad
1862-1928, American

This 1913, early trial proof, by the American artist, Arthur Bowen Davies, measures 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches, cat: Czestochowski 46, stamped estate signature, drypoint on zinc, printed by Frederick J. Reynolds, edition of 10(?). Davies was known for his unique decorative style, often visualized in a fantasy world of female figures. One of the most respected and successful American artists, he was a member of the "Eight" and was the principal organizer of the 1913 Armory Show. Label with artist provenance included.

Drawing

Monadnock Nursery Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

A pencil sketch for "The Monadnock Nursery" by Dexter Dawes measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches on lightweight paper.