Oscar Edward Cesare
1885-1948, American

On the Wings of the Morning - May 21, 1927
1885-1948, American

Etching, image size: 9 3/4 x 12 13/16, pencil signed and titled

Painting

Portrait of a Young Girl
1818-1882, American

This is an incredibly lifelike original portrait by American artist Thomas Le Clear. Oil on canvas, 24 x 20 inches, sight size 21 x 17 inch oval, c. 1865, signed, in an ornate period gilt frame. Thomas Le Clear began painting as a child, selling his first painting at the age of 12. He was primarily self-taught, although he did study for a time with Henry Inman in New York City. Le Clear became a very well regarded artist known for his portraits and genre scenes and painted portraits of many important figures of his time, including Ulysses S. Grant, John Bell, and William Cullen Bryant.

Print

Portrait of Mrs Siddons
1852 - 1931, American

Wood Engraving, image size 6 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches, plate dated 1899, after a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence, Edition of 150, printed by JC Bauer in NY in 1902, pencil signed

Drawing

Rocky Outcropping
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes done on a heavy weight paper. It measures 7 5/8 x 11 inches. 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 paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.