William Sharp
1900-1961, Austrian/American

Don Quixote
1900-1961, Austrian/American

Etching, image size 5 x 9 inches, pencil signed l.r. "Wm Sharp". Sharp was born in Austria where he attended the Academy for Arts and Industry. His early career started with designing stain glass windows and painting murals but he quickly became involved with the anti-Hitler movement and created political cartoons against it. He used a pseudonym but was found out and was to be sent to a concentration camp but escaped to the US in 1934. He was a longtime contributor to The New York Times Magazine and The New York Post.


Spring, Ponte Landolfo, Italy
20th c., American

Watercolor, 20 x 23 in., signed lower right


Evening Row
1864-1919, American

Etching, image size 8 7/16 x 21 7/8 inches, pub. 1888 by Fishel, Adler & Schwaltz, New York, plate signed l.l., "Mielatz", pencil signed l.r., "Chas F.W. Mielatz". remarque l.l. of a group of violets.


Christmas Card 1932
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and colored pencil drawing, 1932, image size 8 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches.