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.

Painting

Mountain Landscape
1875-1947, American

Oil on canvas, 17 x 21 inches, possibly a view of Monadnock, dated 1910, signed lower left.
Hammond studied under Charles H. Woodbury and was a member of the Rockport Art Association among others.

Print

Les Mendiants Anglais
1837-1911, French

Etching, image size 5 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches, 1875, Bliss #85, plate signed l.r. "A. Legros".

Drawing

Pastoral Scene

Ink and wash, image size 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches, inscribed on reverse "J. Bosch 1773 in de manier van N. Berchem met stoffazie na A.v.d.Velde" (In the manner of Nicolae Berchem [Dutch, 1620-1683] and Adriaen van de Velde [Dutch, 1636-1672]), framed.