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

White Mountain School Landscape
19th Century, American

A beautiful White Mountain School landscape, c. 1880, oil on canvas, unsigned, in the style of Benjamin Champney. The canvas measures 36 x 22 inches and is housed in a period walnut frame.

Print

Aeneas Carrying His Father
1640-1703, European

Engraving after Dominicani, image size: 13 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches, sheet size: 17 1/8 x 11 3/8 inches, Fogg Museum Provenance, J W Randall collection # 4020

Drawing

Ramshackle House
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 12 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches