Jules Laurens
1825-1901, French

Study of a Duck
1825-1901, French

Lithograph, image size 11 x 14 inches, after Bonheur, plate signed l.r. "J. Laurens lith" and "J. Peyrol Bonheur del" l.l., publisher, plate number and publisher seal l.c.

Painting

Monadnock  View
1872- c.1950, American

This hilltop view of Mt. Monadnock by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1932. 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.

Print

Athena
1727-1815, Italian, active in Britain

Engraving after G.B. Cipriani, image size: 11 x 9 inches

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".