John Whetten Ehninger
1827-1889, American

Washington's First Interview with Mrs. Custis
1827-1889, American

Engraving by G. R. Hall after the painting by John W. Ehninger, image size 17 x 21 3/4 inches, c. 1860, titled, with both artist's names printed below the image.

Painting

A Rocky Coast
1876-1936, American

This is a very fine original seascape by American artist Paul Saling. Oil on masonite, 14 x 13 3/4 inches, c. 1930, signed, in a modern heavily gilded art deco style frame. Born in Germany, Saling emigrated to America through Ellis Island in 1893 at the age of 17. He was a successful decorator and artist first in New York City, then in Hartford, Connecticut. In the late 1920s, he moved to Lyme, Connecticut, the setting for many of his landscapes.

Print

Overland Trails to California
1940-, American

This wood engraving by Barry Moser is one of 25 from his "Gold Rush" series. Published in 1985 in an edition of 350, it measures 7 x 4 inches and is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin. This series portrayed gold mining activities from America, Africa and Australia. Moser, from Tennessee, became a graphic artist and printmaker studying under Leonard Baskin and Jack Coughlin.

Drawing

View of Monadnock from Roxbury
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil drawing of a distant view of Mt. Monadnock measures 4 x 13 3/8 inches. Done with a very fine hand, it suggests a bright, sunny summer day. The image is on a bi-fold sheet of medium weight paper with location info written in the artist's hand.