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.


Portrait of a Young Woman
1862-1946, Italian/American

This is a sweetly intimate portrait of a young woman, oil on board, 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, c. 1920, signed lower right, framed. John Califano grew up in Italy and began showing his work as a young man, winning a gold medal in Naples, Italy. In 1881 he emigrated to the United States where he lived for several years in Chicago before settling in California. He was known for his California landscapes as well as portraits and genre scenes and showed his work at the National Academy of Design, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.


One Plus One Equals One

Etching, image size 10 5/8 x 7 3/8 inches, artist's proof, pencil titled, illegibly signed.


Christmas Card 1938
1872- c.1950, American

Two drawings, one in ink and colored pencil, the other in ink, 1938, image sizes 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches and 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches.