Thomas Nast
1840 - 1902, American

Jewels Among Swine
1840 - 1902, American

Wood Engraving, image size 14 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, 1874, published in Harper's Weekly, June 13, 1874, plate signed l.r. "Th: Nast.", one of Nast's many satirical cartoons, this one about the incompetence of the Cincinnati Police Department.


The Cardinal's Hat
1840 - 1902, American

Wood Engraving, image size 13 1/2 x 9 inches, 1874, published in Harper's Weekly, plate signed l.r. "Th. Nast", printed l.c. "WHO OUGHT TO HAVE THE CARDINAL'S HAT IN AMERICA?"

Painting

Landscape with Thatched Cottage
1851-, Denmark

Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches

Print

Plaza Scene
1881-1962, Austrian

Etching, image size 5 x 7 3/4 inches, pencil signed l.r. "Luigi Kasimir".

Drawing

The Old Peep Toad Mill
1854-1934, American

Watercolor on paper adhered to mat board, 8 x 10 1/4 inches, signed on the back and inscribed "Old Peep Toad Mill / North S[cit]uate, RI / Aug. 5, 1914." The town name is hard to make out, but there is an old Peep Toad Mill in East Killingly, Connecticut, not far from the Rhode Island state line. Hays had a studio in Providence, RI, and is known for painting bucolic subjects.