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

Fishing in a Mountain Stream
1828-1911, German

This is a beautiful mountain landscape by German artist Julius Rose. Oil on canvas, 8 3/8 x 12 1/2 inches, c. 1890s, in a period gilt frame, with a label with illegible title on the back. Rose studied at the Dresden Academy under Hummer and exhibited at the Paris Salon. He was known for his landscapes of the Bavarian Alps and Norwegian fjords.

Print

Snowy Landscape
1864-1919, American

This etching by Charles Mielatz measures 3 x 4 1/2 inches. Created in 1907, it is plate signed and dated and also pencil signed on the lower margin. Mielatz was born in Germany in 1864. After arriving in the US he attended the Chicago School of Design. Meilatz studied different artistic mediums but after an introduction to etching by J.J. Callahan he came to love the etching process and devoted his time exclusively to it. For fifteen years he was the chief Instructor in etching at the National Academy of Design in NY.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1940
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, 1940, image size 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches.