Katsushika Hokusai
1760-1845, Japanese

The Great Wave
1760-1845, Japanese

"The Great Wave" by Hokusai measures 9 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches. An early restrike, it has some worm damage and water stain. This is the first print in his series "Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji" and his most famous work, one of the most recognized works of Japanese art in the world.

Painting

Fall Landscape with Sheep
1848-1923, American

A great New Hampshire landscape by William Preston Phelps, this painting measures 16 x 24 inches, oil on canvas, c. 1900, signed in the lower right corner, in a beautiful modern gilt frame. Known as the "Painter of Monadnock", Phelps lived most of his life in Dublin and Chesham, NH, with the exception of several years he spent studying art in Europe. He painted many scenes of the area landscape of farms, fields and forests, most of which were set against the backdrop of the majestic Mount Monadnock.

Print

New Growth
20th Century, American

Etching, image size 7 x 4 1/2 inches, pencil signed

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.