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

St. Nicholas Church
19th century

Ink Wash, image size 6 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 1774, information written on lower edge "Rodmel" and "Iford Oct. 17th, 1774.

Print

Magdeleine de Lamoignon
1640 - 1707, French

Engraving, image size 16 1/4 x 12 1/8 inches, engraved in plate l.r. "Edelinck Sculp. C.P.R." and "de Seve pinxit" l.l.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1953
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1953, image size 10 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches.