A beautiful mountain scene by Arthur Herrick measures 16 x 24 inches, oil on board. The artist's estate stamp in on the backing. Herrick lived in Westmoreland, NH and painted many of the surrounding landscapes. Arthur Herrick studied at The New School of Design in Boston and was an illustrator and designer before taking up painting. Many of his scenes are of Rockport, Gloucester and the North Shore of Boston as well as the snow covered mountains of New Hampshire.
An early etching by Gene Kloss, this is a very richly inked scene of boats moored on the quiet harbor waters of San Francisco Bay. The image size is 9 x 10 inches, published in 1935 in a small edition of 75, pencil signed, titled and numbered. Gene Kloss was born in California as Alice Geneva Glasier, changing her name when she married the poet, Phillip Kloss in 1925. On their honeymoon, the Kloss's traveled to and fell in love with Taos, New Mexico.
"Summer Meadow" by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 9 inches. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.