Theresa Ferber Bernstein
1890-2002, American

Study of Geese and Ducks
1890-2002, American

Etching, image size 6 x 4 5/8 inches, pencil signed l.r. "Bernstein" and inscribed as "Bill McDuff" in the plate l.l.

Painting

The Old Mill
1833-1894, American

This is a lush, finely detailed landscape by Henry W. Kemper, painted in 1865, signed and dated on the lower left corner. Oil on canvas, 16 x 14 inches, in the original period gilt frame. Kemper paints a very peaceful image of this long forgotten mill. In this verdant summer scene, a traveler approaches the mill from the darkness of the forest just as the sun peeks through passing storm clouds.

Print

Telegraph Hill Wharves and Goats
1894-1979, American

A very fine etching of the hills above San Francisco Bay by John Winkler. Created in 1919, it measures 6 x 8 1/2 inches, is pencil signed and printed in an edition of 35. Winkler did a series of etchings portraying everyday life in the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

Drawing

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.