Mary J Coulter
1880-1966, American

Mt Shasta Above the Pines
1880-1966, American

A richly inked original etching of Mt Shasta in the northern California Cascade Range, this image measures 5 7/8 x 8 inches, c. 1920s, it is pencil signed and titled and inscribed in blue ink. Mary Coulter was a student of Duvanek at the Cincinatti Art Academy, then the Art Institute of Chicago. She went on to work at the Art Institute of Chicago as the Curator of Prints and was the Assistant Director of the San Diego Fine Arts Gallery. She became known for her fine landscapes of both west and east coast scenes, and showed her work in many exhibitions worldwide.

Painting

Cabin by the Fjord
1842-1914, Norwegian

This is an incredibly detailed, atmospheric Norwegian landscape of a small cabin at the edge of a fjord, the distant hills fading into a soft morning mist. It is painted in oil on panel, 11 x 16 inches, 1871, clearly signed "A Rasmussen 71" in the lower right corner, in an ornate period gilt frame.

Print

Wall Street
1885-1952?, American

Etching, image size 14 x 8 3/4 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.