Alexander Brook
1898-1980, American

Girl With Scarf
1898-1980, American

This original lithograph by Alexander Brook measures 8 x 6 inches and is pencil signed on the l.r. Brook was mainly a landscape, still life and studio nude artist. He painted in the Realist tradition. In 1930 one of his oils won him 2nd prize to Picasso's 1st prize at the Carnegie International exhibition. At the early age of 17 he enrolled in the Art Students League and became friends with many of his fellow art students, including Raphael Soyer and eventually married the well known artist, Peggy Bacon.


Woman Dressing
1898-1980, American

8 1/4X7 1/4",pencil signed,D

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
1838-1924, Hungarian

This is a remarkable portrait by Hungarian artist Ignaz Frankel Ingomar. Oil on canvas, 21 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches, 1908, signed and dated in the lower left corner, the original heavy rosewood frame. Born in Budapest, Ingomar studied art in Pest, Vienna and Antwerp, then settled in Paris where he lived for over 30 years. He was known for his classically styled portraits, which he exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon. In 1895 he returned to Hungary, showing his work at the Salon Nemzeti in 1908.

Print

St. Luke
1657-1746, European

Engraving after Zampeire, from the fresco in the church of St. Andrew della Valle at Rome, image size 22 3/4 x 17 1/2 inches, plate size 24 3/8 x 17 3/4 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, JW Randall Collection #2528, framed

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.