John Sartain
1808-1897, British

The Wicked Destroyed, At the End of the World, By Fire From Heaven
1808-1897, British

This rare engraving by John Sartain, after Da Cortona, measures 17 x 11 3/8 inches on heavy weight laid type paper. Part of a fresco painted by Da Cortona in the Duomo at Orvieto Cathedral in Italy. Published in London by William Young Ottley in May of 1825. Plate number at top right.


Christ Standing in the Clouds, Surrounded by  a Glory of Angels
1808-1897, British

This rare artist proof by John Sartain, after Forli, was published by William Young Ottley in Loudon, Sept 1, 1826. It measures 14 x 12 inches and is on medium weight paper. The images for this engraving were part of a paintng in fresco formerly in the Vault of the Church of S.S. Apostoli at Rome; and now preserved in the Palace at Monte-Cavallo. This information is printed on the lower margin with a plate number on the upper margin.

Painting

Heavy Surf at Sunset
1832-1895, American

This is a beautiful luminist style seascape by Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas, one of the preeminent marine and landscape painters of the 19th century. Oil on canvas, 24 x 40 inches, c. 1880, signed on the lower left, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born in Holland, De Haas studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and at The Hague. At 27 years old he immigrated to the US and opened a studio in NYC. He painted exquisite marine and landscape views, and was known for his masterful ability to capture the full range of light reflecting off a stormy surf or the moon reflecting off a calm sea.

Print

A Patriarch
1870-?, American

Etching, image size 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches, 1936, Associated American Artists edition, pencil signed and dated. Accompanied by the original AAA label.

Drawing

Treetops
1872- c.1950, American

A fine sketch by Dexter Dawes measuring 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches on medium weight drawing paper. A small unfinished sketch of trees is on the reverse. Dawes spent many summers in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.