Thomas W. Nason
1889-1971, New England

District School House
1889-1971, New England

Wood engraving from 1942. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right. Edition of 250. Image measures 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches on 9 x 12 inch wove type paper. An incredibly sharp, bright print. Nason captures the light in this image perfectly. Catalog: BPL 333. Published by the Associated American Artists, New York.


Midsummer 1942
1889-1971, New England

Edition of 300. Pencil signed in the lower right and dated 1942. For the Marblehead Arts Association.
Catalog: BPL 330. Image measures 5 x 8 inches on 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch thin cream wove type paper. A sharply detailed print with strong contrast.


Twin Brooks
1889-1971, New England

Pencil signed, titled, and dated "1943". Edition of 60. Catalog: BPL 363. Plate measures 6 x 10 inches on 9 x 12 inch wove type paper. This print has lovely contrast and exquisite detail, displaying his incredible skill with the smallest of lines: observe the tiny crosshatching in the shadows on the far left of the house.


Eggmoggin Reach
1889-1971, New England

This 1940 chiaroscuro wood engraving by the American artist Thomas Nason measures 6 x 10 inches, pencil signed and dated, in an edition of 250, two blocks; black and gray, for Associated American Artists, cat: BPL-300. Known as the "Poet Engraver of New England", Nason was a prolific artist who specialized in incredibly detailed, atmospheric wood engravings of the New England landscape.


Amston Pond
1889-1971, New England

An atmospheric original engraving on copper, image size 6 7/8 x 10 5/8 inches, 1947, cat: BPL-424, published by the Society of Print Connoisseurs with the blind stamp and the original label, pencil signed "TW Nason imp", the 'imp' indicating that Nason printed this impression himself.


Haystacks
1889-1971, New England

This 1949 wood engraving by Thomas Nason measures 6 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches, pencil signed and dated in an edition of 350 for Associated American Artists, cat. BPL-462. Known as the "Poet Engraver of New England", Nason was a prolific artist who specialized in incredibly detailed, atmospheric wood engravings of the New England landscape.


Midsummer
1889-1971, New England

This limited edition print by the master printmaker Thomas Nason measures 6 x 9 1/16 inches and is pencil signed and dated, cat: BPL-521, in an edition of 450 for Associated American Artists, 1954. AAA label included with artist provenance. Known as the "Poet Engraver of New England", Nason was a prolific artist who specialized in incredibly detailed, atmospheric wood engravings of the New England landscape.

Painting

Landscape with Grazing Cattle
1848-1923, American

12 x 18 inch oil on canvas painting of cows grazing in a sunlit field, with Mount Monadnock in the background. Framed in a beautiful 17 1/2 x 23 1/4 inch gold frame. Signed in the lower right, "W.P. Phelps."

Print

Monument Way
1881-1939, American

This 1929 etching by the American artist Hopper Emory measures 9 7/8 x 6 1/8 inches and is pencil signed.

Drawing

Ebb Tide
20th Century, American

Watercolor on paper, sight size 13 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1960s, signed in the lower right corner, in the original silver metal frame with the artist's stamp on the back. Wotiz graduated from Brown University and became known for her oils and watercolors of the New England landscape and shoreline. She was a member of the North Shore Arts Association, the Concord Art Association and the Western Maine Art Group. (M)