Prentiss Taylor
1907-1991, American

Women's Club Carnival
1907-1991, American

A whimsical scene by Prentiss Taylor created in 1950. It is pencil signed, dated, numbered and titled on the lower margin. Taylor was an illustrator, lithographer and painter studying at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and then at the Arts Student League in NYC. In the 1930's he fell in love with lithography and concentrated on that medium for the remainder of his life. He depicted realistic and narrative scenes reflecting his personal interest in music, architecture, religion and social justice.

Painting

The Road Home
1829-1913, Canadian/American

Oil on panel, 9 x 11 inches, 1874, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. This is a wonderful tonalist view of a horse drawn hay wagon bound for home in the bleak cold of winter. This painting is by well known Canadian painter Francois B. De Blois. His formal art education includes studies in Europe under Charles-François Daubigny, probably in Paris or Auvers sur Oise a suburb to the north of Paris; and under Vincenzo Marinelli in Naples, Italy.

Print

The Blind Musician and His Family
1901-1981, American

Lithograph, image size 9 3/4 x 7 1/8 inches, c. 1940, plate signed.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1941
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and pencil drawing, 1941, image size 10 7/8 x 7 inches.