Mizuno Toshikata
1866-1908, Japanese

Escape on a Boat
1866-1908, Japanese

This c. 1894 color woodblock print by Mizuno Toshikata measures 13 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches, signed and sealed by the artist, also publishers seal, Sekiguchi Masajiro, on l.l. This Oban Triptych is one of Toshikata's war prints, depicting a soldier escaping the enemy by boat during the Sino-Japanese War.

Painting

The Homestead
1848-1923, American

William Preston Phelps was a plein air painter. In 1876, he travelled to Europe and began studying at the Royal Academy of Art in Munich. He later moved to New York and then back to Europe with his friend William Meritt Chase.

Framed oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches. Signed in the lower left. The subject is likely his family homestead in Chesham, New Hampshire.

Print

Profile of a Man
1896-1965, American

Wood Engraving, image size 5 x 3 inches, unsigned early proof not found in the catalogue of the Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass.

Drawing

Maple in Winter
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil sketch by Dexter Dawes measures 8 7/8 x 6 inches on lightweight drawing paper.