Federico Castellon
1914-1971, Spanish-American

By the Arks
1914-1971, Spanish-American

This 1941 lithograph by the Spanish American artist, Federico Castellon, measures 9 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, NY. Primarily a self-taught artist who was heavily influenced by Dali, Picasso and Rouault. At 18, Castellon had his first solo show with the help of his mentor, Diego Rivera, who recognized the young man's talent. Throughout his career he was awarded two Guggenheim fellowships and participated in the Paris Exhibition of Spanish Artists that included Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, and Joan MirĂ³.


Waiting Women
1914-1971, Spanish-American

Lithograph, image size 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, 1950, LC 12, plate signed l.l. "Castellon" and pencil signed l.r. "Castellon", "The Society of Print Connoisseurs" blindstamp l.l., subscription print by The Society of Print Connoisseurs.


Memories
1914-1971, Spanish-American

Lithograph, image size 12 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches, pencil signed


Taos Tryst
1914-1971, Spanish-American

Lithograph, (c. 1942), pencil signed, image size 7 1/2x11 3/4

Painting

Mare and Foal

This is a very sweet painting of a mare and her foal in a European landscape. It is painted with oil on panel, panel size 6 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, frame size 13 1/2 x 14 inches, c. 1870s, with an indistinct signature in the lower left corner, part of which appears to have been rubbed off by the edge of the frame. This painting comes in a remarkable ornate period gilt frame.

Print

Old Willow, Ogunquit
1872- c.1950, American

This Dexter Dawes lithograph measures 11 x 13 5/8 inches. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.

Drawing

Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.