William Gropper
1897-1977, American

Diogenes
1897-1977, American

Original stone and pencil signed lithograph. Print measures 9 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches on 12 x 16 paper. The print depicts Diogenes the Cynic, a Greek philosopher.


Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho
1897-1977, American

Lithograph by the American painter, lithographer, and muralist, William Gropper, measuring 14 3/8 x 10 inches, pencil signed. At the young age of 13, Gropper's artistic talents were apparent. He entered the Ferrer School studying under George Bellows and Robert Henri, then went on to attend the National Academy of Design and the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. AAA label included.

Painting

Setting Sail, Early Morning
1850-1921, American

Oil on canvas, 12 x 20 inches, 1881, signed and dated, in a period gilt frame. As a young man, Johnson was a sailor and one of only twelve survivors aboard a ship that caught fire and sank of the coast of South Africa. He returned to his native Boston, Massachusetts, and studied art with marine painter William E. Norton. Johnson went on to become very well known for his nautical and marine paintings in the later part of the 19th century.

Print

An Egyptian Mirror
1865-1945, British

This is a very fine etching by noted British artist D. Y. Cameron, titled "An Egyptian Mirror." The image size is 11 7/ x 6 7/8 inches, it was created in 1909 and is number 408 in the Rinder catalog, pencil signed. Sir David Cameron was considered one of the greatest British etchers of the early 20th century. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland and began studying art at the Glasgow Art School before moving on to the Edinburgh School of Art. He was a member of the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers, the Royal Society of Painters in Water-Colours, and the Royal Scottish Academy.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1940
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, 1940, image size 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches.