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

Locked In
1830-1902, German

A lovely oil on canvas depicting children playing war games. Unsigned, canvas size measures 10 x 7 7/8 inches and is housed in a period gilt frame measuring 13 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches.

Print

Sotto Portica Molin, Venice
1874-1947, French

This 1922 etching by Edgar Chahine measures 7 5/8 x 10 1/2 inches, pencil signed, numbered 36/100, and titled. Chahine studied at the Academia Di Belle Arti in Venice and then at the Academy Julien in Paris. He was a very well respected artist of the ‘Belle Epoch’ era, winning many awards and honors for his work, including a gold medal at the Paris Salon. However his prints and paintings are hard to find as many of them were destroyed in a fire at his studio in 1926 or in a later flood in 1942.

Drawing

Treetops
1872- c.1950, American

A fine sketch by Dexter Dawes measuring 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches on medium weight drawing paper. A small unfinished sketch of trees is on the reverse. Dawes spent many summers in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.