Walter Dubois Richards
1907-2006, American

Landscape with Tree
1907-2006, American

Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate measures 11 1/4 x 15 inches on 16 x 20 1/4 inch wove type paper. This is a very dramatic lithograph with strong contrast and good plate toning.


Evening
1907-2006, American

An interesting wood engraving by Walter Richards measuring 4 3/4 x 6 5/8 inches, pencil signed, c. 1935. Richards was an illustrator, painter and printmaker, studying with Stow Wengenroth in Maine. Richards was known for his images of industrious rural scenes and his use of strong, dramatic lights and darks.

Painting

Summer Harvest in the Hague
1866-1949, Dutch

A lovely scene of the Dutch countryside during summer harvest by Berend Adrianus Bongers. The painting size is 14 3/4 x 28 3/4 inches and is housed in a period frame measuring 25 1/2 x 39 inches. Signed by the artist on the lower right with a date of "1906" found on the back of the frame. Bongers was a "Delft" master and painted in the manner of the "Hague School" where views of domestic life and its daily activities were often painted. Educated at the Academy of Art in The Hague, he painted landscapes, portraits, genre scenes and still lifes.

Print

Portrait of Norbert Goeneutte
1823-1902, French

This 1876 etching of the French artist, Norbert Goeneutte, by Marcellin Desboutin measures 8 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches. Part of a drypoint series of sketches Desboutin did of his close friends.

Drawing

Study of Greek Statue

This early European drawing in red crayon, c. 1600, is unidentified. It has a watermark of a fleur de lis with a "M" above it. The sheet size measures 14 3/4 x 10 inches.