Frederick Halpern
1909-?, Australian

Le Bauderillero
1909-?, Australian

This early 1920's etching by Frederick Halpern measures 8 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches, pencil signed, titled and numbered 8/25 with remarques on the lower margin of bullfighting scenes. Frederick Halpern was a well travelled 20th century artist, who studied painting and printmaking techniques in both Vienna and Paris, Egypt and Africa.


The Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem
1909-?, Australian

This is a bustling Middle Eastern street scene with a remarque of horses running in the desert along the lower edge of the image. Etching, image size 10 1/8 x 7 5/8 inches, c. 1940, edition of 25, pencil signed and numbered.

Painting

Russian Soldier on a Horse
$14500.00
1882-1967, Russian/American

A wonderful painting by the "father of Russian Futurism", David Burliuk. Oil on canvas board, 13 x 13 inches, framed, signed on the lower left. Painted with heavy impasto brushwork. Burliuk studied at the Royal Academy in Munich and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In his most active period he participated in many important avant-garde exhibitions in Kyiv, Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Munich. The appearance of the Futurists, as they called themselves, liked to wear gaudy waistcoats, sometimes painted animals on their faces, and wore wooden spoons in their lapels.

Print

Empire State Building Through the Trees
1872- c.1950, American

This Dexter Dawes lithograph of the New York skyline from across the Hudson measures 14 x 17 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 1940
1872- c.1950, American

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