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

Fall Landscape with Sheep
1848-1923, American

A great New Hampshire landscape by William Preston Phelps, this painting measures 16 x 24 inches, oil on canvas, c. 1900, signed in the lower right corner, in a beautiful modern gilt frame. Known as the "Painter of Monadnock", Phelps lived most of his life in Dublin and Chesham, NH, with the exception of several years he spent studying art in Europe. He painted many scenes of the area landscape of farms, fields and forests, most of which were set against the backdrop of the majestic Mount Monadnock.

Print

Corbel of the Gate House, Stokesay Castle
1887-1953, American

Etching, sight size 3 x 1 9/16 inches, 1944, Fletcher #383, French Church Series, edition of 71, Charles S. White, printer, Miniature Series #35, pencil signed and dated by the artist l.r. with annotated "II" l.l., artist seal l.r, framed, AAA label on back. (M)

Drawing

Ebb Tide
20th Century, American

Watercolor on paper, sight size 13 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1960s, signed in the lower right corner, in the original silver metal frame with the artist's stamp on the back. Wotiz graduated from Brown University and became known for her oils and watercolors of the New England landscape and shoreline. She was a member of the North Shore Arts Association, the Concord Art Association and the Western Maine Art Group. (M)