Max Pollak
1886-1970, Austrian/American

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1886-1970, Austrian/American

A very fine original etching in colors by Max Pollak, image size 11 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches, c. 1930, from a small edition of 60 impressions, pencil signed, titled and numbered. Max Pollak was grew up in Vienna, Austria and attended the Vienna Academy of Art where he studied with portrait artist Fernand Schmutzer. Pollack became well known for his portraits and his etchings, and in 1910 won the Prix de Rome. After serving in the Austrian Army during WWI, Pollak lived for a time in Paris where he painted portraits of several notable actors and dancers of the time.

Painting

At the Well, Brittany
1831-1915, American

This is a very fine original painting by American artist Enoch Wood Perry Jr. Oil on board, 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 1894, signed and dated in the lower right corner, titled on the back, in a beautiful Eastlake period frame. Born in Boston, Perry grew up in New Orleans and as a young man studied art in Germany and in France with Thomas Couture. In 1854 Perry returned to the United States and traveled West where he painted for several years with Albert Bierstandt.

Print

Morning on the Riverbank
1822-1894, American

Etching, image size 10 3/4 x 16 3/8 inches, pub 1885, plate signed and dated with an additional pencil signature by the artist. Landscape depicting a small town and church steeple nestled among the trees with a slow moving river in the foreground.

Drawing

Monadnock Nursery Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

A pencil sketch for "The Monadnock Nursery" by Dexter Dawes measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches on lightweight paper.