Thornton Oakley
1881-1953, American

Hog Island - II - Wet Basin - Hulls Afloat
1881-1953, American

A wonderful impression by the American artist Thornton Oakley measuring 20 x 14 1/2 inches, pencil signed by the printer, Bolton Brown, l.l., plate signed and pencil titled by the artist l.r., c. 1918. Graduating with a degree in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1902, Oakley then changed mediums and began studying illustration under Howard Pyle at the Brandywine School and became one of Pennsylvania's most accomplished illustrators, best known for his drawings of American industrial scenes.

Painting

Coastal View
1935 - ?, American

This original oil on canvas, c. 1950, by Robert Moskowitz mesures 12 x 16 inches. It is signed on the lower right and is framed. Moskowitz was heavily influenced by abstract expressionism and the work of Jasper Johns. Studying at the Pratt Institute of Art under Bradley Walker Tomlin and Adolph Gottlieb, he worked mainly in oils and pastels with architectural themes. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington.

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

Cypress Tree

Watercolor on chine colle. Image measures 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches in a 16 1/2 x 14 3/4 inch ornate gold frame. Unsigned.