This early 20th century etching by the American artist Robert Hogg Nisbet measures 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. Nisbet's artistic talents were apparent at an early age, enrolled in the Rhode Island School of Design at age 8. With some schooling in NY and time abroad, he later taught at Brown University. Among his many accomplishments were several etching awards, and the National Arts Club prize. Near the end of his life he settled in Kent, Conn where he founded the Kent Art Association.
A fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes done on a heavy weight paper. It measures 7 5/8 x 11 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.