Stevan Dohanos
1907-1994, American

West Quoddy Light
1907-1994, American

"West Quoddy Light" by the American artist Stevan Dohanos measures 10 x 8 inches, pencil signed and titled. Dohanos was an Ohio born commercial artist, illustrator and fine artist who first studied at the Cleveland School of Art and went on to illustrate for McCall's, the Saturday Evening Post and Esquire. His paintings and prints have been displayed in the Cleveland Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art and Dartmouth College.

Painting

Grazing Sheep at Dusk
1827-1884, French

Sheep grazing at the end of the day are featured in this oil on canvas by the French painter, Francois-Auguste Ortmans. Canvas size is 13 x 16 inches, signed and dated l.r., housed in a ornate gold frame, identified on a printed German label affixed to the stretcher also with a canvas stencil from Ancienne Maison Valle, Paris, on the reverse, and with a partial Parisian framemaker's label on the back of the frame.

Print

The Departure
1837-1931, German

Etching, image size: 5 1/4 x 7 1/8 inches, after P. Molyn

Drawing

Summer Light
1872- c.1950, American

This watercolor of two crab apple trees by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 16 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1948. 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.