Ivan Summers
1889-1964, American

Winter Sunlight
1889-1964, American

This etching by the American artist Ivan Summers measures 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled, edition of 50. Summers spent most of his life in the East living in Woodstock, NY where he was known for his landscape paintings and etchings. He was a WPA artist, a teacher and medical illustrator.

Painting

The Road Home
1829-1913, Canadian/American

Oil on panel, 9 x 11 inches, 1874, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. This is a wonderful tonalist view of a horse drawn hay wagon bound for home in the bleak cold of winter. This painting is by well known Canadian painter Francois B. De Blois. His formal art education includes studies in Europe under Charles-François Daubigny, probably in Paris or Auvers sur Oise a suburb to the north of Paris; and under Vincenzo Marinelli in Naples, Italy.

Print

By the Arks
1914-1971, Spanish-American

This 1941 lithograph by the Spanish American artist, Federico Castellon, measures 9 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, NY. Primarily a self-taught artist who was heavily influenced by Dali, Picasso and Rouault. At 18, Castellon had his first solo show with the help of his mentor, Diego Rivera, who recognized the young man's talent. Throughout his career he was awarded two Guggenheim fellowships and participated in the Paris Exhibition of Spanish Artists that included Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, and Joan Miró.

Drawing

Shaded View
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 8 3/8 x 11 inches, done on a gray, medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH, with its majestic views of Mt. Monadnock, where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.