Alfred Vickers
1786-1868, English

Farmers Cottage
1786-1868, English

This 1862 oil on canvas by the British artist Alfred Vickers measures 11 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches, signed and dated l.l., housed in original frame, partial European label on back. Born in London, Vickers was a self-taught landscape painter, who exhibited at the British Institute and the Royal Academy.

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
1862-1946, Italian/American

This is a sweetly intimate portrait of a young woman, oil on board, 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, c. 1920, signed lower right, framed. John Califano grew up in Italy and began showing his work as a young man, winning a gold medal in Naples, Italy. In 1881 he emigrated to the United States where he lived for several years in Chicago before settling in California. He was known for his California landscapes as well as portraits and genre scenes and showed his work at the National Academy of Design, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Print

A Tuscan Farm
1876-1953, Scottish

A beautiful Tuscan landscape, the image size of this etching is 5 1/2 x 4 inches, published in 1912, pencil signed. Muirhead Bone was a Scottish artist and an important figure in the British printmaking revival of the early 20th century. He was known for his atmospheric, finely detailed landscapes, cityscapes and images of WWI.

Drawing

Landscape Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

Dexter Dawes drawing of Mt. Monadnock with trees in the foreground. Also, start of sketch on reverse.