Frederick Burridge
1879-1954, French

A Dancing Sky
1879-1954, French

Plate signed and titled. Printed on watermarked laid-type paper, 8 x 10 inches. Burridge studied at the Royal College of Art under Frank Short from 1857 to 1945. He then taught as Head of Liverpool School of Art, 1897-1905, and as Principal of the Liverpool City School of Art, 1905-12, before returning to London as Principal of the Central School of Arts and Crafts, 1912-30. He produced etchings and mezzotints of landscapes and coastal scenes often featuring low horizons and dramatic, stormy skies.

Painting

Returning Home, A herdsman and his flock
1775-1862, British

Watercolor on paper, signed and dated lower left, 1807, 20 x 27 inches

Print

Veduta dell'Intero dell'Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo
1720-1778, Italian

An original etching by Piranesi from his 'Vedute di Roma' series, this image measures 17 7/8 x 27 1/4 inches, state V/V, 1766, cat: Hind-78. From the 'Regia Calcographia' edition c. 1870s, with the blindstamp in the lower right corner. Piranesi was an Italian artist and designer, best known for his series of etchings of Ancient Roman ruins, the "Vedute di Roma". These striking, monumental images of the ancient grandeur of the Roman Empire provided inspiration for many of the artists of the Neoclassical movement in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Drawing

An Old Bridge
1846-1938, American

This two sided drawing by Stephen Parrish measures 6 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches. Done in black ink, c. 1890, with a Maxfield Parrish Jr. family stamp on the lower right and upper left in black ink. Another drawing of a homestead with split rail fence, possibly his own, in on the reverse.