Thomas Cole
1801-1848, American

The Voyage of Life - Old Age
1801-1848, American

This engraving by James Smillie measures 15 x 22 3/4 inches. Created after four paintings by Hudson River School founder Thomas Cole, this early lettered proof impression, published in Boston by L.A. Elliot, reads, "From the original Painting by Thomas Cole, in the possession of Rev.d Gorham D. Abbott, Spingler Institute, New York", under the title on the lower margin. Also included on the lower margin is a poem by J.H. Daniels. In 1842 Thomas Cole did a series of paintings that represented an allegory for the four stages of life; childhood, youth, manhood, and old age.

Painting

Rockport Harbor
1897-1970, American

Oil on board painting of Rockport Harbor, circa 1940. The image measures 12X16 inches, signed A.R. Herrick lower right, framed, excellent condition

Print

A Derelict Timber Bridge
20th Century, British

Etching printed in 1929 on wove-type paper made in England, plate initialed in the lower left corner, pencil signed, titled, and editioned. Print 6 of an edition of 50. Image measures 10 1/2 x 14 12 on 13 1/2 x 18 1/4 paper.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1948
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1948, image size 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches.