George Nelson
1887 - 1978, American

Evening Landscape in Winter
1887 - 1978, American

Plate initialed in the lower right, pencil signed in the lower right. Print 13 in an edition of 50. Plate measures 8 x 6 1/4 inches on 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch wove type paper. C. 1942. This is a finely detailed lithograph, with subtle use of shadows that convey moonlight in this quintessential New England scene.

Painting

The Homestead
1848-1923, American

William Preston Phelps was a plein air painter. In 1876, he travelled to Europe and began studying at the Royal Academy of Art in Munich. He later moved to New York and then back to Europe with his friend William Meritt Chase.

Framed oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches. Signed in the lower left. The subject is likely his family homestead in Chesham, New Hampshire.

Print

City View with Bridge
1896-1981, American

Lithograph, image size 23 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches, trimmed to the plate, pencil signed

Drawing

Harlem Revival
1905-1963, American

Pencil and graphite on drawing board, image size 13 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression, and was a member of the WPA.