John Edward Costigan
1888-1972, American

Jackie
1888-1972, American

Etching and drypoint, image size 10 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, published by Associated American Artists in 1939, edition of 250, on wove paper, pencil signed and titled, publishers label with provenance. This image is illustrated in Thomas Cravens, "A Treasury of American Prints". Costigan chose the common man as subject matter in many of his works. His young son Jackie is portrayed in this personal and heartwarming image, perhaps tired after a long day of haying.


Profile of Susy
1888-1972, American

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 11 13/16", pencil signed, N.A.


Figures in the Field
1888-1972, American

Etching, 5/50, image size 8 7/8 x 13 15/16", pencil signed, N.A.


Mother and Child
1888-1972, American

Etching, image size 17 x 13 7/8 inches, 1957, ed. of 25, pencil signed and numbered. The gallery has two impressions of this print, 6/25 and 16/25.


Three Fishermen
1888-1972, American

Etching, image size 9 x 11 3/4 inches, pencil signed


Rosella and Danny
1888-1972, American

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, pencil signed


Fall Plowing
1888-1972, American

Etching, 1949, image size 81/4 x 12 3/4 inches, AAA edition of 250, signed and titled in pencil

Painting

Summer Light
1872- c.1950, American

This watercolor of two crab apple trees by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 16 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1948. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.

Print

Country Town
20th C.

woodblock print, 9 1/4X8,p/s

Drawing

Treetops
1872- c.1950, American

A fine sketch by Dexter Dawes measuring 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches on medium weight drawing paper. A small unfinished sketch of trees is on the reverse. Dawes spent many summers in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.