Gustave Courtois
19th C.

Painting

Cape Breton Island
1854-1946, Canadian

A beautiful watercolor by Hester Donne Kimber measuring 5 3/4 x 8 5/8 inches, signed l.r., framed, c. 1885. "Hetty" Kimber was born in England, where she lived until moving to Nova Scotia in 1881. She traveled to Cape Breton Island many times with a group of painters , studying the history of the island and painting its rugged landscape.

Print

Homestake Foundry
1940-, American

This 1985 image by Barry Moser titled "Homestake Foundry" measures 4 x 7 inches, in an edition of 350 and is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin. This is a series of 25 images portraying gold mining activities from America, Africa and Australia. Moser, from Tennessee, became a graphic artist and printmaker, studying under Leonard Baskin and Jack Coughlin. In 1990 he became the "head of studio art" at the Rhode Island School of Design. His prints have been exhibited at the Berkshire Museum, the Los Angeles National Print Show and the Library of Congress National Print Exhibit.

Drawing

Portrait of Estelle
1893-1986, American

Silverpoint drawing, image size 9 x 12 inches, signed l.r. The subject of this portrait is the artist's wife Estelle, drawn Dec. 24, 1962.