Harold Kerr Eby
1889-1946, American

Driftway, Evening
1889-1946, American

Etching, image size is 8 1/4X15 3/8 inches, created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 100. Pencil signed and indicated with the "imp" which means this proof was printed by the artist. Original label from Frederick Keppel in New York. Kerr Eby was a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony in Connecticut. Driftway was the name of Eby's home in Westport, Conn.


Early Morning, Brittany
1889-1946, American

Etching, 8 7/8 x 12 5/8 inches, ed. 90, 1930, pencil signed lower right. This print was inspired by Eby's visit to France and Great Britain in 1924 and '25.


The Lobsterman
1889-1946, American

Etching, image size: 11 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches, 1930, ed. 90, cat. Giardina-157, pencil signed lower right

Painting

Barbizon Landscape with a Country Road
1841-1916, American

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in a very fine period gilt and gesso frame. There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant.

Print

Self Portrait Sir Joshua Reynolds
1739-1813, British

Mezzotint after J.Reynolds by Valentine Green, 1780,plate mark measures 19X15", water stains bottom edge of the sheet outside of the plate mark. plate signed

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.