John Mackie Falconer
1820-1903, American

Negro Huts in Wilmington, N.C.
1820-1903, American

Etching, image size 3 x 5 3/4 inches, c. 1880, plate signed l.r. "JM Falconer" and pencil signed l.r. "Falconer". Falconer was a Scottish-born American etcher, painter, and watercolorist. He belonged to the New York Etching Club, and was made an honorary member of the National Academy of Design in 1856. He is known for his picturesque sites of older buildings and rural ruins. Falconer was a friend of Thomas Cole, Asher Durand, Jasper Francis Cropsey and other artists of the Hudson River School.


Washing-Morning "Down South"
1820-1903, American

Etching, image size 7 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches, pub. 1882, plate signed "J. M. Falconer 1882", printed on medium weight laid paper.


Washing Morning Down South, Rural Georgia
1820-1903, American

Etching, 7 1/4 X 12 3/4", 1884, pencil signed.

Painting

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.

Print

Anvers
1867-1931

Etching, image size 3 5/16 x 9 1/2 in, pencil signed

Drawing

European Castle
1844-1920, American

Drawing, image size 10 1/4 x 17 inches