Percival Gaskell
1868-1934, British

Edge of the Lake
1868-1934, British

This atmospheric landscape by Percival Gaskell measures 6 3/8 x 11 1/8 inches. It is plate signed and pencil signed. British born Gaskell rose to fame along with his contemporary, Sir Francis Short in the engraving school at the Royal College of Art during the early 20th century. Known for his ability to create stunning effects of shade and light in his landscapes he became one of the foremost etchers in Britain of his time.


In the Garden
1868-1934, British

This very fine impression with its deep rich tones measures 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, c. 1930. Presented on cream wove paper, this original drypoint has wide margins with a sheet size of 15 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches and is pencil signed on the lower border. Born in England and educated in Cambridge, Gaskell studied art in London and Italy before studying under Sir Frank Short at the Royal College of Art.


Dying Day
1868-1934, British

Mezzotint, image size 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, c. 1915, pencil signed below image, titled in lower margin.


Dawn
1868-1934, British

Mezzotint, image size 9 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, pencil signed. This is a very rich impression printed on chine colle adhered to a heavy weight wove type paper.


A Welsh Estuary
1868-1934, British

Etching, image size 5 5/8 x 9 7/8 inches, pencil signed

Painting

The Road Home
1829-1913, Canadian/American

Oil on panel, 9 x 11 inches, 1874, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. This is a wonderful tonalist view of a horse drawn hay wagon bound for home in the bleak cold of winter. This painting is by well known Canadian painter Francois B. De Blois. His formal art education includes studies in Europe (c.1870) under Charles-François Daubigny (see AskART) probably in Paris or Auvers sur Oise a suburb to the north of Paris; and under Vincenzo Marinelli (see AskART) in Naples, Italy.

Print

Stokesay Castle
1887-1953, American

Etching,1942,image size 2 1/4X2 15/16",edition of 365,Miniature print society of Kansas,pencil signed, on blueish tinted paper

Drawing

The Old Homestead
1833-1909, American

Watercolor on paper, image size 4 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches, pencil signed lower right