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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.


The Mad Kings Castle
1868-1934, British

Etching and mezzotint, image size 8 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches, 1913, pencil signed l.r. "Percival Gaskell".


A Welsh Estuary
1868-1934, British

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

Painting

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

Farm Buildings
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size 4 5/8 x 9 inches, c. 1945, cat. Springfield-76, pencil signed, accompanied by original AAA label. The gallery has more than one impression of this print.

Drawing

River View with Cottages
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 10 3/8 x 16 5/8 inches, unsigned