Robert Swain Gifford
1840-1905, American

Neapolitan Fishing - Boats Returning Home
1840-1905, American

Etching, 1884, image size 10 1/2 X 16 1/4 inches, plate signed "R. Swain Gifford 1884" l.r.


Path To The Shore
1840-1905, American

Etching, plate dated 1879, image size 4 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches,


Coal Pockets
1840-1905, American

Etching, 6x9 image size, plate signed


Capt. Jackson's Cottage On Bath Road
1840-1905, American

etching, 1883, plate signed, 6x4 1/4


A Woodland Pasture
1840-1905, American

Etching, image size 8x12 inches, platesigned

Painting

Grazing Sheep at Dusk
1827-1884, French

Sheep grazing at the end of the day are featured in this oil on canvas by the French painter, Francois-Auguste Ortmans. Canvas size is 13 x 16 inches, signed and dated l.r., housed in a ornate gold frame, identified on a printed German label affixed to the stretcher also with a canvas stencil from Ancienne Maison Valle, Paris, on the reverse, and with a partial Parisian framemaker's label on the back of the frame.

Print

Worker's Head
1879-1963, Latvian/American

This is a beautiful, intimate portrait of a Depression-era worker by Albert Abramovitz. Linocut, image size 7 x 4 1/2 inches, c. 1930s, pencil signed and titled. Abramovitz was known for his dramatic images with sharp social commentary, many portraying the hardships of daily life for working class people in both America and Russia. Born in Latvia, Abramovitz studied at the Imperial Art School in Odessa and the Grande Chaumiere in Paris. While in Paris he was a member and juror of the Paris Salon, and won the Grand Prize at the Universal Exposition in Rome and Turin, Italy.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1933
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and watercolor drawing, 1933, image size 7 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches.