Sir Francis Seymour Haden
1818-1910, British

Shere Mill Pond, No. II
1818-1910, British

A beautiful etching by Sir Francis Seymour Hayden measuring 7 x 13 inches, pencil signed on l.r., Schneiderman cat: 37, state VIII/IX, 1860, printed on japan paper, label from Harlow and McDonald included. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law, James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist, he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler. He was a founder and the first president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, and was knighted in 1894.


Ye Compleat Angler
1818-1910, British

This is a very rare pencil signed etching by Sir Francis Seymour Haden; it is an early proof, from before the edition published in Hamerton's 1880 'Etching and Etchers'. The image size is 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches, 1877, cat: Schneiderman-161, plate signed and dated, pencil signed, a very rich impression on a laid type paper, framed. Sir Francis Seymour Haden was one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century, along with his brother in law James Whistler. In addition to being a highly regarded artist he was a successful surgeon, accomplished author and dedicated angler.


Cowdray Castle with Cows
1818-1910, British

A fine etching in sepia ink by Sir Francis Seymour Haden, one of the most important British etchers of the 19th century. This image measures 6 x 8 7/8 inches, 1892, state III/III, cat: Schneiderman-207, pencil signed. A richly inked impression with very nice plate tone.


Out of Study Window
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size 4 1/8 x 10 1/8 inches, plate signed l.r. "S. Haden" and titled l.l. "Out of Study Window H", pencil signed l.r. "Seymore Haden".


The Twins- Sarah and Anne Haden
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size 9 1/2 x 6 inches, 1885, trial proof, first state, cat: Schneiderman-215, pencil signed and inscribed "trial." Repaired tear in the lower portion of the image.


Breaking Up of the Agamemnon, #1
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size 7 5/8 x 16 1/4 inches, 1870, state IX/XI, cat: Schneiderman-133, pencil signed. According to Schneiderman, the Agamemnon was one of the last wooden hulled warships built in England, shown here moored on the Thames, ready for demolition. Haden was commissioned to by P.G. Hamerton to create an etching of the old ship for the newly founded art magazine 'The Portfolio.'This remarkable image became one Haden's most successful prints.


Sunset on the Thames
1818-1910, British

Etching with drypoint, image size 5 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches, Schneiderman 83, pencil signed, fourth state of seven. One of Haden's more atmospheric views of the Thames, as seen from near his house in Chelsea.


The Two Sheep
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size 4 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches, 1870, Harrington 144, Schneiderman 132 v/v, pencil signed


Dusty Millers
1818-1910, British

Etching and drypoint on copper, image size: 5 1/2 x 8 5/16 inches, dated 1877, State V, cat. Scheniderman-172, pencil signed lower right. One of Haden's interests apart from being a Surgeon and printmaker was fishing. He created a number of outstanding scenes based on river fishing, his most famous being "The Complete Angler" and "Grayling Fishing." This is a wonderful example of building a composition centered on this well-known fishing hole. Provenance: Baldwin-Wallace College.


Wareham Bridge
1818-1910, British

Drypoint on copper etching, image size: 6 x 8 15/16 inches, 1877, cat. Schneiderman-156, V state, signed and dated in the plate l.l., pencil signed lower right


House of the Smith
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size: 4 1/2 x 6 inches, 1864, cat. Schneiderman 58, pencil signed


Dundrum River
1818-1910, British

Etching, 46B, second state, image size 6 5 1/2 inches, unsigned


Ye Compleat Angler
1818-1910, British

Etching, 1877, image size 5 1/2 x 8 1/16 inches, cat. S161, plate signed


The Holly Field
1818-1910, British

Etching and drypoint,1st state,2X4 7/8",pencil signed


Twickenham Church
1818-1910, British

Etching with drypoint, image size 5 7/16 x 8 7/16 inches, 1865, plate signed, cat. S-98. Twickenham is in Middlesex on the North Bank of the Thames. The gallery has several impressions of this print, one of which is framed.


Twickenham Church
1818-1910, British

Etching with drypoint, 5 7/16 x 8 7/16 inches, 1865, cat. S-98, state III, pencil signed. Twickenham is in Middlesex on the North Bank of the Thames.


Breaking up of the Agamemnon II
1818-1910, British

Mezzotint, 1880, 9 3/4 x 18 3/8 inches, S198, pencil signed, framed

Painting

Herding the Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a very fine painting of a farmer herding his cows along a country road by Providence artist George Arthur Hays. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, 1908, signed in the lower left corner, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.

Print

Persenbeug Castle, Austria
1881-1962, Austrian

Color etching and aquatint, image size 16 x 22 1/2 inches, 1929, pencil signed, l.c. "Luigi Kasimir", on wove paper. A beautiful colored aquatint etching of the famous Persenbeug Castle situated along the banks of the Danube River. Framed.

Drawing

Grove of Trees
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.