Debussy's Clouds
1924-, American

Watercolor on paper, image size 13 1/4 x 18 1/8 inches, 1950, signed and titled in pencil, l.r. This is a study for the painting, "Debussy's Clouds," which was featured on the program for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra's concert in December 1950.


Bibi Lalouette
1834-1903, American

A rare original etching by American Impressionist artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, this image is an early impression from the 2nd state, image size 9 x 6 inches, published in 1859, cat: Kennedy-51, plate signed and dated. This etching features a richly inked impression on a fine Japan paper and comes framed with archival materials is a fine hand carved frame. As a young man Whistler attended West Point Military Academy and later worked as a cartographer at the US Coast Survey, where he first learned etching technique.


Edge of the Field
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches and is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.