Hubert Von Herkomer
1849-1914, British

The Orphans
1849-1914, British

Etching by the French artist Hubert Von Herkomer measures 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, plate initialed, titled and dated, 1878.


The Poacher's Fate
1849-1914, British

Etching, printed Nov 1, 1880 Knoedler; British and Foerign Artists Association, blind stamp FT Printsellers Association


Words of Comfort
1849-1914, British

Etching, image size 9 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches, dated '79 and initialed in plate


The Woodcutters
1849-1914, British

1880, 15 1/4x6 1/4, platesigned


Our Messenger
1849-1914, British

etching, 5 3/4x7 3/4, plate signed

Painting

The Farmyard
1844-1902, American

Oil on canvas, 15 x 21 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, attributed to John Appleton Brown, partial monogram lower left corner, in a period frame. John Appleton Brown was born in Newburyport, Ma and studied painting with Albert T. Bricher and Benjamin C. Porter, then traveled to Paris to study with Emile Lambinet. He became known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes of New England and images of apple orchards, earning himself the nickname "Appleblossom Brown." Brown was a member of the Society of American Artists and the National Academy of Design.

Print

Saying Grace
1860-1947, American

C. 1914. Plate signed and dated in the lower left. Plate measures 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches on 12 1/4 x 10 inch medium weight wove type paper. This print has excellent tonal range. After the oil painting "The Prayer Without End" by Nicolaes Maes, c. 1656.

Drawing

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.