John Henry Hill
1839-1922

Two Men in a Sailboat in a Rough Sea
1839-1922

This is an atmospheric marine etching by J. Henry Hill, after the painting by Otis Weber. The image measures 14 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches, published in 1886 by Klackner, New York, pencil signed on the lower right margin. Hill came from a family of artists and became a well known landscape and marine painter keeping with the pre-raphaelite tradition, influenced by John Ruskin and David Johnson.


The Mill on the Riverbank
1839-1922

Etching, image size 18 x 29 1/4 inches, c. 1880, remarque l.l, pencil signed.


The Hudson from the Palisades
1839-1922

Etching, image size 6 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 1882, plate initialed l.r. "JHH 1882" and plate signed l.l. "J.W.Hill 73", done after a drawing by the artist's father John William Hill in 1873.


Men Rowing On A British River
1839-1922

Pub. Lindsay, 1889, 19 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches, pencil signed


Moonlight On The Androscoggin
1839-1922

etching, 1880, 5x7, plate signed

Painting

Punts at a Quiet Landing
1815-1877, French

Oil on panel, 11 x 16 inches, cradle backing, signed lower right, in an ornate period gilt frame. A very well regarded artist of the French Realism movement, Emile Lambinet was born in Versailles and studied with Horace Vernet and John Baptiste Camille Corot. Both of these artists greatly influenced Lambinet's mature style of painting, as can be seen in this image, with the exacting details and bright atmosphere of Vernet and the subtle color palette with just a few accents of saturated color of Corot.

Print

Protest
1884-1949, American

Engraving, drypoint, image size 8 x 6 inches, 1945, edition of 150, pencil signed l.r. "Stephen Izant" and titled l.l. "Protest". This print was commissioned by the Print Makers Society of California as their presentation plate for associate members for the year 1945, printed upon hand made, laid paper. Label on back from the Print Makers Society of California with artist provenance.

Drawing

Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.