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

Cabin in the Mountains
1862-1952, American

Oil on panel, 8 x 10 inches, signed "Carle J. Blenner" lower left. Blenner studied art at Yale and then in Germany and France at the Academie Julian under William Adolphe Bouguereau, Robert Fleury & Aman-Jean. He taught in the fine arts departments at Columbia and Yale.

Print

"New Hampshire" Dawn
1884-1960, American

This very detailed wood engraving by Julius Lankes measures 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches and is numbered, signed, titled and dated on medium weight laid paper. Lankes attended the Art Students' League of Buffalo and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. His father worked in a lumber mill and used to bring home scrapes of wood. "It was like getting a daily present, " wrote Lankes. His work was heavily influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement and by William Morris. He illustrated work for Robert Frost and Beatrix Potter and collaborated with Rockwell Kent on the "Doremus Series".

Drawing

The Artist's Daughter
1893-1986, American

Silverpoint on gessoed board with black, white, and red chalk, 9 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches, c. 1960, unsigned.