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

The Old Mill
1833-1894, American

This is a lush, finely detailed landscape by Henry W. Kemper, painted in 1865, signed and dated on the lower left corner. Oil on canvas, 16 x 14 inches, in the original period gilt frame. Kemper paints a very peaceful image of this long forgotten mill. In this verdant summer scene, a traveler approaches the mill from the darkness of the forest just as the sun peeks through passing storm clouds.

Print

After the Bath
1865-1928, American

Warren Davis captures the beautiful lines of the female body in this drypoint etching, measuring 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Pencil signed in the l.r., framed. Warren Davis studied at the Art Students League in New York and became known for his etchings of idealized female figures, many of which were used on the covers of Vanity Fair and Life magazines. Later in his career Davis exhibited in Europe and the United States including the Pennsylvania Academy and the Salmagundi Club.

Drawing

Storm
20th Century, American

A very fine scratchboard image of a stormy coastline, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.