Kenneth Holmes
1902-1994, British

Behind the Capitole
1902-1994, British

A richly inked original etching of a sunny European city street, this image measures 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, published in 1950 for the Chicago Society of Etchers, pencil signed and inscribed "To my friend J. R. Brownell".


Piazza
1902-1994, British

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed. A rich impression printed on a medium weight wove type paper with ample margins.

Painting

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

Heart of Detroit
1894-1977, German-American

Etching, image size: 9 x 11 5/8 inches, pencil signed lower right

Drawing

Rocky Outcropping
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes done on a heavy weight paper. It measures 7 5/8 x 11 inches. 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 paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.