Earl Horter
1881-1940, American

Antique Shop
1881-1940, American

This Earl Horter etching measures 7 3/8 x 7 1/8 inches and is pencil signed on the l.r. Created c. 1930 on medium weight paper. The image depicts a pleasantly cluttered entrance with skyscrapers surrounding it. Horter was born in the Philadelphia area, traveling widely, but known for his etched images of New York and Philadelphia. He was largely self-taught, but became a member of the Society of Illustrators at a young age. He exhibited at the Panama Pacific Exhibition in 1915, the Art Institute of Chicago in 1932, and at the Philadelphia Print Club during the 1930's.


The Kitchen, New Orleans
1881-1940, American

This is a beautiful original etching with aquatint of a New Orleans alleyway. The image size is 12 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches, c. 1932, published by the Associated American Artists, with the original label, pencil signed. This image won an award from the Philadelphia Print Club and is included in the collection of the Library of Congress.


European Street Scene
1881-1940, American

Etching, image size: 9 9/16 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed

Painting

Heavy Surf at Sunset
1832-1895, American

This is a beautiful luminist style seascape by Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas, one of the preeminent marine and landscape painters of the 19th century. Oil on canvas, 24 x 40 inches, c. 1880, signed on the lower left, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born in Holland, De Haas studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and at The Hague. At 27 years old he immigrated to the US and opened a studio in NYC. He painted exquisite marine and landscape views, and was known for his masterful ability to capture the full range of light reflecting off a stormy surf or the moon reflecting off a calm sea.

Print

Feeding the Poor
1904-1981, German

Wood engraving on fine Japan paper, image size 10 x 8 1/8 inches, artist's monogram within the image.

Drawing

House on a Hill
1916-, American

Watercolor on paper, 13 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches, titled, signed and dated in pen on reverse, inscribed Westchester County N.Y., Nov 30, '33