Philip Kappel
1901-1981, American

Day Sail
1901-1981, American

This image measures 6 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches and is pencil signed, c.1930. Philip Kappel was born in Hartford, Connecticut and educated at the Pratt Institute in New York. He was employed as an artist for several shipping companies and much of his work documents these ships and their sailors. At age 26, Kappel was the youngest person ever admitted to "Who's Who in America."


Powder Snow
1901-1981, American

A wonderful New England winter scene by Philip Kappel measuring 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches, pencil signed. AAA label included.


The Lone Fisherman
1901-1981, American

Etching with drypoint, image size 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, c. 1930s, pencil signed. Philip Kappel was born in Hartford, CT, and educated at the Pratt Institute in New York. He was employed as an artist for several shipping companies and much of his work documents these ships and their sailors. At age 26, Kappel was the youngest person ever admitted to "Who's Who in America."


Mender of Shoes - Rabat, Morocco
1901-1981, American

This etching by Philip Kappel measures 8 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches. A 1st proof, created in 1945, is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. Kappel was born in Hartford, CT, and educated at the Pratt Institute in New York. He was employed as an artist for several shipping companies and much of his work documents these ships and their sailors. At age 26, Kappel was the youngest person ever admitted to "Who's Who in America."


Slack Water, East River, N.Y.
1901-1981, American

This early proof by Philip Kappel, c. 1930, measures 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches. It is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. Kappel was born in Hartford, CT, and educated at the Pratt Institute in New York. He was employed as an artist for several shipping companies and much of his work documents these ships and their sailors. At age 26, Kappel was the youngest person ever admitted to "Who's Who in America."


The Holystoners-Bound for Haiti
1901-1981, American

Etching, drypoint, image size 9 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, 1935, pencil signed l.r. "Philip Kappel". Selected for "Fine Prints of the Year", 1936, pl.74. The image was made on the Columbia Line's Bogota or Columbia. The Haitian crew used soft volcanic tufa to scrub down the wooden decks. The bulldog, center, was the vessel's mascot.


Off El Morro
1901-1981, American

Etching, image size 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, c. 1935, artist's proof, pencil signed.


Topsail Schooners in a Match
1901-1981, American

Etching, image size 6 x 6 7/8 inches, c. 1935, artist's proof, pencil signed.


A Marine Pathway
1901-1981, American

Etching, image size 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches, 1934, plate signed and pencil signed.


Sail and Steam
1901-1981, American

Etching, image size 8 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches, c. 1935, plate signed and pencil signed.


Chatham Bar
1901-1981, American

Etching, image size 3 1/8 x 4 inches, c. 1942, pencil signed. A small landscape overlooking the ocean on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.


The Mill at the Falls
1901-1981, American

Etching, image size 9 3/4 x 7 7/8, plate signed and pencil signed.


Sailboat
1901-1981, American

Etching, image size 6 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches, pencil signed


Street in Morocco
1901-1981, American

Etching, image size 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches, pencil signed


Old Love
1901-1981, American

Etching, image size: 6 7/8 x 8 13/16 inches, inscribed "Artist Proof"


The Windjammer "Curiosity"
1901-1981, American

Etching, image size: 10 x 7 inches, inscribed "Artist Proof", pencil signed lower right


Flies versus worms
1901-1981, American

Drypoint etching, 1954 AAA edition of 250, image size 7 7/8 x 10 inches, pencil signed


Cartegana Harbor
1901-1981, American

Etching, 1937 AAA edition of 250, image size 10 x 8 incvhes, pencil signed

Painting

Grazing Sheep at Dusk
1827-1884, French

Sheep grazing at the end of the day are featured in this oil on canvas by the French painter, Francois-Auguste Ortmans. Canvas size is 13 x 16 inches, signed and dated l.r., housed in a ornate gold frame, identified on a printed German label affixed to the stretcher also with a canvas stencil from Ancienne Maison Valle, Paris, on the reverse, and with a partial Parisian framemaker's label on the back of the frame.

Print

Angel
1922-2000, American

This wood engraving by Leonard Baskin measures 2 x 2 inches with a sheet size of 17 x 17 inches. Printed in 1954 as a New Year's greeting, this unsigned proof is #250 in the Fern and O'Sullivan catalogue. Baskin was an important artist in the mid 20th century, known for his evocative wood engravings and lithographs.

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".