19th C.

The Prophet Elijah
19th C.

Etching, image size 5 1/2x8 1/2, plate signed


Sheep and Mallards
1843-1885, Dutch

Oil on mahogany panel, image size 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches


Hoot Mon!
1885-1954, American

A lovely image of a Scottish Terrier by Margurite Kirmse, measuring 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. Created in 1929, it is pencil signed and titled by the artist. Label included with provenance of Arthur Ackermann & Sons, Inc., of London and New York. Born in England, Kirmse was a proficient musician as well as an artist spending much of her spare time sketching at the London Zoo. Moving to America her interest in art deepened. She became a regular at the Bronx Zoo and was reported that the keepers would let her into some of the cages to sketch the inhabitants.


Christmas Card 1940
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, 1940, image size 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches.