Benjamin Lander
19th C.

Moonlit Pond
19th C.

Etching, plate signed, 5x8

Painting

Meadow in Bloom
1876-1936, American

Oil on artist board, 12 x 16 inches, c. 1930, unsigned. Born in Germany, Saling emigrated to America through Ellis Island in 1893 at the age of 17. He was a successful decorator and artist first in New York City, then in Hartford, Connecticut. In the late 1920s, he moved to Lyme, Connecticut, the setting for many of his landscapes. He was a member of many prestigious artist's groups, including the Salmagundi Club, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Connecticut League of Art Students and the Springfield Art League.

Print

Ketch Thelma
1867-1951, American

This is a beautiful, richly inked original etching by Rockport artist Reynolds Beal, image size 9 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches, published in 1930, pencil signed and dated, framed. Beal was born and raised in New York City, but traveled extensively throughout his artistic career. He specialized in land and seascapes, some of his favorite locations were the North Shore of Massachusetts and the Florida Keys. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club, the National Academy of Design, The American Watercolor Society, The Society of American Engravers and the National Arts Council.

Drawing

Old Man with Turban
1696-1770, Italian

This red chalk drawing attributed to the Italian artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo measures 8 1/2 x 6 inches, unsigned, label with artist provenance included. Tiepolo was an Italian painter, printmaker and craftsman. Working in his native Italy as well as Spain and Germany, he became known for his religious frescoes and has been described as "the greatest decorative painter of eighteenth-century Europe."