Sidney Litten
English, 1887-1949

Marshes
English, 1887-1949

"Marshes" is an atmospheric landscape by Sydney MacKenzie Litten done in an edition of 80. It measures 7 7/8 x 14 3/4 inches and is pencil signed on the lower margin. While attending the Royal College of Art in London, Litten became a pupil of Frank Short, who is credited with the revival of the messotint and aquatint process in England. Litten became well known for his landscapes and their sense of space and his architectual views. Living in London he became the Senior Master at the St. Martins School of Art.


The Gate of Justice, Granada
English, 1887-1949

Etching, image size 11 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, ed. of 80, pencil signed and inscribed "XV"


Venice Harbor Scene
English, 1887-1949

Etching, image size 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed and editioned


Coming Home
English, 1887-1949

etching, 1928, edition: 58/75, image size: 7 7/8x9 3/8 inches,pencil signed

Painting

View of the Amalfi Coast

This is a vibrant original painting of a harbor on the Italian coast in the distinctive style of Augusto Corelli (1853-1910). Gouache on paper, 8 7/8 x 13 3/8 inches, c. 1890s, unsigned, framed. Although this painting is unsigned, the style, subject and palette strongly suggest the work of Augusto Corelli, an Italian artist known for his brilliantly colored scenes of Capri, Naples and the Amalfi Coast.

Print

Whippets

Engraving, image size 11 x 7 1/4 inches, two images on the same plate.

Drawing

Old Maple
1872- c.1950, American

A very nice pencil drawing of an old maple tree by the Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. It measures 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches on a sheet of medium weight drawing paper. "Ask ?" is written on the l.l. 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.