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

A View in Scotland

Watercolor, 18th century, image size 10 1/2 x 18 inches, titled in ink on reverse

Print

Streetwalker in Autumn Moonlight
1839-1892, Japanese

A beautiful color woodblock print by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, considered the last great master of the ukiyo-e genre of woodblock printing and painting. This 1887 image is from his series "100 Aspects of the Moon" which included 100 oban size woodblocks, between 1885-1892, in which the moon appears in all but a few providing a unifying motif for the series. This image measures 13 x 8 7/8 inches, signed and sealed on the l.l., engraver and publisher info on the l.l. border, poem by the female poet Oshun Hitotose, u.r., Stevenson 49.

Drawing

Red House in Winter
1899-1964, American

Ink and watercolor drawing attributed to the American artist, Stefan Hirsh, measuring 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, signed, on brown toned paper, framed.