Sidney Litten
English, 1887-1949

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


The Neighbor's House, Peconic, Long Island
1861-1948, American

This is a beautiful landscape of the artist's winter view from his Long Island studio. Oil on canvas, 14 x 20 inches, c. 1935, signed in the lower left corner, in the original frame. This painting was given to the current family by the artist, their neighbor in Peconic, Long Island. Irving Wiles studied at the Art Students League in New York with William Merrit Chase who became a close friend and colleague, then spent some time in Paris studying at the Academy Julien.


Les Deux Fils
1848 -, French

Etching, 1884, image size 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches, plate signed


Christmas Card 1933
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and watercolor drawing, 1933, image size 7 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches.