John Ward McClellan
1908-1986, American

Wise and Foolish Virgins
1908-1986, American

Lithograph from 1937, signed and dated in pencil in the lower right and titled in the lower left. Edition of 42. Plate initialed and dated in the lower left. Image measures 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches on 11 3/4 x 12 3/4 inch wove type paper. A delightful and rare print.


Motherhood
1908-1986, American

Lithograph, sheet size 20 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches, 1962, edition of 60, pencil signed, dated and numbered 19/60.


Playground
1908-1986, American

Lithograph, image size 12 x 14 inches, 1963, pencil signed.

Painting

Surf, Monhegan
1869-1955, American

A brilliant seascape by the renowned artist, Sears Gallagher. Created c. 1920, sight size is 13 1/4 x 19 1/4 inches and is signed by the artist on the lower right. On the back of the sheet, written in the artist hand, is the title and the artists signature. Known for his etchings and watercolors of historic streets and landmarks in and around Boston, he also had a love of marine settings and created many scenes of coastal Maine, especially Monhegan Island.

Print

Farm Buildings
1896-1965, American

Wood engraving, image size: 8 5/8 x 9 inches, c. 1945, cat. Springfield-76, initialed on block lower left, identified on reverse, Provenance: Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass.

Drawing

Summer Light
1872- c.1950, American

This watercolor of two crab apple trees by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 16 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1948. 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.