Mortimer L. Menpes
1860-1938, English

Dresden - Church of St. Sophia
1860-1938, English

Etching is 9 3/8 x 11 7/8 inches on 11 3/8 x 14 5/8 inch wove-type paper, printed by the artist. The work is pencil signed, c. 1910. The Church of St. Sophia, or "Sophienkirche", was the only gothic church in the whole city of Dresden. It was severely damaged in the Dresden bombing in 1945, and later destroyed completely in 1962 by the German Democratic Republic.


Goring Church, Goring-on-Thames
1860-1938, English

Printed on laid-type paper. Pencil signed with an "imp" after his name indicating he was the printer. Inscription in the lower left says "Rose." Image is 11 2/8 x 12 3/8 inches on 11 3/4 x 14 1/2 paper. c. 1910.


Fountains at Versailles
1860-1938, English

Printed on laid-type watermarked Menpes paper. Pencil signed in the lower right hand corner. Printed in 1893. Image measures 7 1/8 x 9 1/8 inches on 11 x 14 3/4 paper. It is likely based on an earlier composition from a colored illustration in Menpes's book "Paris."


Child With White Cap
1860-1938, English

This lovely image of a young girl by the English printmaker Mortimer Menpes measures 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches and is pencil signed with an "imp" after his name indicating he was the printer. Etching and drypoint, dated 1882 in the plate. Menpes attended the School of Art in London in 1878 and started exhibiting at the Royal Academy in 1880. He became a major figure in the etching revival, producing more than seven hundred different etchings and drypoints, which he usually printed himself.


Interior of St. Maclou, Rouen
1860-1938, English

This etching by Mortimer Menpes measures 12 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches, pencil signed, c. 1902, edition of 50, looking towards the Gothic Baldachin. Menpes attended the School of Art in London in 1878 and started exhibiting at the Royal Academy in 1880. He became a major figure in the etching revival, producing more than seven hundred different etchings and drypoints, which he usually printed himself.


St Maclou, Rouen - Exterior Doorway
1860-1938, English

Etching, image size 11 5/8 x 5 7/8 inches, pencil signed

Painting

Three Sheep Resting in a Forest Glade
active 1897-1914, American

Framed oil on canvas, 13 x 16 inches. Signed N. M. Pairpoint in the lower left.
Nellie Pairpoint was a well-known animal illustrator in the 1930's.

Print

Scarface
1895-1961, American

This lithograph by Wilfred Readio measures 11 3/4 x 14 3/8 inches and is plate signed, titled and numbered. Readio was a painter, lithographer and educator, known for his scenes of Pittsburgh, PA. and the American West. He was also the Academic Drawing teacher at the Carnegie Institute of the Arts, Andy Warhol being one of his students.

Drawing

Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Two drawings, one in ink wash and one in pencil, image size of each 4 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches.