Ben Messick
1901-1981, American

Heavy Load
1901-1981, American

Lithograph, image size 12 x 8 inches, c. 1940, plate signed.

The Blind Musician and His Family
1901-1981, American

Lithograph, image size 9 3/4 x 7 1/8 inches, c. 1940, plate signed.


Summer Harvest in the Hague
1866-1949, Dutch

A lovely scene of the Dutch countryside during summer harvest by Berend Adrianus Bongers. The painting size is 14 3/4 x 28 3/4 inches and is housed in a period frame measuring 25 1/2 x 39 inches. Signed by the artist on the lower right with a date of "1906" found on the back of the frame. Bongers was a "Delft" master and painted in the manner of the "Hague School" where views of domestic life and its daily activities were often painted. Educated at the Academy of Art in The Hague, he painted landscapes, portraits, genre scenes and still lifes.


Empire State Building Through the Trees
1872- c.1950, American

This Dexter Dawes lithograph of the New York skyline from across the Hudson measures 14 x 17 inches. 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.


Strand End - Topshum
1898-, British

Pencil Drawing, image size 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, pencil signed and titled.