John A. S. Monks
1850-1917, American

The Patriarch
1850-1917, American

This is a very fine original etching by Massachusetts artist John Austin Sands Monks. The image size is 13 5/8 x 12 5/8 inches, 1885, pencil signed. Monks studied etching with George Cass and painting with George Inness, becoming well known for his New England landscapes and images of sheep.


Herd Returning Home
1850-1917, American

This is an atmospheric original etching of a herd of sheep by American artist John Austin Sands Monks. Image size 11 x 16 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, shepherd's crook remarque in the lower right corner, pencil signed. A rich impression with beautiful plate tone and ample margins on Japan paper.


Twilight
1850-1917, American

Etching, image size 7 x 10 1/2 inches, 1883, cat: Tyler-67, plate signed and dated.


Towing the Barges
1850-1917, American

Etching, image size: 12 13/16 x 21 3/4 inches, 1886, pencil signed lower right


Sheep In The Snow
1850-1917, American

etching, 1886, 3 1/4x6 1/4, plate signed


Feeding the Sheep
1850-1917, American

Etching, 4 3/4 x 8 1/4, plate signed

Painting

Near Aber, North Wales
1864-1930, British

Oil on canvas, sight size 9 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches, c. 1900, signed l.r., inscription on the back reads "Near Aber, North Wales". This is a beautiful landscape with a shepherd and his sheep set against a majestic mountain background, in an ornate period frame.

Print

Beauty
1769-1825, Japanese

Color woodblock, image size15 1/8 x 10 1/8 inches, attributed to Toyokuni Utagawa

Drawing

The Front Door
1872- c.1950, American

An unfinished sketch of a country home, shadowed by trees on a summer day by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 5/8 x 11 inches.