John A. S. Monks
1850-1917, American

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.

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


1870-1959, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches, signed l.r. "J. Watson Davis", publishers remarks are below image in pencil(not seen) and are taken from Henry David Thoreau's book "Walden" from the chapter "The Bean field" and read "I cherish them, I hoe them (early and late), I have an eye to them (and this is my) days work".


The Holystoners-Bound for Haiti
1901-1981, American

Etching, drypoint, image size 9 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, 1935, pencil signed l.r. "Philip Kappel". Selected for "Fine Prints of the Year", 1936, pl.74. The image was made on the Columbia Line's Bogota or Columbia. The Haitian crew used soft volcanic tufa to scrub down the wooden decks. The bulldog, center, was the vessel's mascot.


Study for the Angel's Head of DaVinci
1893-1986, American

Drawing, gold and silverpoint, image size 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, signed and titled l.l. "silverpoint study for the angel's head of DaVinci", "Harriton", on artist board.