William Patterson
20th C. American

Sleeping
20th C. American

Etching, image size 14 1/8 x 11 inches, pencil signed and titled "Patterson"l.r., "Sleeping" l.l.


Sunday Morning
20th C. American

Etching, image size 11 3/4 x 22 1/2 inches, 1981, pencil signed and annotated "artists proof." A wintry view of the chapel on the campus of UMass Amherst, where the artist was a professor from 1971-2002.


After Vermeer
20th C. American

Etching, image size 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 inches, pencil signed

Painting

French Girls in a Field
1863-1950, American

This lovely oil on canvas by the New England artist Joseph Lindon Smith measures 12 x 9 inches, title and artist inscribed on the back, housed in a 19th century gilt frame, 1894. Smith was a founding member of the Dublin Art Colony in Dublin, NH and lifelong friends with the artist Frank Benson and Isabella Stewart Gardner. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Academie Julian in Paris.

Print

Afternoon
1862-1928, American

Lithograph,1921,6X5",pencil signed

Drawing

Grove of Trees
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.