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

At Bellerive, Lake Geneva
1826-1910, Swiss

This is a very fine painting of a man and his dog fishing in Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Oil on canvas, 18 x 26 inches, c. 1880, signed in the lower left corner, in an ornate period gilt frame, most likely the original. Another very similar painting by Vuagnat of the same location is in the collection of the Victoria Museum, Melbourne, Australia.

Print

Waterloo Bridge and Somerset House
1857-1926, American

A beautiful architectural cityscape by master printmaker, Joseph Pennell. Measuring 8 x 11 inches, it is pencil signed, publishers label included. Created in 1905 in an edition of probably 75, cat: Wuerth #379. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes. He also printed many of his own images.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1948
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1948, image size 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches.