Fontaye De La Prandie


A Narrow Escape

Etching, image size 11 1/2 x 9 inches, plate signed.

Painting

Barn in Winter Field
1924-2008, American

Watercolor by American artist Lowell Ellsworth Smith. Signed in the lower right and dated 1964. Painting measures 10 7/8 x 23 inches on heavy weight watercolor paper. Lowell Ellsworth Smith was born in Canton, Ohio in 1924. He attended Miami University in Ohio (BFA) and graduated from Famous Artists Schools in Westport, Connecticut. This painting truly captures the luminosity of the winter sky, the long blue shadows, and the detail of the long grass in the half-melted field in the foreground.

Print

Fishing Quarter, Martigues
1875-1952, British

This is a beautiful sundrenched scene of the French fishing town of Martigues by British artist and historian Martin Hardie. Etching, image size 9 7/8 x 7 inches, c. 1920, hand signed in ink.

Drawing

Harlem Revival
1905-1963, American

Pencil and graphite on drawing board, image size 13 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression, and was a member of the WPA.