Beech Tree
1861-1926, American

This atmospheric landscape by the American impressionist, Henry Kenyon, measures 10 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches, unsigned but with label from Childs Gallery stating "from the estate of the artist" on the backing. Kenyon is most known for his landscape and marine paintings, active in New England and Louisiana. After studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, Kenyon traveled to Europe and studied at the Academie Julian under Jules-Joseph Lefebre and Gustave Boulange. He was a member of the Ipswich Art Colony and exhibited regularly at the National Academy of Design shows in NYC.


The Future Boulevard
1872- c.1950, American

This lithograph of the George Washington Bridge under construction by Dexter Dawes measures 11 x 17 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right margin. This is one in a series of lithographs of the construction of the George Washington Bridge that Dawes created between 1927 and the bridges' completion in 1931. This suspension bridge would eventually connect Ft. Lee, NJ to Manhattan across the Hudson River. Swiss born engineer Othmar Amman made this gigantic structure look "light and airy" with its miles of intertwined steel cable.


Into the Woods
1872- c.1950, American

This mixed media drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 11 3/8 x 10 inches on medium weight paper. Dawes summered in southern NH with its' majestic views of Mt. Monadnock, where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.