Ferdinand Schmutzer
1870-1928, Austrian

Josef Kainz as Hamlet
1870-1928, Austrian

Etching, image size 12 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches, 1906, pencil signed. Josef Kainz was a famous German actor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Schmutzer created several portraits of Kainz, portrayed in this etching in the role of Hamlet.


Sheep Herder
1870-1928, Austrian

etching, image size: 7 1/2x9 1/2, pencil signed

Painting

Alpine View

This is very fine original painting of a mountain landscape, most likely of the Swiss or Austrian Alps. It is painted in oil on masonite, 16 1/8 x 20 3/4 inches, c. 1940s, with an indistinct signature in the lower right corner, framed.

Print

Camera di S. Paolo No. 3
1489-1534, Italian, Renaissance

Engraving by Paolo Toschi after Correggio, image size 14 1/4 x 9 inches, c. 1840s, printed by Frassinetti.

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.