Anton Schutz
1894-1977, German-American

Mount Vernon Place - Baltimore
1894-1977, German-American

This etching by Anton Schutz measures 9 7/8 x 13 3/4 inches. It is pencil signed and numbered. Schutz was born in Germany and emigrated to the US in 1924 before Hitler came into power. A well-known artist in Germany, especially Munich, he started over again and enrolled in the Art Student's League in NY, working with Joseph Pennel. He became known for his portrayal of large cities along the eastern seaboard, capturing the enormity of the buildings along with the spirit of the American people.


The Spirit of Baltimore - Baltimore and Light Streets
1894-1977, German-American

This fine cityscape by Anton Schutz, created in 1930, measures 14 x 9 3/4 inches. It is an artist proof, second state and pencil signed. Schutz worked with Joseph Pennell at the Art Student's League and was known for his east coast cityscapes.


The Post Office - Baltimore
1894-1977, German-American

"The Post Office" measures 9 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches and is pencil signed and numbered. Schutz was founder of the NY Graphic Society. Born in Germany and living there for many years, including some spent in the German Army in WW1, Schutz emigrated to the US in 1924 and attended the Art Student's League of NY, working with Joseph Pennell.


Equitable Trust Co. Building
1894-1977, German-American

Etching, image size: 11 3/4 x 8 7/8 inches, c. 1926, first state, Cat. Harbor Gallery Exhibition 1985 - 15. pencil signed lower right.


Belle Isle, Detroit
1894-1977, German-American

Etching, image size: 9 x 11 3/4 inches, pencil signed lower right


Heart of Detroit
1894-1977, German-American

Etching, image size: 9 x 11 5/8 inches, pencil signed lower right


Trinty Church
1894-1977, German-American

Etching, image size: 6X9",pencil signed`

Painting

Walden
1870-1959, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches, signed l.r. "J. Watson Davis", publishers remarks are below image in pencil(not seen) and are taken from Henry David Thoreau's book "Walden" from the chapter "The Bean field" and read "I cherish them, I hoe them (early and late), I have an eye to them (and this is my) days work".

Print

Ohio in the Spring
1903-1996, American

This is a very fine original wood engraving, image size 5 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, c. 1940, edition of 75, pencil signed, numbered and titled, framed. Born in China of missionary parents, Herbert Waters graduated from high school in Shanghai and then moved to the US to pursue his art career. After college at Dennison University he taught at UNH and the Holderness School and became an artist for NH's WPA project. He excelled at the art of wood engraving and he used the beauty of the NH landscape as his inspiration.

Drawing

Old Master Allegorical Scene

This early Old Master red chalk drawing in the style of Raphaello Santi has a partial fleur de lis watermark and is matted and framed. Image size is 8 x 5 1/8 inches, framed size is 15 x 11 1/4 inches.