Charles Shannon
1863-1937, British

Late Summer
1863-1937, British

Lithograph, image size 14 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches, sheet size 24 7/8 x 18 1/2 inches, 1917, edition of about 50, Delaney 85, on Ingres laid paper, pencil signed and annotated "No 85"


Autumn
1863-1937, British

Lithograph, image size 18 5/8 x 12 3/4 inches, 1917, edition of about 50, Delaney 84, pencil signed and annotated "No 84," initialed and dated in the plate

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
$2850.00
1783-1872, American

An truly angelic portrait of a young woman attributed to the famous portrait artist, Thomas Sully. This oil on canvas measures 24 x 20 inches, sight size 21 1/2 x 17 1/2 inch oval, c. 1840. It is unsigned and in a period frame. Sully was born in England and at nine years old his parents and his eight siblings immigrated to South Carolina. Noticing his talents at an early age he was sent to study under his brother in law, Jean Belzons, a French miniaturist. This ended badly and he chose to study with his brother Lawrence for the next few years.

Print

Odysseus and the Sirens
1606-1668, French

Etching by Nicolas Mignard after the frescoes of Annibale Carracci depicting scenes from Homer's Odyssey. Plate size 10 1/4 x 17 3/4, published by Pierre Mariette in 1637, with lettering in Latin below the image. Printed on a very early watermarked laid type paper.

Drawing

Summer Meadow
1872- c.1950, American

"Summer Meadow" by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 9 inches. 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.