Sir Frank Short
1857-1945, British

Strolling Players, Lydd
1857-1945, British

A wonderful etching depicting a band of strolling musicians and their caravan, by the British etcher, Sir Frank Short, measures 6 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches. Pencil signed on the l.r., Hardie cat: 335, 1907.


A South Coast Road, Pegwell Bay
1857-1945, British

Etching, image size 5 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, 1903, 2nd state, cat: Hardie-323, printed on cream laid paper, blindstamp l.r. margin, pencil signed.


The New Moon
1857-1945, British

Aquatint, image size 10 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches, 1918, cat. Hardie-163, pencil signed. One of Short's largest aquatints, this scene depicts two fishermen on the Bure at Stokesby Ferry near Acle in Norfolk.


Cottage And Harvesters
1857-1945, British

mezzotint, 6 1/2x11, pencil signed

Painting

View Near High Tor
1812-1879, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches, 1855. Hill started his career as an aquatint engraver in his father's studio before moving on to watercolors and landscape painting. At the age of 21 he was entered into the National Academy of Design. In this beautiful landscape notice his use of stippling and tiny brushstroke work that create the layers of color, shadow and light. Later in life he was one of the founding members of the Society for the Advancement of Truth in Art. His work is found in the Brooklyn Museum, the Hood Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Print

Winter Symphony
1897-1974, American

Etching and aquatint, image size 8 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches, pencil signed l.r. "SL Margolies", label included from Associated American Artists with artist provenance.

Drawing

The Gathering Crowd
1881-1939, American

This is an original ink drawing on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 11 inches, 1933, signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.