Sir Frank Short
1857-1945, British

Evening Sail
1857-1945, British

Mezzotint by the British artist, Sir Frank Short, measuring 3 1/2 x 5 1/5 inches, plate initialed.

1857-1945, British

This etching and mezzotint after the drawing by J.M.W. Turner measures 7 x 10 inches and is pencil signed, plate titled, dated, 1896.

Old Quay on the Nith
1857-1945, British

Etching by the British printmaker, Sir Frank Short, measuring 4 x 6 inches, pencil signed, titled in the plate, cat: Hardie-268, 4th state, 1891.

Fisherman's Castle, Bosham
1857-1945, British

This etching by Sir Frank Short measures 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches, 1887, cat: Hardie-213, pencil signed.

Rising Sun, Kingsdown
1857-1945, British

This etching by the British artist, Sir Frank Short measures 4 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches, pencil signed, 1922, cat: Hardie-361.

1857-1945, British

This 1888 etching by the British artist Frank Short measures 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, initial seal in plate, after a drawing and lithograph by R.P. Bonington, cat: Hardie-173, edition of 2000.

The Entrance of the Medway
1857-1945, British

Mezzotint by the British artist Sir Frank Short, measuring 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, pencil signed, after J.M.W. Turner, etched and engraved by the artist, 1896, intended for the Liber Studiorum but never published.

Swiss Pass
1857-1945, British

This 1898 mezzotint by the British artist Sir Frank Short, measures 7 x 10 1/8 inches, pencil signed, after J.M.W. Turner, cat: Hardie-65.

Source of Averon in the Valley of Chamouni
1857-1945, British

Mezzotint by the British artist Sir Frank Short measuring 7 3/8 x 10 3/8 inches, 1886, pencil signed, after J.M.W. Turner, publisher info l.c., R60, sheet laid to board.

Sharp Fells
1857-1945, British

Mezzotint by the British engraver and etcher, Sir Frank Short. It measures 4 1/8 x 12 1/8 inches and is pencil signed, after a watercolor by Peter de Wint, c. 1902, edition of 150, cat: Hardie-77.

Raglan Castle
1857-1945, British

Atmospheric mezzotint by the British artist, Sir Frank Short, measuring 7 3/4 x 10 5/8 inches, 1885, cat: Hardie-10, printed in brown ink, after a drawing by J.M.W. Turner, publishing information printed within the plate, l.c., pencil signed.

The Snow Drift
1857-1945, British

Mezzotint by Sir Frank Short measures 6 x 14 3/8 inches, pencil signed, publisher information on l.c., after a watercolor by Peter de Wint, cat: Hardie-83, 1904.

Detail from "Sunrise O're Whitby Scaur"
1857-1945, British

This rare proof impression of the portion of the plate which was cut to be used in the book entitled "Etchings & Engravings" by Frank Short measures 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, cat: Hardie-166, 1922, original aquatint, printed on a folded sheet for use as a card, plate signed.

Sion House on the Thames
1857-1945, British

This 1911 drypoint etching by Frank Short measures 9 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches, pencil signed, cat: Hardie-350.

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


The Road Home
1829-1913, Canadian/American

Oil on panel, 9 x 11 inches, 1874, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. This is a wonderful tonalist view of a horse drawn hay wagon bound for home in the bleak cold of winter. This painting is by well known Canadian painter Francois B. De Blois. His formal art education includes studies in Europe under Charles-François Daubigny, probably in Paris or Auvers sur Oise a suburb to the north of Paris; and under Vincenzo Marinelli in Naples, Italy.


1922-2000, American

A remarkable original etching by Leonard Baskin, this image measures 17 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches, published c. 1960s in an edition of 200, not in the Fern & O'Sullivan catalog, pencil signed and numbered, framed. Baskin attended Yale University School of Fine Arts and after a three year stint in the Navy, studied art under the GI Bill, traveling to France and Italy. Baskin began his career as a printmaker in the late 1940s, beginning with simple linocuts, but quickly progressing to dramatic wood engravings, then later etchings and lithographs.


View From a Country Road
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches. It is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his drawings and lithographs. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.