Blanding Sloan
20th C.

Breta
20th C.

Color Woodblock, no. 5, image size: 5 x 7 inches, pencil signed

Painting

The Neighbor's House, Peconic, Long Island
1861-1948, American

This is a beautiful landscape of the artist's winter view from his Long Island studio. Oil on canvas, 14 x 20 inches, c. 1935, signed in the lower left corner, in the original frame. This painting was given to the current family by the artist, their neighbor in Peconic, Long Island. Irving Wiles studied at the Art Students League in New York with William Merrit Chase who became a close friend and colleague, then spent some time in Paris studying at the Academy Julien.

Print

Streetwalker in Autumn Moonlight
1839-1892, Japanese

A beautiful color woodblock print by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, considered the last great master of the ukiyo-e genre of woodblock printing and painting. This 1887 image is from his series "100 Aspects of the Moon" which included 100 oban size woodblocks, between 1885-1892, in which the moon appears in all but a few providing a unifying motif for the series. This image measures 13 x 8 7/8 inches, signed and sealed on the l.l., engraver and publisher info on the l.l. border, poem by the female poet Oshun Hitotose, u.r., Stevenson 49.

Drawing

Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Two drawings, one in ink wash and one in pencil, image size of each 4 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches.