Mary Sloane
1870-1961, British

Old Cottages on Broad St.
1870-1961, British

etching,image size 5 x 7 inches, slight tear in margin, pencil signed.

Sloane's work is a fine example of the transition from the elaborate Victorian style (having studied under Herkomer) of etching to the more modern British style.

Painting

Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.

Print

Portrait of a Gentleman- Ruffed Grouse
1896-1982, American

This is a finely detailed original etching by American sporting artist William Joseph Schaldach. Image size 5 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed and inscribed. Schaldach followed his lifelong passion for hunting, fishing and the outdoors in his many etchings, aquatints and drypoints. Moving from his home state of Indiana to NYC, he sold fishing tackle during the day and attended the Art Students League during the evening where he learned his craft under the watchful eye of John Sloan and George Bridgman.

Drawing

Trees and Pool
1893-1986, American

Watercolor, image size 17 x 11 inches, pencil signed