George Smillie
1840-1921

An Old New England Orchard
1840-1921

etching, 8x12, plate signed

Painting

The Farmyard
1844-1902, American

Oil on canvas, 15 x 21 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, attributed to John Appleton Brown, partial monogram lower left corner, in a period frame. John Appleton Brown was born in Newburyport, Ma and studied painting with Albert T. Bricher and Benjamin C. Porter, then traveled to Paris to study with Emile Lambinet. He became known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes of New England and images of apple orchards, earning himself the nickname "Appleblossom Brown." Brown was a member of the Society of American Artists and the National Academy of Design.

Print

Bridge At Sospel
1879-1964, American

This 1950 etching by the American artist Ernest Roth measures 9 x 12 inches, pencil signed, dated and plate titled. Created as a presentation print for the Society of American Etchers, Gravers, Lithographers and Woodcutters in 1951. Included is a analysis and appreciation of Roth's work by the president of the society, John Taylor Arms.

Drawing

Still Life With Blossoms

A lovely 19th century American School still life. Painting size measures 10 x 14 inches with the overall frame size 18 x 21 1/2 inches, period gilt frame, unsigned, oil on canvas.