Salt Marshes, Ipswich
1842-1906, American

This simple, atmospheric watercolor by the White Mountain artist, Frank Henry Shapleigh, measures 4 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches and is initialed and dated on the lower right corner. Framed. Shapleigh studied at the Lowell Institute of Drawing and later studied with Emile Lambinet in Europe. Back in the states he had a studio in Boston that he shared with John Appleton Brown and was a member of the Boston Art Club.


Snowy Landscape
1864-1919, American

This etching by Charles Mielatz measures 3 x 4 1/2 inches. Created in 1907, it is plate signed and dated and also pencil signed on the lower margin. Mielatz was born in Germany in 1864. After arriving in the US he attended the Chicago School of Design. Meilatz studied different artistic mediums but after an introduction to etching by J.J. Callahan he came to love the etching process and devoted his time exclusively to it. For fifteen years he was the chief Instructor in etching at the National Academy of Design in NY.


The Village Church
20th Century, American

This is a quaint rural scene of a small village church, scratchboard, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.