Charles H. Snow
20th C.

High St. Marblehead, Mass
20th C.

Soft ground etching, 6 3/8 x 8 11/16 inches, pencil titled and signed ll, 4th imp. border condition issues

Painting

Still Life with Peonies
1897-1970, American

A vibrant still life by New England artist Arthur Herrick, oil on canvas, 25 x 30 inches, c. 1950, signed, in the original frame. Herrick studied at The New School of Design in Boston and was an illustrator and designer before taking up painting. He lived in Westmoreland, NH and specialized in plein air landscapes of New Hampshire and Vermont, as well as scenes of the Rockport and Gloucester area of Massachusetts.

Print

Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
1913-1996, Japanese

This is a stunning original stencil print in the Japanese 'Mingei' or Folk Art style by Sadao Watanabe. The image size is 21 x 17 1/2 inches, sheet size 26 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches, published in 1964 in a small edition of 50 impressions, signed, dated and numbered by the artist in white ink, framed. Watanabe grew up in Tokyo, Japan with a strong Christian influence, and was baptized at the age of 17. He became known for his images that combine Christian stories with Japanese imagery in the 'Mingei' style of Japanese Folk Art.

Drawing

Ramshackle House
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 12 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches