Louis Szanto
1889-1965, American

Spring Plowing
1889-1965, American

This wonderful etching by Louis Szanto measures 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. Pencil signed. AAA label with artist provenance included. Szanto was a Hungarian born painter and etcher, studying in Vienna and Budapest before WW1. After the war he traveled through Europe gaining an international reputation for his paintings and etchings. In the early 1930's, Szanto moved to the United States where he worked on art projects commissioned by the W.P.A. He created many traditional American views and often worked in collaboration with the artist, Andrew Karoly.


Spanish Dancers
1889-1965, American

etching, 10x11 3/4", pencil signed

Painting

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.

Print

Huguenot Church, Charleston
1883-1979, American

This c. 1930 etching by the American artist Elizabeth O'Neill Verner measures 2 1/2 x 2 inches, pencil signed and titled. Known for her love of the Lowcountry surrounding Charleston, with its images of swamps, fields and local wildlife and urban scenes with its unique characters, she captured the spirit of the south. Verner initiated the founding of the Charleston Society of Etchers and is considered the matriarch of the Charleston Renaissance, which flourished during the 1920s and 1930s.

Drawing

Storm
20th Century, American

A very fine scratchboard image of a stormy coastline, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.