F. Leslie Thompson
20th C.

20th C.

This is a vibrant color etching and aquatint by F. Leslie Thompson; a quiet scene of an old tree by a lake, bathed in the warm light of the setting sun. The image size is 8 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches, c. 1940s, pencil signed and titled.


The Old Peep Toad Mill
1854-1934, American

Watercolor on paper adhered to mat board, 8 x 10 1/4 inches, signed on the back and inscribed "Old Peep Toad Mill / North S[cit]uate, RI / Aug. 5, 1914." The town name is hard to make out, but there is an old Peep Toad Mill in East Killingly, Connecticut, not far from the Rhode Island state line. Hays had a studio in Providence, RI, and is known for painting bucolic subjects.


London Street Scene
1881-1939, American

"London Street Scene" by Hopper Emory measures 6 3/4 x 10 7/8 inches and is pencil signed. Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.


1893-1986, American

Conte study, 1961, image size 13 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed, framed