Charles Waltner
1846-1925, French

Parrish Clerk
1846-1925, French

etching, 1874, after Gainsborough, plate signed, 6 1/4x8


Forbidden Fruit
1846-1925, French

etching, 1875, after Millais, 8x10 1/4, plate signed

Painting

Cape Breton Island
1854-1946, Canadian

A beautiful watercolor by Hester Donne Kimber measuring 5 3/4 x 8 5/8 inches, signed l.r., framed, c. 1885. "Hetty" Kimber was born in England, where she lived until moving to Nova Scotia in 1881. She traveled to Cape Breton Island many times with a group of painters , studying the history of the island and painting its rugged landscape.

Print

A Great Battle from the Taiheiki
Active 1850-1870, Japanese

This is a great color woodblock triptych by Japanese artist Utagawa Yoshikazu (active 1850-1870), titled "A Great Battle from the Taiheiki". The sight size is 14 1/8 x 29 inches, frame size 21 1/4 x 35 1/4 inches, c. 1860s, artist signature, with all appropriate stamps and seals. This epic battle scene is from the Taiheiki, a Japanese historical epic set in the 14th century which tells the stories of the warring clans and friction between the emperors and the shogun warriors. Another impression of this image is included in the collection of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston.

Drawing

Shaded View
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 8 3/8 x 11 inches, done on a gray, medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH, with its majestic views of Mt. Monadnock, where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.