Norman Wilkinson
1878-1971, British

The Mayflower
1878-1971, British

Etching by the British artist, Norman Wilkinson, measuring 12 x 11 1/2 inches, pencil signed. Wilkinson, who usually worked in oils, watercolors and drypoint was primarily a marine painter, starting his artistic career on and around the ocean, schooling at the Southsea School of Art, traveling extensively throughout Europe and studying seascape painting with Louis Grier. He was a wartime camoufleur, credited with the invention of "Dazzel Painting", a type of camouflage that protected merchant ships during World War I.

Painting

Three Sheep Resting in a Forest Glade
active 1897-1914, American

Framed oil on canvas, 13 x 16 inches. Signed N. M. Pairpoint in the lower left.
Nellie Pairpoint was a well-known animal illustrator in the 1930's.

Print

Almanach de L'Art
1853-1914, French

Etching, image size 10 x 12 3/4 inches, pub. 1883, plate signed "Daniel Mordant del. & sc." l.l. A list of artist birthdays, one for each day of the year, is listed on this French frontispiece for the 1883 Almanach de L'Art.

Drawing

The Country Manor
$1600.00
1808-1878, British

This is a very grand watercolor by noted British artist Joseph Nash (1808-1878). The sight size of this painting is 26 1/8 x 18 3/4 inches, it was painted in 1846 and is signed and dated in the lower right corner. Joseph Nash studied art and architecture with Augustus Charles Pugin, becoming known for his finely detailed images of British architecture, from cathedrals to castles and manors. He would very often place a group of people in the foreground of his compositions, in a way that brought life and energy to the architecture, as can be seen in this image.