Norman Wilkinson
1878-1934, British

The Mayflower
1878-1934, 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

Floral Still Life

A beautiful still life of peach colored roses nestled in a woven basket, created c. 1890, oil on canvas, signed "S. Wimmel"(?), l.l., housed in a period frame, 20 x 28 inches, painting size measures 14 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches.

Print

Weston, Vt.
1896-1978, American

This Weston, Vt. scene by Harry Scokler measures 10 3/4 x 15 inches. Signed, titled, dated and numbered in pencil on the lower margin. Artist provenance on label on backing. Harry Shokler was born in Ohio and studied at the Cincinnatti Art Academy and the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. Known as a Regionalist painter and printmaker, Shokler was one of the pioneers of the serigraph or silkscreen process of printmaking and in 1946 wrote one of the foremost books on the process, the "Artist's Manual for Silkscreen Printmaking".

Drawing

Edge of the Field
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches and is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.