John Winkler
1894-1979, American

Standard Fisheries
1894-1979, American

This 1941 etching by John Winkler measures 13 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches and is pencil signed. Winkler was originally from Austria coming to America at the age 16. After various jobs he impulsively enrolled in the San Francisco Art Institute and soon discovered his talent as an etcher. He became good friends with John Taylor Arms as well as Arthur Heintzelman. His works are found in many major museums throughout the US and Europe.


Telegraph Hill Wharves and Goats
1894-1979, American

A very fine etching of the hills above San Francisco Bay by John Winkler. Created in 1919, it measures 6 x 8 1/2 inches, is pencil signed and printed in an edition of 35. Winkler did a series of etchings portraying everyday life in the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.


Main Boon - Hay Schooner
1894-1979, American

This fine original etching by John Winkler measures 4 x 6 1/4 inches and is pencil signed and numbered. Winkler attended the San Francisco Art Institute and became enamored with the art of etching. Known for his simplistic line, he was often compared to Whistler. He became good friends with fellow etchers, John Taylor Arms as well as Arthur Heintzelman. His works are found in major museums throughout the US and Europe.


Telegraph Hill Wharves
1894-1979, American

This original etching by John Winkler measures 3 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches and is pencil signed on the lower margin. Winkler was originally from Austria coming to America at age 16 looking for adventure. After various jobs he impulsively enrolled in the San Francisco Art Institute and soon discovered his talent as an etcher. He became good friends with John Taylor Arms as well as Arthur Heintzelman. His works are found in major museums throughout the US and Europe.


The Constitutional Convention, 1787
1894-1979, American

Etching, 1932, image size: 9 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches, pencil signed

Painting

Rockhill
1907-1982, British/American

Mixed media, sight size 11 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches, titled and dated l.r. "rockhill 67", framed. Nora Unwin was a children's illustrator and author. Born near London, England into a family where several members were engaged in publishing and printing. She is best known for her work in book illustration and wood carving. After moving to the States she became a member of the National Academy of Design in New York and earned a Newbury mention for "Mountain Born", and a Newbury Medal for "Amos Fortune, Free Man". The Sharon Arts Center in Peterborough, New Hampshire is the keeper of the Nora S.

Print

Bluebills
1887-1975, American

A very fine original etching by American sporting artist Richard E. Bishop, image size 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. Primarily a self taught artist, Bishop was known for his etchings of wildfowl; in 1936 his image of Canada geese was selected for the third Federal Duck Stamp.

Drawing

An Old Bridge
1846-1938, American

This two sided drawing by Stephen Parrish measures 6 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches. Done in black ink, c. 1890, with a Maxfield Parrish Jr. family stamp on the lower right and upper left in black ink. Another drawing of a homestead with split rail fence, possibly his own, in on the reverse.