George Hand Wright
1872-1951, American

Pig Scraping
1872-1951, American

A richly toned etching by George Hand Wright measuring 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. George Wright studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, Paris and Munich before settling in New York where he was an illustrator for Harper's and The Saturday Evening Post. He exhibited at the Art Students League and was a member of the Salmagundi Club and the Society of American Etchers.


Back to Earth
1872-1951, American

Etching, image size 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 in., pencil signed, The Society of American Etchers presentation print

Painting

Milkmaid with Cows
1868-1951, Dutch

A beautiful rural farm scene by the Dutch artist, Johann Scherrewitz. The image measures 16X20 inches in a period gilt frame measuring 26X30 inches. Scherrewitz is best known as a painter of the Dutch Landscape and rural life. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and his works can be found in many private collections.

Print

Between Friends
19th c., American

Etching after O. Goldmann, image size 6 1/2 x 8 5/8 inches, copyright 1885 by Gebbie & Co., plate signed

Drawing

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.