Toyohara Kunichika
1834-1900, Japanese

Five roles of a great Kabuki actor
1834-1900, Japanese

Color woodblock, triptych, five characters played by a great kabuki actor, image size 13 3/4 x 27 3/4 inches


Portrait of Kabuki Actor
1834-1900, Japanese

Color Woodblock print by Chikanobu Toyohara, framed


The Helmet
1834-1900, Japanese

Color woodblock, circa 1850s, image size 14 x 9 1/4 inches, framed


Writing on the Wall
1834-1900, Japanese

Color woodblock, image size 14 1/4 x 9 13/16 inches, circa 1880


Kabuki
1834-1900, Japanese

Color woodblock, image size 14 1/4 x 9 13/16 inches.

Painting

Heavy Surf at Sunset
1832-1895, American

This is a beautiful luminist style seascape by Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas, one of the preeminent marine and landscape painters of the 19th century. Oil on canvas, 24 x 40 inches, c. 1880, signed on the lower left, in an ornate period gilt frame. Born in Holland, De Haas studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and at The Hague. At 27 years old he immigrated to the US and opened a studio in NYC. He painted exquisite marine and landscape views, and was known for his masterful ability to capture the full range of light reflecting off a stormy surf or the moon reflecting off a calm sea.

Print

Amiens
1887-1953, American

This 1926 etching by the American artist, John Taylor Arms, measures 10 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches, pencil signed and dated, also called "The Cathedral of Notre Dame, From the Lower Town", edition of 100, from his French Church Series #8, cat: Fletcher 181, printed by Frederick Reynolds. This etching won the "John G. Agar Prize, Fifth Annual Exhibition by Living American Etchers, National Arts Club, New York, N.Y." in 1927.

Drawing

Across the River
1872- c.1950, American

A very fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 7 1/2 x 11 inches.