Toyohara Kunichika
1834-1900, Japanese

Serpent Slayer
1834-1900, Japanese

Color woodblock print by Chikanobu Toyohara on rice paper. Print measures 13 x 9 inches.


Serpent Slayer
1834-1900, Japanese

Color woodblock print by Chikanobu Toyohara on rice paper. Print measures 13 x 9 inches.


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

Landscape with Sheep and Chickens
1849-1931, Belgian

This is a beautiful dusky farmyard scene by Belgian artist Eugene Remy Maes, painted in oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, c. 1890, signed "Th van Sluys"(a pseudonym of Maes') in the lower right corner. An inscription on the back reads "Je soussigné declare aroir pacint le tableau ci contre -Th van Sluys". This painting comes in a remarkable period frame that has been recently regilded. Maes was born in the small village of Puurs, Belgium and moved to Antwerp as a young man. He specialized in images of farm animals, such as this twilight pastoral scene.

Print

Canadian Construction
1888-1966, Canadian

This contruction scene by the Canadian artist Dorothy Stevens measures 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches and is pencil signed. Stevens was not only known for her etchings but was also an accomplished painter, portraitist, illustrator and art teacher. Born in Toronto in 1888, she studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London and at the Academie Colarossi in Paris. During WWI she raised money for the war effort by donating a series of etchings depicting home-front subjects. Her prints were among the best produced under the program.

Drawing

The Old Orchard
1872- c.1950, American

A beautiful scene of a summertime apple orchard done in pencil by Dexter Dawes, a Marlboro, NH artist. 7 3/4 x 11 inches.