Irwin D. Hoffman
1901-1989, American

Cigarette Underground
1901-1989, American

A striking original etching, this image measures 10 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches, published in an edition of 100 in 1938, pencil signed and titled, the "imp" after the artist's name indicating that he printed this impression himself. Irwin Hoffman attended the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School starting at the age of 15. After graduation, he won the Paige Traveling Scholarship which allowed him to travel and study throughout Europe for several years. When he returned from Europe, Hoffman set up a studio in New York City, and became especially known for his portraiture.


Job 16:18
1901-1989, American

Etching, image size 11 7/8 x 8 5/8 inches, 1941, pencil signed and inscribed from Job 16:18 "O Earth cover thou not my blood, and let my cry have no resting place."


Fiesta
1901-1989, American

Etching, 1939, Image Size: 5 x 8 3/4 inches, pencil signed


Pastorial, Puerto Rico
1901-1989, American

Etching, 9 x 11 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled

Painting

Vale by Lidford Cascade
19th century

Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, titled in pencil upper left.

Print

Porta Gariboldi, Chiappia
1863-1941, American

Etching, image size 1 7/8 x 2 7/8 inches, pencil signed

Drawing

Grove of Trees
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.