Francesco Valesio
b. Bologna 1560, Italian

Hermelindis
b. Bologna 1560, Italian

Engraving, image size 4 15/16 x 7 11/16 inches, framed.


Hilarion
b. Bologna 1560, Italian

Engraving, image size 6 7/8 x 5 5/8 in, plate signed, framed.

Painting

The Old Mill
1833-1894, American

This is a lush, finely detailed landscape by Henry W. Kemper, painted in 1865, signed and dated on the lower left corner. Oil on canvas, 16 x 14 inches, in the original period gilt frame. Kemper paints a very peaceful image of this long forgotten mill. In this verdant summer scene, a traveler approaches the mill from the darkness of the forest just as the sun peeks through passing storm clouds.

Print

Polar Bear
1907-1982, British/American

This framed wood engraving, titled "Polar Bear" is by master wood engraver Nora Unwin. Image size is 3 3/8 x 4 3/8 inches with the total framed size of 12 x 11 inches. It is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin in an edition of 40, and is number 139 in the McGoldrick catalog of Unwin's work. Although we do not have an exact date, McGoldrick lists this image as being created before 1940. Born into the well known Unwin book publishing family in England, Nora showed her artistic talents from an early age and was schooled heavily throughout her early years in numerous creative arts.

Drawing

House With Trees
1872- c.1950, American

This pen and ink drawing, by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches.