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

Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.

Print

The Hayfield
20th Century, European

Etching, image size 5 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, c. 1930, indistinct pencil signature.

Drawing

Castle Path
fl. 1875-1889, American

Watercolor, image size 14 x 10 1/8 inches, dated 1885 and signed Geo. C. Bell