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Painting

Summer Morning
1872- c.1950, American

A sunlit scene of a summertime meadow by Dexter Dawes, this watercolor measures 14 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches; it was painted c. 1935 and is signed by the artist. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.

Print

Lady Yaegakihime
1881-1962, Japan

Woodblock, image size 15 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches, after Sadanobu Hasegawa, from the Uchida Woodblock Printing Co., Kyoto, Japan depicting the daughter of Nagao from the kabuki play "Honcho Nijushiko" which tells the story of two noble Japanese families caught in the middle of a murder scheme. Provenance on label adhered to back. Publishers seal and artist signature l.r. and u.l.

Drawing

Meadow Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

Very nice sketch of a tree, standing alone in a meadow, with clouds in the background. This Dexter Dawes pencil sketch is dated 1913 and measures 6 x 9 inches and has sketching notes in the artists' hand on the lower margin.