Reinhold H. Palenske
1884-1954, American

Ice River Country
1884-1954, American

A great sun-drenched western scene, this etching measures 12 3/8 x 10 3/8, published in 1936, pencil signed, dated and titled. Palenske was equally an outdoorsman and an artist, spending much of his time out riding and exploring the western wilderness. His etchings reflect his great love of the outdoors, as in this image of two riders pausing to look up at the rugged mountain terrain.


Steady Boys
1884-1954, American

Etching, image size 8 3/4 x 7 inches, pencil signed and titled.

Painting

Still Life with Peonies
1897-1970, American

A vibrant still life by New England artist Arthur Herrick, oil on canvas, 25 x 30 inches, c. 1950, signed, in the original frame. Herrick studied at The New School of Design in Boston and was an illustrator and designer before taking up painting. He lived in Westmoreland, NH and specialized in plein air landscapes of New Hampshire and Vermont, as well as scenes of the Rockport and Gloucester area of Massachusetts.

Print

Danseuse au Miroir
1872-1941, French

This is a beautiful etching by French artist Auguste Louis Brouet, titled "Danseuse au Miroir" or alternately "La Loge des Danseuses". Image size 6 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches, pencil signed and numbered. According to our research, this image was printed in an edition of 75 but this one is most likely an artist proof, as it is numbered "8/20". Auguste Brouet was born to a poor family in Paris in 1872, and as a teenager worked as an apprentice lithographer and lute maker. He attended the Ecole des Beaux Artes, under the tutelage of Gustave Moreau, and was then introduced to etching by Auguste Delatre.

Drawing

Landscape Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

Dexter Dawes drawing of Mt. Monadnock with trees in the foreground. Also, start of sketch on reverse.