Margery Austin Ryerson
1886-1989, American

Child with Violin
1886-1989, American

Color etching, image size 5 7/8 x 5 3/8 inches, c. 1920, pencil signed. Early in her career, Ryerson worked as a teacher in NYC, and many of her early works drew inspiration from the children she taught.

Painting

Setting Sail in the Moonlight
1832-1895, American

This is a truly remarkable luminous scene of fishing boats under the moonlight, with several figures watching from the shore. Oil on canvas, 24 x 34 inches, 1883, signed and dated lower right. Mauritz de Haas was born in Holland and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Rotterdam before emigrating to the United States in 1857. He set up a studio in New York and became well known for his atmospheric land and seascapes of the New York area as well as images of his native Holland.

Print

La Pompe du Pont Notre Dame (1858)
19th c., French

Etching, 1858, image size 7 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches, plate signed

Drawing

Old Maple
1872- c.1950, American

A very nice pencil drawing of an old maple tree by the Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. It measures 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches on a sheet of medium weight drawing paper. "Ask ?" is written on the l.l. 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.