Hiroshige II
1829-1869, Japan,Pupil and adopted son of Hiroshige

Peony Blossoms
1829-1869, Japan,Pupil and adopted son of Hiroshige

Color woodblock, oban, Hiroshige II (Rissho)


Russian Soldier on a Horse
1882-1967, Russian/American

A wonderful painting by the "father of Russian Futurism", David Burliuk. Oil on canvas board, 13 x 13 inches, framed, signed on the lower left. Painted with heavy impasto brushwork. Burliuk studied at the Royal Academy in Munich and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In his most active period he participated in many important avant-garde exhibitions in Kyiv, Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Munich. The appearance of the Futurists, as they called themselves, liked to wear gaudy waistcoats, sometimes painted animals on their faces, and wore wooden spoons in their lapels.


Adeline Genée
1871-1938, American

Etching from 1915. Pencil signed in the lower left with the inscription "color edition to 88 imp., No. 17." Plate size 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches on 18 x 14 1/4 wove-type paper. No. 2 in his impressions of great dancers series. Dame Adeline Genée (1878-1970) was a Danish/British dancer, choreographer, and teacher who was founder-president of the Royal Academy of Dancing.


Still Life With Blossoms

A lovely 19th century American School still life. Painting size measures 10 x 14 inches with the overall frame size 18 x 21 1/2 inches, period gilt frame, unsigned, oil on canvas.