Charles Townley
1746-1800, British

Mrs. Jenny Deering (at Houghton)
1746-1800, British

Mezzotint after Sir Peter Lely, image size 15 x 11 1/8 inches, 1787, published by John & Josiah Boydell, London. The full title is "Mrs. Jenny Deering. In the Common Parlour at Houghton." Thread margins.


A Sea Officer
1746-1800, British

Engraving after William Hogarth, image size 13 x 11 in, plate size 15 1/8 x 11 in. Published by J. Nichols & Co., Red Lion Passage.

Painting

Lake in the Mountains
1813-1891, American

Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 inches, c. 1875, signed "SL Gerry," l.l, in what appears to be the original gilt frame. Samuel Gerry was a self-taught artist known for his majestic mountain landscapes, especially of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Although he didn't have much formal training, he was greatly influenced by the work of Thomas Cole and A. B Durand, as well as some artists of the European schools. In the 1840s, Gerry was considered the leader of the White Mountain School of landscape painters.

Print

Provincial Fishing Village
1861-1933, American

Etching, image size 13 1/4 x 24 3/4 inches, 1882, cat. Platt 40, pencil signed

Drawing

Edge of the Field
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches and is signed in the lower right corner. 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 drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.