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

The Lighthouse
1935 - ?, American

This original oil on canvas, c. 1950, by Robert Mokowitz measures 12 x 16 inches and is signed on the lower right and is framed. Moskowitz was heavily influenced by abstract expressionism and the work of Jasper Johns. Studying at the Pratt Institute of Art under Bradley Walker Tomlin and Adolph Gottlieb, he worked mainly in oils and pastels with architectural themes. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington.

Print

Mount Vernon Place - Baltimore
1894-1977, German-American

This etching by Anton Schutz measures 9 7/8 x 13 3/4 inches. It is pencil signed and numbered. Schutz was born in Germany and emigrated to the US in 1924 before Hitler came into power. A well-known artist in Germany, especially Munich, he started over again and enrolled in the Art Student's League in NY, working with Joseph Pennel. He became known for his portrayal of large cities along the eastern seaboard, capturing the enormity of the buildings along with the spirit of the American people.

Drawing

Trees and Pool
1893-1986, American

Watercolor, image size 17 x 11 inches, pencil signed