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Painting

The Old Peep Toad Mill
1854-1934, American

Watercolor on paper adhered to mat board, 8 x 10 1/4 inches, signed on the back and inscribed "Old Peep Toad Mill / North S[cit]uate, RI / Aug. 5, 1914." The town name is hard to make out, but there is an old Peep Toad Mill in East Killingly, Connecticut, not far from the Rhode Island state line. Hays had a studio in Providence, RI, and is known for painting bucolic subjects.

Print

Polar Bear
1907-1982, British/American

This framed wood engraving, titled "Polar Bear" is by master wood engraver Nora Unwin. Image size is 3 3/8 x 4 3/8 inches with the total framed size of 12 x 11 inches. It is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin in an edition of 40, and is number 139 in the McGoldrick catalog of Unwin's work. Although we do not have an exact date, McGoldrick lists this image as being created before 1940. Born into the well known Unwin book publishing family in England, Nora showed her artistic talents from an early age and was schooled heavily throughout her early years in numerous creative arts.

Drawing

Immigrant Couple
$225.00
1903-?, American

This drawing in pastel by Nancy Dyer measures 11 x 15 inches. Signed in the lower corner, sheet mounted on board, c. 1930.