Herman Armour Webster
1878-1970, American

La Place de l'Hopital a Strasbourg
1878-1970, American

Etching, image size 6 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches, 1913, pencil signed. Herman Webster was an American artist who moved to Paris in the early 20th century to attend the Academy Julien. There he studied under J. P. Laurens and Eugene Bejot, and was also greatly influenced by the etchings of Whistler and Meryon. He traveled extensively throughout Europe, specializing in finely detailed architectural views, cityscapes and landscapes. This is an early pencil signed proof of this etching; it was later published in a larger edition by the Gazette des Beaux-Arts in 1920.


La Dordogne Au Barrail
1878-1970, American

Etching, image size 10 x 13 inches, edition 5/35, pencil signed l.r. "HA Webster".


European Landscape
1878-1970, American

Etching, image size 6 x 8 1/8 inches, c. 1925, pencil signed.


Capodimonte, Italy
1878-1970, American

Etching, image size 5 1/2 x 10 inches, 1927, pencil signed.

Painting

Early Morning on the High Seas
1879-1967, American

This remarkable oil on canvas was painted by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith, c. 1930. The canvas measures 30 x 36 inches, and is signed in the lower right corner, in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C. Tarbell, then at the Art Students League of New York.

Print

Music in a Garden
1900-1971, British

Colored etching, image size 9 1/2 x 17 5/8 inches, pencil signed and numbered 71/75

Drawing

The Front Door
1872- c.1950, American

An unfinished sketch of a country home, shadowed by trees on a summer day by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 5/8 x 11 inches.