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

Village Scene by the Shore
1885-1954, American

Watercolor and gouache, visible size 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches, signed lower right.

Pearce was born in Philadelphia but lived and worked in Manasquan, NJ, painting landscapes, interiors, figures and still-lifes. He studied under Chase and Weir.

Print

Tempete du Coeur- Seoul, Coree
1902-1960, French

A fine woodblock in colors with mica accents by Paul Jacoulet, this image measures 11 3/4 x 15 1/2 inches, published in 1948 in an edition of 250, although fewer than 240 impressions were printed. This print is pencil signed with the "Ivy" seal, cat: Miles-96, carved by Maeda, printed by Fujii and Ogawa. Miles describes this image as having a "rich and delicate surface" with "one of the finest of Jacoulet's mica backgrounds." The flowers on the young woman's blouse are also printed with a delicate silver metallic ink.

Drawing

European Castle
1844-1920, American

Drawing, image size 10 1/4 x 17 inches