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

Summer Landscape
1855-1927, German/American

Oil on canvas, 14 x 20 inches, signed lower left. Marie Osthaus Griffith was the older sister of Edmund Henry Osthaus, one of the most successful painters of hunting dogs in the United States in the 19th century.

Print

Low Tide, Honfleur
1861-1933, American

This is an atmospheric etching in sepia ink, image size 4 3/8 x 6 inches, 1887, cat: Rice-84, signed and dated in the plate. C. A. Platt was born in New York and studied art at the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League and the Academie Julian. He was a very successful painter and etcher, known for his delicately rendered New England landscapes; and was also a very talented architect. He was close friends with fellow New England etcher Stephen Parrish and was a member of Saint-Gaudens' Cornish Art Colony.

Drawing

Study
1899-1987, American

Pen and ink drawing, image size 7 3/4 x 10 inches, c. 1930, signed and initialed l.r.