Unidentified Old Master

Band of Peasants, Resting in  the Mountains

This etching measures 3 1/16 x 3 inches. Illegible signature in the plate.


Helena Augusta Constantine

This is an early wood engraving of an ancient Roman coin depicting Saint Helena Augusta Constantine, the mother of the 3rd century emperor Constantine the Great. This wood engraving measures 17 1/2 x 12 3/8 inches, published c. 1680, with a poem in German below the image.

Painting

Rockport Harbor
1888 - 1954, American

This is a great New England harbor scene by Rockport artist Anthony Thieme. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, c. 1935, signed "A. Thieme" in the lower right corner, framed. One of the most popular artists associated with the Rockport School, Anthony Thieme was born in Rotterdam, Holland. His early training in fine art was with George Hackler at the Royal Academie of Fine Arts in the Hague; he later studied at the German Academy and with Italian masters Garlobini and Mancini.

Print

The Immortalization of Hercules
1555 - 1630, Italian

Etching, image size 4 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches, 1606, inscribed "A parente Hercules deitate hones Fatur," an illustration from Ovid's "Metamorphoses," Ferdinand Roten Galleries Provenance.

Drawing

Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.