William Lionel Wyllie
1851-1931, British

Departure of the Fishing Boats
1851-1931, British

This is a remarkable original etching by William Lionel Wyllie, image size 9 1/4 x 14 inches, c. 1900, pencil signed, titled on the lower edge of the sheet. Wyllie was a well known marine painter and printmaker in early 20th century London. He studied at the Heatherley School of Fine Art, then at the age of 15 began his studies at the Royal Academy. At the age of 18, Wyllie won the Turner Gold Medal for his painting "Dawn After A Storm". He went on to have a long artistic career, specializing in paintings and etchings of the sea and the city of London.


On the Clyde
1851-1931, British

Etching, image size 6 3/8 x 14 3/4 inches, pencil signed


St. Paul's on the Thames, London
1851-1931, British

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 15 7/8 inches, 1924, pencil signed. Provenance: Walker's Galleries, London. Wyllie spent a great deal of time on and around the port and waterways of London. It is this intimate knowledge that allowed him to produce such lively and detailed marine scenes.

Painting

Summer Light
1872- c.1950, American

This watercolor of two crab apple trees by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 16 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1948. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.

Print

Affection
1869-1952, British

Etching, drypoint, image size 9 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches, c. 1920, pencil signed l.c., "W. Lee Hankey", artist seal l.c. and plate initialed l.l.

Drawing

Meadow Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

Very nice sketch of a tree, standing alone in a meadow, with clouds in the background. This Dexter Dawes pencil sketch is dated 1913 and measures 6 x 9 inches and has sketching notes in the artists' hand on the lower margin.