The Country Manor
1808-1878, British

This is a very grand watercolor by noted British artist Joseph Nash (1808-1878). The sight size of this painting is 26 1/8 x 18 3/4 inches, it was painted in 1846 and is signed and dated in the lower right corner. Joseph Nash studied art and architecture with Augustus Charles Pugin, becoming known for his finely detailed images of British architecture, from cathedrals to castles and manors. He would very often place a group of people in the foreground of his compositions, in a way that brought life and energy to the architecture, as can be seen in this image.


Antique Shop
1881-1940, American

This Earl Horter etching measures 7 3/8 x 7 1/8 inches and is pencil signed on the l.r. Created c. 1930 on medium weight paper. The image depicts a pleasantly cluttered entrance with skyscrapers surrounding it. Horter was born in the Philadelphia area, traveling widely, but known for his etched images of New York and Philadelphia. He was largely self-taught, but became a member of the Society of Illustrators at a young age. He exhibited at the Panama Pacific Exhibition in 1915, the Art Institute of Chicago in 1932, and at the Philadelphia Print Club during the 1930's.


Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, image size 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches.