Charles Franklin Pierce
1844-1920, American

River View with Cottages
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 10 3/8 x 16 5/8 inches, unsigned


Old Bridge at Dumfries, Scotland
1844-1920, American

Drawing, image size 9 1/4 x 15 3/4 inches, unsigned


Ramshackle House
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 12 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches


European Castle
1844-1920, American

Drawing, image size 10 1/4 x 17 inches

Painting

Setting Sail in the Moonlight
1832-1895, American

This is a truly remarkable luminous scene of fishing boats under the moonlight, with several figures watching from the shore. Oil on canvas, 24 x 34 inches, 1883, signed and dated lower right. Mauritz de Haas was born in Holland and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Rotterdam before emigrating to the United States in 1857. He set up a studio in New York and became well known for his atmospheric land and seascapes of the New York area as well as images of his native Holland.

Print

St. Ives Bridge, Cambridgeshire, England
1869-1955, American

This fine 1912 etching by Sears Gallagher measures 5 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower left margin. Born in Boston, Gallagher studied drawing and watercolor locally, later refining his skills at the Academie Julian in Paris. Gallagher became one of America's leading etchers and watercolorists, known for his New England landscapes, historic Boston landmarks as well as views of New York, Venice and England's Cornish seacoast.

Drawing

Landscape Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

Dexter Dawes drawing of Mt. Monadnock with trees in the foreground. Also, start of sketch on reverse.