Sir Robert Strange
1721-1792, British

Portrait of Charles I, King of Great Britain
1721-1792, British

Engraving after van Dyck, 1770, later edition after letters, image size 19 x 13 7/16 in, sheet size 21 1/2 x 14 1/8 in


Sappho to Phaebus Consecrates Her Lyre
1721-1792, British

Engraving after Carlo Dolci, image size 13 3/8 x 11 3/16 in, plate size 16 3/8 x 12 1/8 in


Portrait of Charles I
1721-1792, British

Engraving, "very rare proof before all lettering", 1770, after a portrait by Anthony Van Dyck, provenance: Hermann Wunderlich & Co,, New York #15463, image size 19 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches

Painting

Harvest Time

A well done watercolor of an Italian harvesting scene measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. It is signed on the l.r. but at this time we are unable to decipher it. Matted and framed. (M)

Print

A Great Battle from the Taiheiki
Active 1850-1870, Japanese

This is a great color woodblock triptych by Japanese artist Utagawa Yoshikazu (active 1850-1870), titled "A Great Battle from the Taiheiki". The sight size is 14 1/8 x 29 inches, frame size 21 1/4 x 35 1/4 inches, c. 1860s, artist signature, with all appropriate stamps and seals. This epic battle scene is from the Taiheiki, a Japanese historical epic set in the 14th century which tells the stories of the warring clans and friction between the emperors and the shogun warriors. Another impression of this image is included in the collection of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston.

Drawing

Edge of the Field
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches and is signed in the lower right corner. 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 drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.