Ogata Gekko
1859-1920, Japanese

Fishes
1859-1920, Japanese

Color woodblock, image size 9 1/4 x 11 7/8 inches, c. 1896, stamped signature and artist's chop

Painting

Coastal View

Oil on canvas, 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1880, unsigned, period frame. A suggestion of a perfect sailing day as waves break along the shoreline and fair weather clouds hover over distant sailboats on the horizon.

Print

Cafe Montmartrois
1891-1965, American

Etching, BPL 114, plate destroyed, Characters from French art culture of 1925; Scene features Heintzleman, left, bending over table, the Parisian model, Kiki who appears in Planche aux Cinq Croquis. To her right, Fredie, subject in Fredie du Cafe "Le Lapin Agile" and of Le Poete, regarded by Heintzleman as the last of the great Montmartre singers. Young man with guitar is Fredie's son.

Drawing

White Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 21 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches and is dated "July 7, 1929" on the lower margin. 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