Ernest Haskell
1876-1925, American

Black Spruce
1876-1925, American

This very fine original etching by Ernest Haskell features a richly inked impression and exquisitely delicate lines. The image is size 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches, it was published in 1912, and is pencil signed, titled in lower margin. This etching was number 125 in the 1916 exhibition of Haskell's work at Art Institute of Chicago. Ernest Haskell was born in Connecticut and in the early 20th century spent time in both New York and Paris.


Wildcat Canyon
1876-1925, American

Etching and engraving, image size 7 x 10 inches, edition of 50, plate signed l.r. "Haskell" and pencil signed l.c. "Ernest Haskell".

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

Lancaster County Farmer
1891-1965, American

Etching, image size 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches, 1945, cat: Smith-268, printed on watermarked Rives paper, blindstamp from the Society of Print Connoisseurs in l.l. margin, pencil signed.

Drawing

Pastoral Scene

Ink and wash, image size 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches, inscribed on reverse "J. Bosch 1773 in de manier van N. Berchem met stoffazie na A.v.d.Velde" (In the manner of Nicolae Berchem [Dutch, 1620-1683] and Adriaen van de Velde [Dutch, 1636-1672]), framed.