Ernest Haskell
1876-1925, American

The Pool
1876-1925, American

Etching with drypoint by Ernest Haskell measures 7 x 12 inches. Made in 1915, printed on wove-type paper. Pencil signed and titled. Ernest Haskell was born in Connecticut and in the early 20th century spent time in both New York and Paris. While in Europe he met Whistler and was inspired to take up etching; his style was greatly influenced by the work of Whistler as well as that of Rembrandt, Da Vinci and Durer.


The Winding Road
1876-1925, American

Etching with drypoint by Ernest Haskell measures 10 5/8 x 5 inches, plate signed, 1923. This was a presentation print for the Brooklyn Society of Etchers. Ernest Haskell was born in Connecticut and in the early 20th century spent time in both New York and Paris. While in Europe he met Whistler and was inspired to take up etching; his style was greatly influenced by the work of Whistler as well as that of Rembrandt, Da Vinci and Durer.


Live Oak Shadows
1876-1925, American

Etching, image size 4 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches, c. 1920, pencil signed and titled.


The Castro Adobe
1876-1925, American

A very fine original etching of General Castro's adobe house in San Juan Baptista, California. Image size 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, 1920, pencil signed and titled.


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

Hog Island, Maine
1881-1942, American

Oil on canvas, sight size 17 x 12 inches, 1918,unsigned, attributed to Joseph Elliot Enneking, an American Impressionist painter known for his New England landscapes. There is a hand written title "Hog Island, Maine" and date "June 27 1918" on the bottom edge of the canvas and on the back but no clear signature. Period Gilt Frame

Print

Ecclesiastes - Essay 2
1904-1967, American

Lithograph, image size 18 x 13 inches, edition of 30, 1945, print signed, dated, edition number, and title in pencil. Plate signed "BS" l.r. Fine & Looney 246. Spruance studied in Paris after winning the coveted Cresson Scholarship in 1928 while attending college at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. He studied with Edmond and Jaques Desjobert in Paris before returning to the US and continuing his nearly forty year career as a printmaker.

Drawing

The Stone Bridge
1723-1806, British

This is a very fine original landscape, watercolor on paper, 10 5/8 x 16 inches, clearly signed "Henry Brooke, London". Born in Dublin, Henry Brooke lived in London from 1761-1767, where he painted landscapes and historical scenes.