Jacques Villon
1875-1963, French

La Pedicure
1875-1963, French

This is a very rare early proof etching by Jacques Villon titled "La Pedicure". The image size is 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches; this print was published in 1907 in an edition of 50, although this is an early state before the published edition. It is pencil signed and notated "Essai" which translates as "test" or "trial". This image is very richly inked with beautiful plate tone and has several of the artist's fingerprints in black ink around the edges of the sheet, all away from the image.


Renee a Bicyclette (Un Debut)
1875-1963, French

Drypoint and aquatint etching, image size 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, 1906, numbered 14/50 l.l., pencil signed l.r., published by Sagot, Paris, with the blindstamp l.r. A richly inked impression with ample margins.


Fete Champetie
1875-1963, French

Etching,on olive toned laid paper,image size:8 3/4X3 1/2 inches,pencil signed

Painting

Setting Sail, Early Morning
1850-1921, American

Oil on canvas, 12 x 20 inches, 1881, signed and dated, in a period gilt frame. As a young man, Johnson was a sailor and one of only twelve survivors aboard a ship that caught fire and sank of the coast of South Africa. He returned to his native Boston, Massachusetts, and studied art with marine painter William E. Norton. Johnson went on to become very well known for his nautical and marine paintings in the later part of the 19th century.

Print

Amish Boy
1891-1965, American

Dry Point Etching, 1946, Bpl.271, image size 117/8 x 8 7/8 inches, pencil signed

Drawing

Church Fair Bill
1872- c.1950, American

A sketch of a church fair bill with Mt. Monadnock in the background by Dexter Dawes measures 10 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches.