Paul Emile Lecomte
1877-1950, French

Haystacks
1877-1950, French

Etching, image size: 10 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches, numbered 1/50, pencil signed lower right

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
1862-1946, Italian/American

This is a sweetly intimate portrait of a young woman, oil on board, 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, c. 1920, signed lower right, framed. John Califano grew up in Italy and began showing his work as a young man, winning a gold medal in Naples, Italy. In 1881 he emigrated to the United States where he lived for several years in Chicago before settling in California. He was known for his California landscapes as well as portraits and genre scenes and showed his work at the National Academy of Design, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Print

Al, Bert and Carrie
1844-1891, American

Etching, image size 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches, plate initialed and dated.

Drawing

Meadow View
1872- c.1950, American

A very nice pencil drawing of a distant meadow viewed through a shaded grove of trees by Dexter Dawes. It measures 11 x 7 5/8 inches, on a bi-fold sheet of medium weight paper. Dawes spent many summers in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.