Etching/aquatint, image size 7X9 1/2",pencil signed


The Homestead
1848-1923, American

William Preston Phelps was a plein air painter. In 1876, he travelled to Europe and began studying at the Royal Academy of Art in Munich. He later moved to New York and then back to Europe with his friend William Meritt Chase.

Framed oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches. Signed in the lower left. The subject is likely his family homestead in Chesham, New Hampshire.


Mending Net
1885-1957, American

10 x 6 inch etching on 13 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch laid-type paper. Plate signed in the lower right, pencil signed and titled on the bottom. Edition 100. C. 1928. Exhibited at the National Arts Club, "Exhibition by Living American Etchers," 1929, New York, N.Y.


Monadnock View
1872- c.1950, American

This hilltop view of Mt. Monadnock by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1932. 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 paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.