Benji Asada
1899-1984, Japanese

Kiyomizu Pagoda in Kyoto
1899-1984, Japanese

Woodblock, image size 14 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches, c. 1960, signed upper right.

Pagoda of Ninnaji Temple, Kyoto
1899-1984, Japanese

Woodblock, image size: 14 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches, c. 1960, signed lower left.


Salt Marshes, Ipswich
1842-1906, American

This simple, atmospheric watercolor by the White Mountain artist, Frank Henry Shapleigh, measures 4 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches and is initialed and dated on the lower right corner. Framed. Shapleigh studied at the Lowell Institute of Drawing and later studied with Emile Lambinet in Europe. Back in the states he had a studio in Boston that he shared with John Appleton Brown and was a member of the Boston Art Club.


Two Cranes
1864-1942, Japanese

Color Woodblock, image size 10 5/8 x 9 7/16 inches, circa 1940


Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".