This is an original 16th century wood engraving of St Matthew the Apostle writing the first gospel. Image size 11 7/8 x 17 1/2, margins trimmed to image, artist unknown, on an early watermarked laid type paper. We believe this impression was printed in the 16th century due to the 'hand' or 'glove' watermark in the paper.
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.