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Arthur J.T. Briscoe
1873-1943, British

Brixham Trawlers
1873-1943, British

"Brixham Trawlers" by Arthur Briscoe measures 5 3/8 x 13 7/8 inches, published in 1929 in an edition of 75. Printed in sepia toned ink on Whatman laid paper, it is ink signed and numbered and also plate signed, dated and titled. Briscoe is known as the finest marine etcher of the 20th. century. He owned his own three ton cutter which he used to sail around the Essex coast. Also crewing on a Polish ship, he sketched every aspect of life on the boat. He studied at the Slade Art School and the Academy Julian in Paris.


The Trawler
1873-1943, British

Etching, image size 10 x 13 7/8 inches, 1926, edition of 75, pencil signed and numbered.


Making A Passage
1873-1943, British

Etching, drypoint, image size 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 1929, Hurst 75, ink signed and numbered "Arthur Briscoe" l.r., 68/75 l.l.

Painting

Westmoreland Farm in Winter
1897-1970, American

A view from "Great Meadow Ferry Road" measures 16 x 24 inches. Created c. 1950-60, oil on board, it suggests a beautiful, sunny winters' day in New Hampshire. Arthur Herrick lived in Westmoreland and was known for his landscapes of the area including Mt. Monadnock. The estate stamp is on the backing and an inscription with the location.

Print

Courtesan and Samurai
1786-1864, Japanese

Color Woodblock print, 14 x 9 1/2, some staining in image

Drawing

White Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 21 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches and is dated "July 7, 1929" on the lower margin. 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 drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club