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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

Summer Light
1872- c.1950, American

This watercolor of two crab apple trees by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 16 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1948. 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.

Print

The Evangelists: Saint John
1565-1629, Dutch

Engraving, image size 7 1/16 x 5 9/16 inches, Netherlands 1588, Fogg Museum provenance, J W Randall collection #1011 NA

Drawing

The Old Homestead
1833-1909, American

Watercolor on paper, image size 4 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches, pencil signed lower right