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Painting

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.

Print

Snowy Landscape
1864-1919, American

This etching by Charles Mielatz measures 3 x 4 1/2 inches. Created in 1907, it is plate signed and dated and also pencil signed on the lower margin. Mielatz was born in Germany in 1864. After arriving in the US he attended the Chicago School of Design. Meilatz studied different artistic mediums but after an introduction to etching by J.J. Callahan he came to love the etching process and devoted his time exclusively to it. For fifteen years he was the chief Instructor in etching at the National Academy of Design in NY.

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