Lynd Kendall Ward
1905-1985, American

Historic Christ Church at Middletown
1905-1985, American

Wood Engraving, image size 9 x 15 inches, edition of 250, pencil signed l.r. "Lynd Ward", titled l.l. "Historic Christ Church at Middletown", AAA print.


Self Portrait
1905-1985, American

Wood engraving, image size 8 x 5 inches, 1984, posthumous edition

Painting

Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.

Print

The Echo
1865-1928, American

An elegant original etching by Warren Davis, this image measures 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches, c. 1920, pencil signed. This delicately rendered etching is a great example of Davis's images of graceful female nudes, many of which were used for Vanity Fair and Life magazines in the very early 1900s.

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