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Painting

A Cool Quiet Rook
1855-?, American

This landscape measures 12 5/8 x 9 1/8 inches and is signed on the reverse in pencil as "E. A. King", housed in a period frame. We are attributing this painting to Elizabeth A.(Bessie) King who studied at the Chandler School of Art in Detroit and was a member of the Atlanta Artists Association.

Print

Highwater on the Ohio
1913-1985, American

This 1939 etching by American printmaker, Douglas Gorsline measures 10 x 8 inches and is pencil signed, dated and titled on the lower margin. Gorsline attended the Yale School of Art and the Art Students League of NY and taught at the National Academy of Design. He was the first American artist to be invited to China. His work is in several musuems and private collections.

Drawing

Monadnock View
1872- c.1950, American

This hilltop view of Mt. Monadnock by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1932. 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.