George Elbert Burr
1859-1939, American

Whirlwinds
1859-1939, American

This is a great desert scene by Southwest American artist George Elbert Burr. Etching, image size 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, c. 1929, pencil signed and titled. George Elbert Burr studied at the Art Institute of Chicago for a short time, but was otherwise self taught. He began his career as a commercial artist for several publications, including Harper's Weekly and Scribner's magazine. In 1906 Burr moved to Colorado, then later to Arizona, where he became known for his remarkable etchings of the rugged landscape of the American southwest.


November
1859-1939, American

Etching, image size: 7 1/4 x 6 inches, titled, pencil signed l.l.


A New England Road - Evening
1859-1939, American

Drypoint etching, image size 5 x 8 inches, titled, pencil signed lower left.

Painting

A View in Scotland

Watercolor, 18th century, image size 10 1/2 x 18 inches, titled in ink on reverse

Print

John Churchill

Engraving after G. Kneller, image size 14 3/8 x 8 7/8 in, sheet 15 5/8 x 9 7/8 in

Drawing

Christmas Card 1940
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, 1940, image size 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches.