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

Near Aber, North Wales
1864-1930, British

Oil on canvas, sight size 9 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches, c. 1900, signed l.r., inscription on the back reads "Near Aber, North Wales". This is a beautiful landscape with a shepherd and his sheep set against a majestic mountain background, in an ornate period frame.

Print

St Stephen's Tower, Vienna
1881-1962, Austrian

This is a very fine etching and aquatint in colors of a street in Vienna, Austria, with the tower of St Stephen's rising in the background. The image size is 17 3/4 x 15 1/4 inches, 1925, cat: Lorenz- 16, dated in the plate, pencil signed. Kasimir traveled all over Europe and the United States creating many spectacular color etchings. He specialized in atmospheric images of architecture, city scenes and landscapes; some bustling with people and automobiles, others quite timeless and serene.

Drawing

The Blacksmith Shop
1875-1939, American

This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.