Victor Becker
active 1930s-1940s, American

Wobbly Days
active 1930s-1940s, American

Etching, image size 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, edition 11/100, pencil signed.

Painting

The Old Peep Toad Mill
1854-1934, American

Watercolor on paper adhered to mat board, 8 x 10 1/4 inches, signed on the back and inscribed "Old Peep Toad Mill / North S[cit]uate, RI / Aug. 5, 1914." The town name is hard to make out, but there is an old Peep Toad Mill in East Killingly, Connecticut, not far from the Rhode Island state line. Hays had a studio in Providence, RI, and is known for painting bucolic subjects.

Print

The Belfry of Bruges
1865-1945, British

Etching touched with Dry-point, image size 14 15/16 x 5 2/8 inches, pub. 1907, second state, plate signed u.l. and pencil signed l.r. "D.Y. Cameron", Rinder 392.

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.