Paul Paeschke
1875-1943, German

Eisbahn
1875-1943, German

This original etching by Paul Paeschke measures 6 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches and is pencil signed. Paeschke studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin under Karl Kopping. He traveled extensively through Germany and other European countries. He mainly depicted the busy inner-city streets of Berlin and other cities and so he became an important chronicler of public life during the early 20th century. Paeschke created numerous masterly etchings, which can equally be placed next to the graphic works of Max Liebermann, Max Slevogt or Lesser Ury.


In the Park
1875-1943, German

Etching, image size 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches, pencil signed l.r. "Paul Paeschke"


Ice Skaters
1875-1943, German

Etching, image size: 8 x 10 1/2 inches, pencil signed lower right

Painting

Narragansett Bay
1835-1910, American

A lovely 1884 marine scene, by the American Luminist landscape painter, Edmund Darch Lewis. Sight size is 14 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches and is signed and dated on the lower right, watercolor with gouache, framed. A recognizable talent at an early age, Lewis studied under the German born, Hudson River School artist, Paul Weber. The Philadelphia Public Ledger described Lewis as "a tremendous talent, great freedom from tradition." His art was in high demand from the beginning and he developed a national following.

Print

La Sainte Vierge
1694-1776, European

Engraving after Raphael, image size: 12 1/16 x 9 5/8 inches, inscribed "Dapres le Tableau de Raphael qui est dans le Cabinet de Mr. Crozat", prov. Gray 712

Drawing

The Village Church
20th Century, American

This is a quaint rural scene of a small village church, scratchboard, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.