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

The Homestead
1848-1923, American

William Preston Phelps was a plein air painter. In 1876, he travelled to Europe and began studying at the Royal Academy of Art in Munich. He later moved to New York and then back to Europe with his friend William Meritt Chase.

Framed oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches. Signed in the lower left. The subject is likely his family homestead in Chesham, New Hampshire.

Print

Provincetown Bar
1903-1992, American

Lithograph printed on photo paper, possibly a photographic transfer, image size 9 5/8 x 12 1/8 inches, 1945, hand signed, dated and titled in ink.

Drawing

Three Figures
1899-1974, American

Graphite on paper, image size 18 1/4 x 18 3/4 inches, signed in pencil lower left, framed