Mildred Rackley
1906-1992, American

Portrait of a Woman
1906-1992, American

This watercolor on paper measures 18 x 15 inches, c. 1930, signed on the l.r., possibly a self-portrait.

Painting

Miss Phyllis Planta
1910-1990, Canadian

This subtle but expressive oil by the Canadian painter, Philip Surrey measures 21 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches. It is signed by the artist on the lower right. Philip Surrey was a urban landscape painter known for his nightscapes and the street people who inhabited them. He was concerned with the "gregarious nature and the solitude of humanity" often using these themes in his images. This c. 1940's image of Miss Phyllis Planta, is framed and comes with a period newspaper article about her life.

Print

Le Sausseron
1876-1958, French

This is a vibrant lithograph in colors by French Modernist artist Maurice de Vlaminck. The image size is 18 1/2 x 25 inches, published in 1921 in an edition of 100, cat: Walterskirchen-164, pencil signed and numbered. Along with Henri Matisse and Andre Derain, Vlaminck was a central figure in the Fauvist movement of the early 20th century. Heavily influenced by Impressionism, Vlaminck was known for his expressive use of color and form, creating very lively, energetic images.

Drawing

The Artist's Daughter
1893-1986, American

Silverpoint on gessoed board with black, white, and red chalk, 9 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches, c. 1960, unsigned.