Junichiro Sekino
1914-1988, Japanese

Rooftop with Fishermens Flags
1914-1988, Japanese

A color woodblock print by the Japanese artist Junichiro Sekino measuring 23 1/8 x 18 inches, signed, numbered 23/120, artist seal, l.r., c. 1980. Sekino was a leading promoter of the "Sosaku Hanga", an important creative print movement in the mid-1900's. Studying under Koshiro Onchi, he also was greatly influenced by Rembrandt, Durer and Toulouse Lautrec.


The Bathers
1858-1911, American

This is a richly colored original painting by American artist Charles W. Stetson. Oil on canvas, 9 x 14 inches, 1893, signed and dated in the lower left corner, in what appears to be the original gilt frame. Charles Stetson was a self taught artist and founding member of the Providence Art Club. He was known as a 'colorist' for his richly hued landscapes and figure studies, many of which have a dreamlike, allegorical quality. Memorial exhibits of his work were shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Detroit Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum, New York.


Yachting - Scene Off Cowes, Isle of Wight
1791-1873, British

Engraving, hand-colored aquatint, image size 12 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches, after T.S. Robbins, inscribed in the plate T.S. Robbins, Del. l.l. and "J. Harris Sculpt." l.r., titled in the plate l.c., Plate 1, from Fores's Marine Sketches, published 1851 by Fores, 41 Piccadilly, London. The brig Xarifa races the Mirage, H. M. S. Yacht Victoria & Albert & Fairy, Musquito, Bianca, and Pearl, in the English Channel.


Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.