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Painting

Coastal View

Oil on canvas, 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1880, unsigned, period frame. A suggestion of a perfect sailing day as waves break along the shoreline and fair weather clouds hover over distant sailboats on the horizon.

Print

Love, What?
1917-2001, American

This lithograph by Jacob Landau measures 11 x 7 1/4 inches, printed on heavy weight paper with wide margins and is pencil signed, titled and numbered. Laudau used art as a means of communicating the triumphant and also the tragic challenges facing humankind which he witnessed first hand while growing up during the Depression, his service in the army and the profound affect the Holocaust had on him. He often presented these unpleasant topics in a way that emphasized the unlimited possibilities of peace and greater understanding.

Drawing

An Old Bridge
1846-1938, American

This two sided drawing by Stephen Parrish measures 6 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches. Done in black ink, c. 1890, with a Maxfield Parrish Jr. family stamp on the lower right and upper left in black ink. Another drawing of a homestead with split rail fence, possibly his own, in on the reverse.