Hermann Faber
1832-1913, German/American

Faust: The Legend and the Poem
1832-1913, German/American

Hardcover book by William S. Walsh, illustrated with etchings by Hermann Faber, published by J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia: 1888.


The Old Mill
1833-1894, American

This is a lush, finely detailed landscape by Henry W. Kemper, painted in 1865, signed and dated on the lower left corner. Oil on canvas, 16 x 14 inches, in the original period gilt frame. Kemper paints a very peaceful image of this long forgotten mill. In this verdant summer scene, a traveler approaches the mill from the darkness of the forest just as the sun peeks through passing storm clouds.


Light in the Cottage
1869-1952, British

Etching, image size 8 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches, 1909, edition of 9, cat: Hardie-55, pencil signed l.r, "W Lee Hankey", plate initialed l.r. and artist seal l.c.


White Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 21 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches and is dated "July 7, 1929" on the lower margin. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and drawings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club