Alexander Helwig Wyant
1836-1892, American

Spring Meadow
1836-1892, American

Oil on canvas, 10 1/4 x 16 inches, c. 1880, unsigned, attributed to Alexander Wyant, in a period gilt frame.

Painting

River View at Sunset
1841-1914, American

This is a luminous sunset scene by American artist Charles Volkmar. Oil on canvas, 7 x 13 3/4 inches, c. 1870s, signed in the lower left corner, in the original frame. Born in Baltimore, Charles Volkmar studied at the Maryland Institute before moving to Paris where he studied with Barbizon artist Henri Harpignes. He traveled often between the United States and Europe, exhibiting his work at the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Boston Art Club , the Brooklyn Art Association and regularly at the Paris Salon.

Print

Gallery Visit
1905-1963, American

This lithograph by Julius Tanzer measures 15 x 11 inches and is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. Tanzer was an artist for the Works Project Administration in New York. His remarkable lithographs depict the grit and beauty of everyday life in Depression era New York City. Many of his prints are included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Drawing

Grove of Trees
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil sketch of a grove of trees with a landscape in the background by Dexter Dawes, measuring 7 1/2 x 11 inches on a medium weight drawing paper. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.