George Kunkel
1922-1984, American

Sun and Pines
1922-1984, American

Mixed media on paper, visible size: 12 1/2 x 19 inches, signed lower right, framed.

Painting

A Rocky Coast
1876-1936, American

This is a very fine original seascape by American artist Paul Saling. Oil on masonite, 14 x 13 3/4 inches, c. 1930, signed, in a modern heavily gilded art deco style frame. Born in Germany, Saling emigrated to America through Ellis Island in 1893 at the age of 17. He was a successful decorator and artist first in New York City, then in Hartford, Connecticut. In the late 1920s, he moved to Lyme, Connecticut, the setting for many of his landscapes.

Print

Booklyn Bridge / Four Bridges of New York City
1896-1984, American

Aquatint etching, image size: 8 x 12 inches, edition 199/250, pencil signed

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".