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Painting

Autumn Landscape
1857 - 1915, American

Watercolor on illustration board; period frame; image size 9 x 14 inches, signed lower right, "W.C. Fitler NY". A tonalist landscape painter, most of his works were painted in Conn., NY and Long Island.

Print

Haystacks
1889-1971, New England

This 1949 wood engraving by Thomas Nason measures 6 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches, pencil signed and dated in an edition of 350 for Associated American Artists, cat. BPL-462. Known as the "Poet Engraver of New England", Nason was a prolific artist who specialized in incredibly detailed, atmospheric wood engravings of the New England landscape.

Drawing

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.