Hans Kleiber
1887-1967, American

Disturbed Pintails
1887-1967, American

This beautiful wildlife etching by Hans Kleiber measures 6 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Published in 1948 in an edition of 250 by Associated American Artists, it is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. Kleiber was a Wyoming painter, illustrator and etcher. Born in Germany and coming to the US as a young man, he became a forest ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. His love of the land and its' wildlife instilled a lifelong interest in the protection and preservation of it. His career as an artist started with his use of watercolors and oils but eventually led him to the craft of printmaking.

Painting

Miniature Portrait of a Young Woman
active 1799-1801, French

Watercolor on ivory, sight size 2 3/8 x 2 inches, oval, c. 1800, signed "LeBrun", in the original frame.

Print

Heron Landing
1889-1950, American

Etching, 11 7/8 x 7 1/8 inches, 1926, pencil signed. Born in Japan, Nakamizo worked and exhibited widely in the United States until his death in 1950.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1940
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, 1940, image size 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches.