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Painting

Cattle Crossing
1848-1923, American

William Preston Phelps was a plein air painter. In 1876, he travelled to Europe and began studying at the Royal Academy of Art in Munich. He later moved to New York and then back to Europe with his friend William Meritt Chase.

Framed oil on canvas, 25 x 48 inches. Provenance originally sold by Doll & Richards, label on back. Painting is in original custom frame. Signed in the lower right with the word "munchen," meaning it was painted in Munich. Circa 1879.

Print

Welcome!
1900-1971, British

A very fine original hand colored etching by British artist Elyse Ashe Lord, this image measures 15 7/8 x 13 3/8 inches, c. 1940s, edition of 75, pencil signed, numbered and titled. Elyse Lord lived her entire life in Britain and although her work shows a strong Asian influence, she never actually traveled the continent. Her inspiration instead came from Chinese literature, artwork and her own imagination. Her unique style uses fine drypoint lines and delicate, yet vibrant colors to create images that that have a serene, almost dreamlike quality.

Drawing

Autumn Hills
20th Cent., American

This delightfully vibrant watercolor painting measures 10 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches on heavy weight textured watercolor paper. Signed in the lower left.