Diana Thorne
1895-1963, American

Jimmy, Jerry and Smoky
1895-1963, American

Lovely and endearing is this Diana Thorne lithograph of three terriers waiting patiently for their reward. It measures 10 3/4 x 16 inches, pencil signed and plate titled, framed. Thorne was born in Russia but move to Canada at an early age, living on various farms where her love of all animals began. Thorne was known for her ability to show motion in her dog images by her use of solid lines and light and dark tones.


Russians
1895-1963, American

An energetic image of a young woman walking her two Russian wolfhounds, this etching measures 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed below the image, titled on the lower margin. Diana Thorne was a well known early 20th century artist and illustrator, known especially for her etchings of dogs and illustrations of numerous children's books.


Skating To-day
1895-1963, American

A very fine image of children skating on a crisp winter day, this image measures 7 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed and titled.

Painting

The Road Home
1829-1913, Canadian/American

Oil on panel, 9 x 11 inches, 1874, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. This is a wonderful tonalist view of a horse drawn hay wagon bound for home in the bleak cold of winter. This painting is by well known Canadian painter Francois B. De Blois. His formal art education includes studies in Europe under Charles-François Daubigny, probably in Paris or Auvers sur Oise a suburb to the north of Paris; and under Vincenzo Marinelli in Naples, Italy.

Print

Musical Instrument
1942-, Japanese

Color Mezzotint, image size: 7 5/16 x 14 1/2 inches, ed. 63/75, pencil signed and titled

Drawing

Christmas Card 1933
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and watercolor drawing, 1933, image size 7 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches.