Diana Thorne
1895-?, American

Russians
1895-?, 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-?, 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

Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.

Print

Bibi Lalouette
1834-1903, American

A rare original etching by American Impressionist artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, this image is an early impression from the 2nd state, image size 9 x 6 inches, published in 1859, cat: Kennedy-51, plate signed and dated. This etching features a richly inked impression on a fine Japan paper and comes framed with archival materials is a fine hand carved frame. As a young man Whistler attended West Point Military Academy and later worked as a cartographer at the US Coast Survey, where he first learned etching technique.

Drawing

House on a Hill
1916-, American

Watercolor on paper, 13 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches, titled, signed and dated in pen on reverse, inscribed Westchester County N.Y., Nov 30, '33