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

Three Sheep Resting in a Forest Glade
active 1897-1914, American

Framed oil on canvas, 13 x 16 inches. Signed N. M. Pairpoint in the lower left.
Nellie Pairpoint was a well-known animal illustrator in the 1930's.

Print

The Pig Pen
1887-1953, American

One of John Taylor Arms' early etchings, this image of a rural European farm measures 4 5/8 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed, dated and numbered 3/75, also titled "The Sty" and "La Parcherie". Printed by Frederick Reynolds, cat: Fletcher #83. Created in 1920, this very detailed and expertly toned etching is beautifully matted and framed.

Drawing

The Train Station
20th Century, European

A very well done mixed media drawing by W.B. Fergusson. The artist used pen and ink, pencil and gouache in this whimsical moment in time at a busy train station. Done on gray toned paper, it measures 13 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. The artists' signature is seen on the lower right with a date of 1920.