Helene Formstecher
b. 1852, French

The Fates
b. 1852, French

Etching after Michelangelo, image size: 10 11/16 x 8 1/4 inches, copyright 1888 by Gebbie & Co.

Painting

Fishing in a Mountain Stream
1828-1911, German

This is a beautiful mountain landscape by German artist Julius Rose. Oil on canvas, 8 3/8 x 12 1/2 inches, c. 1890s, in a period gilt frame, with a label with illegible title on the back. Rose studied at the Dresden Academy under Hummer and exhibited at the Paris Salon. He was known for his landscapes of the Bavarian Alps and Norwegian fjords.

Print

The Cypress
$375.00
1900-1968, American

This original etching by Levon West measures 6 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches. It is pencil signed, numbered and titled. Levon West studied at the Art Students League with Joseph Pennell, who greatly encouraged him to pursue his etching career which he did by traveling to Spain for a year to study techniques used by the masters. His first important etching came as a sketch of Charles Lindberg's plane, the "Spirit of St. Louis" which he presented to the New York Times the day after Lindberg's famous trans-Atlantic flight. The etching was front page news. From there Wests' career took off.

Drawing

Maple in Winter
1872- c.1950, American

This pencil sketch by Dexter Dawes measures 8 7/8 x 6 inches on lightweight drawing paper.