George Bellows
1882-1925, American

Amour
1882-1925, American

This lithograph by George Bellows measures 17 3/4 x 14 inches and is house in a museum quality custom frame with a linen liner. Created in 1923 in an edition of 52, from the series "Men Like Gods," based on the novel by H.G. Wells. It is #158 in the Mason catalog. This image is printed by Bolton Brown with his signature on the lower left and is pencil signed and titled by Bellows and also plate signed. In 1904 George Bellows left his hometown in Ohio to study at the New York School of Art under Robert Henri, becoming involved with Henri's "The Eight" as well as the Ashcan School.

Painting

Narragansett Bay
1835-1910, American

A lovely 1884 marine scene, by the American Luminist landscape painter, Edmund Darch Lewis. Sight size is 14 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches and is signed and dated on the lower right, watercolor with gouache, framed. A recognizable talent at an early age, Lewis studied under the German born, Hudson River School artist, Paul Weber. The Philadelphia Public Ledger described Lewis as "a tremendous talent, great freedom from tradition." His art was in high demand from the beginning and he developed a national following.

Print

Snowy Landscape
1864-1919, American

This etching by Charles Mielatz measures 3 x 4 1/2 inches. Created in 1907, it is plate signed and dated and also pencil signed on the lower margin. Mielatz was born in Germany in 1864. After arriving in the US he attended the Chicago School of Design. Meilatz studied different artistic mediums but after an introduction to etching by J.J. Callahan he came to love the etching process and devoted his time exclusively to it. For fifteen years he was the chief Instructor in etching at the National Academy of Design in NY.

Drawing

Study
1899-1987, American

Pen and ink drawing, image size 7 3/4 x 10 inches, c. 1930, signed and initialed l.r.