CWE Dietrich
1712-1774, German

Bathers
1712-1774, German

Engraving, 1744, image size: 3 1/8 x 5", plate signed/dated upper right


Peasant herding sheep and cattle
1712-1774, German

Etching, image size 7 3/16 x 10 1/2 inches, plate dated 1740 and signed lower right


An Apostle in a village
1712-1774, German

Etching, image size 7 1/8 x 10 7/16 inches, plate signed and dated in the cottage lintel upper right. Dietrich frequently signed his work 'Dietricy.'

Painting

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

Silence for a Time
1930-2012, American

An original woodblock print, image size 7 3/8 x 15 1/4 inches, published by the Associated American Artists with the original label, pencil signed, numbered and titled.

Drawing

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.