Marco Christoph Sadeler
1614, German

Outdoor Pursuits
1614, German

Engraving, image size 5 1/4 x 8 5/16 inches, plate inscribed "Marco Sadeler excudit"


Out Door Pursuits
1614, German

Engraving, image size 5 1/4 x 8 5/16 inches, plate inscribed " Marco Sadeler excudit"

Painting

Floral Still Life

This is a very sweet floral still life in a distinctive gilt period frame. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, c. 1880s, unsigned, with a label from Algernon Stubbs Frames, Portland, Maine on the back of the frame.

Print

The Phoenician Coast
1883-1959, Scottish

This fine etching titled "The Phoenician Coast" depicts a rocky coast with mast ships in the distance. The image size measures 8 1/2 x 12 3/8 inches with adequate margins. Printed in 1934 in an edition of 80 it is plate signed and dated and also hand signed in pen and ink. McBey's love of the sea and boats is apparent in this landscape of the Syrian coast, near Tyre. Born into poverty he was a self-taught artist only to become the leading figure of the British Etching Revival. His works vary in subject and style but all reveal his masterful draughtsmanship and his sense of light.

Drawing

Study of Greek Statue

This early European drawing in red crayon, c. 1600, is unidentified. It has a watermark of a fleur de lis with a "M" above it. The sheet size measures 14 3/4 x 10 inches.