Benton M Spruance
1904-1967, American

Set Pieces: Vanity of Trust
1904-1967, American

Lithograph, image size 13 x 18 1/2 inches, 1949, edition of 30, pencil signed, titled and editioned. Spruance studied in Paris after winning the coveted Cresson Scholarship in 1928 while attending college at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. He studied with Edmond and Jaques Desjobert in Paris before returning to the US and continuing his nearly forty year career as a printmaker.


Ecclesiastes - Essay 2
1904-1967, American

Lithograph, image size 18 x 13 inches, edition of 30, 1945, print signed, dated, edition number, and title in pencil. Plate signed "BS" l.r. Fine & Looney 246. Spruance studied in Paris after winning the coveted Cresson Scholarship in 1928 while attending college at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. He studied with Edmond and Jaques Desjobert in Paris before returning to the US and continuing his nearly forty year career as a printmaker.

Painting

In a Stormy Sea

This 19th Century European School marine painting measures 4 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches, oil on board, framed.

Print

The Thomas W. Koon Dam, Cumberland, Maryland
1894-1976, German-American

Etching, image size 7 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches, 1931, pencil signed and inscribed "No 38"

Drawing

Calais

Watercolor on paper, 5 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches, circa 1863, monogram lower left