Portrait of a Young Woman
1862-1946, Italian/American

This is a sweetly intimate portrait of a young woman, oil on board, 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, c. 1920, signed lower right, framed. John Califano grew up in Italy and began showing his work as a young man, winning a gold medal in Naples, Italy. In 1881 he emigrated to the United States where he lived for several years in Chicago before settling in California. He was known for his California landscapes as well as portraits and genre scenes and showed his work at the National Academy of Design, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.


San Pietro in Castello
1848-1919, American

Etching, 11 x 15 3/8 inches, 1883, restrike 1915 by the Cincinnati Museum, cat. Poole-18, Cincinnati Museum Association stamp on reverse.


Red House in Winter
1899-1964, American

Ink and watercolor drawing attributed to the American artist, Stefan Hirsh, measuring 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, signed, on brown toned paper, framed.