Joseph Hecht
1891-1951, Polish/French

Black Buck Antelope
1891-1951, Polish/French

Etching, image size 5 5/8 x 3 7/8 inches, artist proof, pencil signed "Joseph Hecht," and inscribed "apr d'artiste" (artist proof).


Adam and Eve
1891-1951, Polish/French

Etching, 11 1/4 x 8 5/8 inches, pencil signed lower right. He was involved in the foundation of the famed Atelier 17 studio, an important influence for many artists, including Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, and Marc Chagall.

Painting

Walden
1870-1959, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches, signed l.r. "J. Watson Davis", publishers remarks are below image in pencil(not seen) and are taken from Henry David Thoreau's book "Walden" from the chapter "The Bean field" and read "I cherish them, I hoe them (early and late), I have an eye to them (and this is my) days work".

Print

An Egyptian Mirror
1865-1945, British

This is a very fine etching by noted British artist D. Y. Cameron, titled "An Egyptian Mirror." The image size is 11 7/ x 6 7/8 inches, it was created in 1909 and is number 408 in the Rinder catalog, pencil signed. Sir David Cameron was considered one of the greatest British etchers of the early 20th century. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland and began studying art at the Glasgow Art School before moving on to the Edinburgh School of Art. He was a member of the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers, the Royal Society of Painters in Water-Colours, and the Royal Scottish Academy.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1953
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1953, image size 10 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches.