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

View Near High Tor
1812-1879, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches, 1855. Hill started his career as an aquatint engraver in his father's studio before moving on to watercolors and landscape painting. At the age of 21 he was entered into the National Academy of Design. In this beautiful landscape notice his use of stippling and tiny brushstroke work that create the layers of color, shadow and light. Later in life he was one of the founding members of the Society for the Advancement of Truth in Art. His work is found in the Brooklyn Museum, the Hood Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Print

Sunset Windmere
British, 1872-1936

This dry point etching measures 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches and is pencil signed.

Drawing

Nude Study, Reclining
1893-1986, American

Drawing, image size 8 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches, pencil signed