Ryohei Tanaka
1933 -, Japanese

Mountain House
1933 -, Japanese

Etching, image size 3 3/4 x 5 inches, pencil signed

Painting

Whitby, Yorkshire
1803-1840, British

Oil on canvas, 12 1/2 x 15 5/8 inches, c. 1830, signed "Chambers- Whitby" on the back of the sinking ship. A dramatic scene of a shipwreck in the stormy seas. Chambers was a painter from Whitby, Yorkshire, who specialized in seascapes. He was the son of a fisherman, and as a young boy served as a cabin boy on a merchant ship. He later spent some time in London as a set painter for the Pavillion Theater. Chambers was best known for his paintings of ships and naval battles, many of which are in museums and galleries in Britain.

Print

United States Stand at the Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace, London 1851
British

Original period, hand colored lithograph, From the paintings by Nash, Haghe and Roberts R.A., published in Dickinson's Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851, by Dickinson Bros, London, 1854, signed J. Nash in the plate, lower left, 13 3/4 x 19 1/4 inches.

Drawing

A Village on the Somme
1876-1953, Scottish

This drawing by Muirhead Bone of the French countryside measures 7 3/8 x 11 inches. It is done in graphite and sepia ink on paper, pencil signed "Bone" on the l.r. and comes with its original label. Muirhead Bone was a Scottish artist and an important figure known for his atmospheric, finely detailed landscapes, cityscapes and images of WWI.