Georg Anton Rasmussen
1842-1914, Norwegian

Cabin by the Fjord
1842-1914, Norwegian

This is an incredibly detailed, atmospheric Norwegian landscape of a small cabin at the edge of a fjord, the distant hills fading into a soft morning mist. It is painted in oil on panel, 11 x 16 inches, 1871, clearly signed "A Rasmussen 71" in the lower right corner, in an ornate period gilt frame.

Painting

St. Nicholas Church
19th century

Ink Wash, image size 6 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 1774, information written on lower edge "Rodmel" and "Iford Oct. 17th, 1774.

Print

The Strabismic Jew
1922-2000, American

This is a very striking original woodcut, the image size is 41 x 22 1/2 inches, published in 1955, cat: Fern & O'Sullivan- 259, pencil signed and titled, inscribed "For Jay & Moe", framed. Baskin was an important artist in the mid 20th century, known for his evocative woodcuts, lithographs, and etchings. Baskin attended Yale University School of Fine Arts and after a three year stint in the Navy, studied art under the GI Bill, traveling to France and Italy.

Drawing

Rocky Outcropping
1872- c.1950, American

A fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes done on a heavy weight paper. It measures 7 5/8 x 11 inches. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.