Douglas Ion Smart
1879-1970, British

St. Christopher, Antwerp
1879-1970, British

Etching on green paper, image size 8 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches, pencil signed


Le Chateau Gaillard, from the Seine
1879-1970, British

Etching & drypoint, 6 1/8 x 10 inches, pencil signed


La Seo, Lerida, Spain
1879-1970, British

Drypoint etching, image size 12 7/8 x 10 inches, 1937, ed. of 50, pencil signed

Painting

Running Before the Gale
1879-1967, American

This is a stunning painting by noted American marine artist Frank Vining Smith (1879-1967). This dramatic scene of a ship with foul weather rigging is painted in oils on canvas and measures 36 x 42 inches, painted c. 1930. It is signed by the artist in the lower right corner and comes in a very fine modern gilt frame. Frank Vining Smith was born and raised on Cape Cod Massachusetts and had a strong affinity with the ocean from a very young age. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston under Frank Benson, Philip Hale and Edward C.

Print

Words of Comfort
1849-1914, British

Etching, image size 9 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches, dated '79 and initialed in plate

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.