This lovely lithograph by the foremost American equine artist, George Ford Morris measures 12 3/8 x 9 1/8 inches, pencil signed, 1921, AAA label included, edition of 250. Morris was a self-taught artist but did attend classes at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Academie Julien in Paris. His illustrations appeared in all the major equine magazines of the day. He created lithographs of all the important stallions and champion horses of the last three centuries.
This original silk screen by the Japanese American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi measures 10 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches, plate signed, 1942. Kuniyoshi was born in Japan and came to the US by himself at the young age of 16 to become an artist. Putting himself through art school he eventually landed in NYC where he was noticed for his immense talent. Exhibiting with the likes of Edward Hopper and Georgia O'Keeffe, he was the first living artist to be awarded a major retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
A fine example of the work of Asa Cheffetz, this c. 1943 wood engraving is pencil signed and includes an AAA label, edition of 250, cat: Springfield-65. Cheffetz enrolled in the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston where he was a student of Philip Hale and went on to study at the National Academy of Design in New York under Ivan Olinsky and William Auebach Levy. Cheffetz worked initially with the etching process and wood block prints but then turned his talents to wood engraving which he devoted the rest of his career to.
This signed original lithograph by the American artist, Philip Cheney, measures 9 5/8 x 13 1/4 inches, pencil signed, AAA label included, edition of 250.
This lithograph by the American artist Robert Phillip measures 9 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches, pencil signed, AAA label included, 1943, edition of 250.
This original lithograph by the American artist, Georges Schreiber, measures 9 7/8 x 13 inches, pencil signed, AAA label included with artist provenance, 1942, in an edition of 250. Born in Belgium, Schreiber came to the US after the first World War. He was so grateful for the opportunities this country offered him that he traveled to each state and recorded his impressions of them. His work can be seen in the Whitney, the Met and the Museum of the City of New York.
This c. 1935 etching by Churchill Ettinger measures 8 x 6 inches, is pencil signed and titled, AAA label included, edition of 250. Considered one of the outstanding artists in the sports field, many have collected Ettinger's etchings for their attention to detail as well as their decorative appeal. Ettinger study at the National Academy of Design, the Art's Student League and the New York School of Industrial Art.
A beautiful atmospheric etching by Samuel Margolies measuring 8 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches, pencil signed, AAA label included, c. 1935. Margolies trained at the National Academy of Design and the Beaux Arts Institute. From 1935 until 1939 Margolies participated in the Works Progress Administration program as a printmaker. His work is in the Society of American Etchers and the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.
This Vermont landscape by the American artist Luigi Lucioni measures 6 1/4 x 10 7/8 inches, pencil signed, 1944, edition of 250. Lucioni was known for his remarkably detailed etchings of the New England landscape that he could bring to life and gained worldwide attention as one of the great Regionalist artists.
A lovely etching by the American artist Margery Austin Ryerson, measuring 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches, pencil signed, AAA label included with artist provenance, edition of 250.
This c. 1940 lithograph by the American artist Hannes Bok measures 9 1/4 x 13 5/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. AAA label with artist provenance included, edition of 250. Bok's real name was Wayne Francis Woodard, a talented artist, apparent at an early age, who went on to become an illustrator, writer of poetry and science fiction, painter and printmaker. His mentors were Maxfield Parrish and Ray Bradbury, both having profound influences on him and his work.
This lithograph by the American artist Philip Cheney measures 8 5/8 x 12 3/4 inches and is pencil signed. AAA label with artist provenance included, in an edition of 250.
20th c., American
This 1936 etching by the American artist Walter Locke measures 11 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches, pencil signed, dated and titled. AAA label with artist provenance included, edition of 250, c. 1938.
19th Century, British
Watercolor on paper, 10 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches, 1871, signed and dated.
This is a very fine original landscape, watercolor on paper, 10 5/8 x 16 inches, c. 1760s, clearly signed "Henry Brooke, London". Born in Dublin, Henry Brooke lived in London from 1761-1767, where he painted landscapes and historical scenes.
A distinctive image by American Regionalist Rockwell Kent, this wood engraving measures 6 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches, 1933, pencil signed. Trained as a realist painter, Kent studied with William Merritt Chase, Robert Henri, Arthur Wesley Dow, and Abbott Handerson Thayer, although he developed his own unique style of painting, and today is known as an American Symbolist and Regionalist artist. In this image, Kent uses rich contrast to create a striking image of a young woman beneath a starry sky, warm light spilling out of the doorway to illuminate her statuesque figure.
This is a beautiful original etching by British artist Sir William Russell Flint. The image size is 9 1/2 x 4 7/8 inches, published c. 1931 in an edition of 75, numbered 'V', hand signed and numbered in ink. Sir William Russell Flint was a renowned artist and illustrator in early 20th century Britain. He was born in Scotland and studied at the Royal Academy of Art in Edinburgh, then at Heatherly's Art School in London. He was known for his fine prints and paintings, many portraying graceful female figures.
This elegant portrait of the wife of composer Bobby Hazelton Ross, was created by the British printmaker, Gerald Brockhurst in 1929, pencil signed. Brockhurst also used her as the model in his "Pepita" etching. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, Gerald Brockhurst attended the Royal Academy Schools. A scholarship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the work of the great masters, especially Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him.
This Victorian landscape by the British artist, Henry Charles Fox is signed and dated on the lower right, sight size is 14 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches, housed in a period, carved gold frame measuring 18 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches. Fox was known for his superb rural landscapes depicting farm animals and country folk going about their daily routines. He was first accepted at the Royal Academy at age 25 in 1880 and was elected a full member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1889.
This beautiful landscape of the Maine coast by the master printmaker Stow Wengenroth measures 11 3/4 x 10 inches, pencil signed, editioned and titled. Created in Boothbay Harbor, November of 1937, in an edition of 50, Stuckey cat: 68. Wengenroth was one of the preeminent lithographers of 20th century America, known for his atmospheric, incredibly detailed images of the New England landscape and coastline. He studied at the Art Students League and the Grand Central School of Art in New York, and in the summers studied with John Carlson in Woodstock NY and George Ennis in Eastport ME.