The Old Orchard

The Old Orchard
1872- c.1950, American

A beautiful scene of a summertime apple orchard done in pencil by Dexter Dawes, a Marlboro, NH artist. 7 3/4 x 11 inches.

Painting

Mountain View

Mountain View
1872- c.1950, American

This landscape by Dexter Dawes measures 15 x 20 7/8 inches, is signed and dated, 1937. There are some indications that it was painted on a rainy day. 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.

Print

Pont Saint Michel

Pont Saint Michel
1877-1942, Czech

Etching and aquatint by the Czech artist, Tavik F. Simon, measuring 12 1/2 x 15 5/8 inches, pencil signed, cat: Novak-455, numbered 73, edition of 300, published by "Les Graveurs Modernes, Paris. T.F.Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts. Simon was an exceptional painter and printmaker, and is best known for his atmospheric color etchings and aquatints.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1948

Christmas Card 1948
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1948, image size 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches.