Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches, 1944, signed l.r, in the original frame, with label. Woiceske was born in Bloomington Illinois and studied art with Birge Harrison and John Carlson. He became quite well known for his etchings and paintings of snow covered landscapes. Woiceske was a member of the Philadelphia Print Club, the National Association of Etchers, and the Woodstock Artist's Association.
A Summer Lake
Oil on canvas, sight size 7 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, unsigned, in a period gilt frame.
Monhegan Island View
Oil on canvas, sight size 16 1/2 x 40 inches, c. 1910, signed l.l. "F. Weber", framed. Weber grew up in Columbia, SC but was educated in Germany where he graduated in Berlin in 1903. His artistic education began in Paris at the Ecole National des Beaux Arts and the Julian Academy. Ferdinand Humbert, Jean Paul Laurens, Raoul Verlet and Paul Richer were his teachers. He is known for his etchings, sculptures and paintings which are exhibited in many public and private collections.
A Mountain Cabin in the Great Smokies
Watercolor, image size 11 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches, pencil signed and titled l.r. "A Mountain Cabin in the Great Smokies-HARRISON CADY", framed. Harrison Cady was born in Gardner, Massachusetts, where his family owned a general store. As a teenager he began working as a magazine artist, cartoonist, and illustrator; becoming best known for his long running comic, 'Peter Rabbit'.
Watercolor on paper, image size 13 1/4 x 18 1/8 inches, 1950, signed and titled in pencil, l.r. This is a study for the painting, "Debussy's Clouds," which was featured on the program for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra's concert in December 1950.
Autumn in New England
Oil on canvas adhered to board, 11 x 15 inches, c. 1930, signed, framed. James King Bonnar was born in North Adams, Massachusetts and studied at the Massachusetts School of Art, becoming known for his New England landscapes and harbor scenes. He was one of the Rockport school of artists, along with Emile Gruppe, Aldro Hibbard and Anthony Thieme. He served as president of the Copley Society of Boston, was a member of the North Shore Arts Association and the Rockport Art Association, and in 1949 founded the Newton Art Association.
Oil on canvas, 19 x 24 inches, c. 1925, illegible signature, attributed to Kaelin (1858-1927).
20th C., American
Factory Buildings at Night
Watercolor, image size 15 x 22 1/4 inches, signed l.r. "B. Witthoff 1961".
Mill Slade Near Lynton, North Devon
Oil on paper, sight size 6 x 9 1/4 inches, sources suggest this work is attributed to Jasper Cropsey who lived and painted in England in 1856, oil on paper adhered to board, period frame, the subject is identified on the back.
19th C, American
By River's Edge
Watercolor, sight size 14 x 9 1/4 inches, signed l.r. "Alfred A. Matthews", period rosewood frame.