20th Century American


Roger Bacon Seated on a Bench in Monks Robes
1853-1911, American

This 1903 engraving by William Bicknell, after Pyle, measures 10 3/8 x 18 inches. Pencil signed by Howard Pyle, l.l., and William Bicknell, l.r., The Bibliophile Society engraved seal in red ink, l.c., "Copyright Bibliophile Society 1903", u.l., remarque above Bicknell's signature. This print is from a portfolio of five etchings from an edition of 302 sets etched by William Bicknell, after a painting by Howard Pyle, published in Boston by the Bibliophile Society in 1903.


The Arrival
$275.00
20th Century, American

A beautiful lithograph done by the New York artist, Joan Root, measuring 9 x 13 inches. Pencil signed, titled and numbered on bottom margin. AAA label included with artist provenance.


Gambel's Quail
1926-1995, American

This etching by Sheridan Oman measures 6 7/8 x 4 15/16 inches and is pencil signed and titled. Sheridan Oman was a desert recluse, residing most of his life in Tucson, Arizona. He studied under George Grosz and Kenneth Hayes Miller at the Arts Student League in NYC. Known for his native wildlife etchings, he was the staff artist at the Bronx Zoo and towards the end of his life at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.


Portrait of a Gentleman- Ruffed Grouse
1896-1982, American

This is a finely detailed original etching by American sporting artist William Joseph Schaldach. Image size 5 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed and inscribed. Schaldach followed his lifelong passion for hunting, fishing and the outdoors in his many etchings, aquatints and drypoints. Moving from his home state of Indiana to NYC, he sold fishing tackle during the day and attended the Art Students League during the evening where he learned his craft under the watchful eye of John Sloan and George Bridgman.


The Cliff
1864-1940, American

This is a rare trial proof etching by Charles Woodbury, image size 5 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, c. 1920s, pencil signed and numbered "2". A rich impression with beautiful plate tone on a fine watermarked wove type paper. Charles Woodbury grew up in Lynn, Massachusetts and graduated from MIT with a degree in mechanical engineering. Although he had very little artistic training, Woodbury was a very successful artist from a young age; at 19 he was the youngest member of the Boston Art Club.


Ketch Thelma
1867-1951, American

This is a beautiful, richly inked original etching by Rockport artist Reynolds Beal, image size 9 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches, published in 1930, pencil signed and dated, framed. Beal was born and raised in New York City, but traveled extensively throughout his artistic career. He specialized in land and seascapes, some of his favorite locations were the North Shore of Massachusetts and the Florida Keys. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club, the National Academy of Design, The American Watercolor Society, The Society of American Engravers and the National Arts Council.


Yachting- Marblehead Harbor
1867-1951, American

A fine original etching, this image measures 8 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, published in 1929 in a small edition of 28, pencil signed and dated, framed. Reynolds Beal was born and raised in New York City, but traveled extensively throughout his artistic career. He specialized in land and seascapes, some of his favorite locations were the North Shore of Massachusetts and the Florida Keys. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club, the National Academy of Design, The American Watercolor Society, The Society of American Engravers and the National Arts Council.


Pines at Sunset
1871-1954, Swedish-American

This is a great original lithograph by Birger Sandzen. The image size is 7 x 9 7/8 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed and dated. Sandzen was born in Sweden and studied with Anders Zorn and Richard Berg before moving to Paris to study with Edmund Aman-Jean. In 1894 he accepted a teaching position at Bethany College in Kansas, where lived and taught for the rest of his life. He was a noted painter and printmaker and an important member of the Prairie Print Makers, who selected his print "A Kansas Creek" as their first gift print.


Summertime
1871-1954, Swedish-American

A remarkably dynamic image of a clear summer day, this linocut measures 9 x 12 inches, published in 1928, cat: Greenough-52, pencil signed and titled. Sandzen was born in Sweden and studied with Anders Zorn and Richard Berg before moving to Paris to study with Edmund Aman-Jean. In 1894 he accepted a teaching position at Bethany College in Kansas, where lived and taught for the rest of his life. He was a noted painter and printmaker and an important member of the Prairie Print Makers, who selected his print "A Kansas Creek" as their first gift print.


Pond With Willows
1871-1954, Swedish-American

A spectacular original linocut by Birger Sandzen, this image measures 5 3/4 x 8 3/4, published in 1930, pencil signed and titled, framed. Sandzen was born in Sweden and studied with Anders Zorn and Richard Berg before moving to Paris to study with Edmund Aman-Jean. In 1894 he accepted a teaching position at Bethany College in Kansas, where lived and taught for the rest of his life. He was a noted painter and printmaker and an important member of the Prairie Print Makers, who selected his print "A Kansas Creek" as their first gift print.

Painting

Harvest Time

A well done watercolor of an Italian harvesting scene measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. It is signed on the l.r. but at this time we are unable to decipher it. Matted and framed. (M)

Print

Toledo, Spain
$350.00
1880 - 1968, American

Etching, drypoint, image size 6 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches, edition of 100, pencil signed l.r. "Max Kuehne".

Drawing

House With Trees
1872- c.1950, American

This pen and ink drawing, by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches.