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Engravings


The Fallen Star
1884-1966, British
The Fallen Star

This engraving by Stanley Anderson measures 7 x 8 1/2 inches. Pencil signed in an edition of 85. Anderson was an early 20th C. etcher and engraver, first studying under his father, Alfred Elmer Anderson and then at the Royal College of Art in London under Frank Short, traditionally engraving scenes of the English countryside and/or architectural views.


King David
1922-2000, American
King David

A linoleum engraving by Leonard Baskin of King David. It measures 2 1/2 x 3 inches and is printed on a 17 x 17 1/2 inch sheet of medium weight paper. Published in 1952, it is listed in the Fern and O'Sullivan catalogue as #175.


Castle Street Dog
1922-2000, American
Castle Street Dog

This wood engraving by Leonard Baskin measures 2 1/2 x 2 inches. Published in 1952 by "The Gehenna Press", this image was included in a series entitled "Castle Street Dogs". Printed on Troya paper on a large sheet measuring 17 x 17 inches. It is #155 in the Fern and O'Sullivan catalogue.


Rooster
1922-2000, American
Rooster

This linoleum engraving by Leonard Baskin measures 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, is printed on Troya paper and the sheet size is 17 x 17 1/2 inches. Published in 1951 by "The Gehenna Press" in Worcester, MA., this image appeared in "A Little Book of Natural History". It is listed in the Fern and O'Sullivan catalogue as #119.


Castle Street Dogs
1922-2000, American
Castle Street Dogs

This wood engraving by Leonard Baskin measures 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, printed on a sheet size of 17 1/2 x 17 inches. Created in 1952, this unsigned proof is listed as #152 in the Fern and O'Sullivan catalogue. Printed on Troya paper in an edition of 25.


Boy With Cock
1922-2000, American
Boy With Cock

This linoleum engraving by Leonard Baskin measures 4 x 2 1/2 inches and is printed on a sheet size of 17 1/2 x 17 inches. An unsigned proof done in 1951 for "A Little Book of Natural History", published by The Gehenna Press in Worcester, MA., and is listed as #101 in the Fern and O'Sullivan catalogue. After serving in the Navy during WWII, Baskin began his career as a printmaker in the late 1940s, beginning with simple linocuts, but quickly progressing to dramatic wood engravings, then later etchings and lithographs.


Jeypore, Evening
1883-1948, English
Jeypore, Evening

This engraving of a busy street in Jeypore, India measures 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 inches. It is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin.


The Voyage of Life - Old Age
1801-1848, American
The Voyage of Life - Old Age

This engraving by James Smillie measures 15 x 22 3/4 inches. Created after four paintings by Hudson River School founder Thomas Cole, this early lettered proof impression, published in Boston by L.A. Elliot, reads, "From the original Painting by Thomas Cole, in the possession of Rev.d Gorham D. Abbott, Spingler Institute, New York", under the title on the lower margin. Also included on the lower margin is a poem by J.H. Daniels. In 1842 Thomas Cole did a series of paintings that represented an allegory for the four stages of life; childhood, youth, manhood, and old age.


Yachting - Scene Off Cowes, Isle of Wight
1791-1873, British
Yachting - Scene Off Cowes, Isle of Wight

Engraving, hand-colored aquatint, image size 12 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches, after T.S. Robbins, inscribed in the plate T.S. Robbins, Del. l.l. and "J. Harris Sculpt." l.r., titled in the plate l.c., Plate 1, from Fores's Marine Sketches, published 1851 by Fores, 41 Piccadilly, London. The brig Xarifa races the Mirage, H. M. S. Yacht Victoria & Albert & Fairy, Musquito, Bianca, and Pearl, in the English Channel.


Sheep Shearing
1884-1966, British
Sheep Shearing

Engraving, image size 7 1/2 x 6 inches, 1942, published by the Chicago Society of Etchers, blindstamp lower left, pencil signed, titled in the lower margin.

Painting

Monadnock  View
1872- c.1950, American
Monadnock View

This hilltop view of Mt. Monadnock by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1932. 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

Sea Birds
18th c., English
Sea Birds

Color etching, image size 13 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches, inscribed in plate "L2" l.l.

Drawing

A Young Man
1940-, American
A Young Man

Crayon and watercolor on paper, 11 3/4 x 8 7/8 inches, signed "K. Bokov", l.l.