Woodblocks


Heavenly Music
1929-2009, American

Linocut in brown ink. Print 246 in an edition of 250. Pencil signed in the lower right. Printed by the artist.


Terrier
1879-1967, American

Plate measures 6 x 5 on 9 x 6 inch medium weight handmade paper. Unsigned. The dog is likely the pet of the artist.


Reeds by Stream
1845 – 1924, Japanese

Print measures 10 inches x 5 1/8 inches on 16 1 /4 x 8 1/2 inch paper. Pencil signed and titled, artist's seal in the lower right. C. 1920


Sandpiper
1837-1913, Japanese

Ca. 1900-1910. Artist's seal in lower left. 9 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches.


Eight Views of New England: Portsmouth, N.H.

10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inch color woodblock print by Japanese artist Sachiko Furui. Pencil signed, titled, and editioned. Print 25 in an edition of 100. Sachiko Furui was born in Japan and currently resides in the United States. Like Hiroshige's "100 Views of Edo" and Hokusai's "36 View of Fuji", Furui's goal is to create a series of woodblock prints titled "The Hundred Views of America".


Sunflowers

20th century Japanese School woodblock. 21 x 13 inches. Pencil signed, titled, and dated 1969. Print 17 in an edition of 50.


Abstract Figures in a Field
1885-1917, German

11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inch woodcut on 15 1/4 x 10 1/2 laid-type paper. Unsigned.


The Witches Fire
1879-1946

Framed color woodblock printed in 1925, 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches on 9 x 11 1/4 Japan-type paper. Pencil titled and signed.


The Family
1879-1963, Latvian/American

10 1/2 x 8 inch linocut on wove-type paper. Pencil signed and titled. C. 1932. Plate initialed in the lower right corner.


Job Wanted
1879-1963, Latvian/American

This pencil titled and signed linocut depicts the bleakness of New York City in the Depression Era. 8 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches on 10 x 12 1/2 wove-type paper. "1932 N.Y" in pencil on the lower right.

Painting

The Farmyard
1844-1902, American

Oil on canvas, 15 x 21 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, attributed to John Appleton Brown, partial monogram lower left corner, in a period frame. John Appleton Brown was born in Newburyport, Ma and studied painting with Albert T. Bricher and Benjamin C. Porter, then traveled to Paris to study with Emile Lambinet. He became known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes of New England and images of apple orchards, earning himself the nickname "Appleblossom Brown." Brown was a member of the Society of American Artists and the National Academy of Design.

Print

Low Tide Bay of Fundy
1846-1938, American

Original etching by Stephen Parrish, "Low Tide Bay of Fundy", 1881, 3rd state of 3. Image size is 12 X 19 inches, hand signed in pencil lower right border. Catalog: SP64. Printed with sepia toned ink on wove type paper. Sheet size is 14 1/4 X 21 inches.

Drawing

Storm
20th Century, American

A very fine scratchboard image of a stormy coastline, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.