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.


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.


Serpent Slayer
1838-1912, Japanese

Color woodblock print by Chikanobu Toyohara on rice paper, printed in 1886. Print measures 13 1/4 by 8 7/8 inches.

Painting

A Woodland Spring
1857-1927, American

This is a richly painted, atmospheric woodland scene by the New England artist Joseph H. Greenwood. Oil on board, 6 x 8 inches, 1898, signed and dated on the lower right. Greenwood started out as a factory worker and then a teacher and eventually became Worcester's most noted landscape painter who preferred to paint the natural beauty of rural New England's four seasons. He was influenced by his contemporaries, George Inness and Willard Metcalf and studied in the Boston area with R. Swain Gifford and John Appleton Brown.

Print

House of the Smith
1818-1910, British

Etching, image size: 4 1/2 x 6 inches, 1864, cat. Schneiderman 58, pencil signed

Drawing

Dust Storm
$1250.00
1896-1970, American

C. 1941. An early study for the well-known lithograph of the same name. The lithograph was an advertisement for Purlator Oil Filters in the 1941 Saturday Evening Post. Charcoal and ink on paper. Signed "Rob" in the lower right. Image size 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches on 12 x 12 inch medium weight wove type paper. An incredibly sharp drawing with dramatic chiaroscuro.