19th Century American

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The Mill on the Riverbank

Etching, image size 18 x 29 1/4 inches, c. 1880, remarque l.l, pencil signed.

A Showery Day
1842-1914, American

This is an early etching by Peter Moran, image size 3 x 5 1/8 inches, published in 1875, cat: Wright-6, pencil signed. Peter Moran was a well known American painter and etcher and one of the foremost artists of the American etching revival of the late 19th century. He was known for his images of cows and farm animals, as well as his atmospheric scenes of the American Southwest. According to Wright, this image was most likely one of the fifteen etchings that Moran exhibited at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia.

The Prayer at Valley Forge
19th C.

Engraving after a painting by H. Brueckner. Image size 15 1/4 x 21 1/2, Published by John McRae, New York, 1866.

Inner Harbor Gloucester
1846-1938, American

Etching, image size 9 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches, plate signed and dated l.l. "Stephen Parrish 1883".

Fishing For Blues
1840-1922, American

Etching, image size 19 x 11 7/8 inches, copyright 1892, pencil signed l.r. "William Mc.Cary", bluefish remarque l.l., "Copyright, 1892 by Max Jacoby, N.Y." u.l.

1846-1938, American

This rare, 1881, pencil signed etching by Stephen Parrish measures 6 1/4 x 11 5/8 inches and is plate signed, titled and numbered. It is #54 in the Schneider catalogue. In the 1880's, Parrish was one of the leading etchers in America known for his depictions of the rugged New England coastline and the working-class people who lived in it.

Gardiner's Bay from the Fresh Ponds, Long Island
1842-1899, American

An atmospheric image of Long Island, this etching measures 7 5/8 x 11 1/4 inches, 1884, signed and dated in the plate, framed. Mary Nimmo Moran was one of the leading women etchers of the late 19th century, and along with her husband, Thomas Moran was at the forefront of the etching revival. Known for her originality and boldness of her etchings, Mary Nimmo Moran was a member of the Society of Painter- Etchers and the only female member of the Fellows of London's Royal Society of Painter-Etchers.

The Gooseboy
1824-1879, American

Lithograph, image size 6 x 7 1/4 inches, 1858, plate signed and dated. William Morris Hunt was one of the earliest American lithographers. He was also a painter, and studied the French Barbizon style in Europe with Millet, a close friend. Hunt is widely credited with bringing the Barbizon style of painting back to the U.S.

The Shoeshine Boy
1831-1913, American

etching,1887,etching by H.Pruet Share,17X12 1/2",pencil signed

1855-1932, American

etching 7x7, pencil signed

London Bridge
1846-1938, American

Small version, etching, image size: 6x3 1/2, plate signed

London bridge, On the Thames
1853- , American

Etching, 1882, 9 1/2 x 15 inches, plate signed. Published by Fishel, Adler and Schwartz, London.

The Olive Trees on the Riviera
1832-1920, American

Etching, image size 10 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches, 1884, artist's monogram within the plate, pencil signed, l.r, printed on Japan paper.

The Violinist
1855-1932, American

Etching on thin Japan,1900,image size 6 7/8X4 1/2",pencil signed

Summer Morning
1829-1904, American

Etching, Image size 17 7/8 x 29 5/8 inches, printed by Wm.Pate & Co, NY,
plate signed 1886


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.


Fillette en Buste, Chapeau Coquille
1859-1927, French

This is a beautiful portrait of a young girl by French artist Paul Cesar Helleu. Etching with drypoint, image size 23 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches, c. 1900, pencil signed. Helleu began his art career when he enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and worked as an apprentice for Theodore Deck, decorating ceramic plates with women's portraits. He became friends with many artists of La Belle Epoch, including John Singer Sargent, Whistler, Tissot, Monet and Rodin, and became well known for his elegant portraits of women of French society.


Summer Meadow
1872- c.1950, American

"Summer Meadow" by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 9 inches. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.