Lithographs


Island Light
1906-1978, American

This beautiful landscape of the Maine coast by the master printmaker Stow Wengenroth measures 11 3/4 x 10 inches, pencil signed, editioned and titled. Created in Boothbay Harbor, November of 1937, in an edition of 50, Stuckey cat: 68. Wengenroth was one of the preeminent lithographers of 20th century America, known for his atmospheric, incredibly detailed images of the New England landscape and coastline. He studied at the Art Students League and the Grand Central School of Art in New York, and in the summers studied with John Carlson in Woodstock NY and George Ennis in Eastport ME.


Selbstbildnis im Profil Nach Rechts
1867-1945, German

An evocative self portrait by German Expressionist artist Kathe Kollwitz, lithograph, image size approximately 18 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, sheet size 22 3/8 x 18 inches, 1938. Kollwitz was known for her dramatic images of the poor, especially women and children, and the stark realities of poverty and war. She also created many self portraits over the course of her long career, this litho being her last one.


Head of a Girl
1890-1978, English

A truly remarkable original lithograph, image size 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches, 1944, from a small edition of 25, pencil signed and dated. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, Gerald Brockhurst was enrolled in the Royal Academy Schools. A scholarship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the work of the great masters, especially Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him. He became well known for his classically styled portraits etched with a remarkable sense of detail and texture.


Race at Latimer Reef
1906-1978, American

A beautiful, atmospheric lithograph by the American artist, Stow Wengenroth, measuring 8 x 15 1/4 inches, pencil signed and editioned. This scene off the coast of Noank, Connecticut, was created by Wengenroth in December of 1946, and is #163 in the Stuckey catalogue. Wengenroth was one of the preeminent lithographers of 20th century America, known for his atmospheric, incredibly detailed images of the New England landscape and coastline.


Old Jersey Hills
1892, American

A very fine original lithograph by New York artist Harry L Taskey. Image size 11 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches, c. 1935, edition of about 25, published by the New York City WPA Project, pencils signed and titled.


Blooming Mill
1913-2008, American

An incredible, 1945 etching by the American artist, Jackson Lee Nesbitt, measuring 10 x 13 5/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. In the 1930s, Nesbitt studied art under Thomas Hart Benton, John deMartelly and Ross Braught at the Kansas City Art Institute. He became known for his southern Regionalist prints depicting everyday life in rural America, of which several were commissioned by the Associated American Artists.


Nude On Bed
1864-1940, European

An early Herrmann Paul lithograph measuring 6 3/4 x 9 5/8 inches, pencil signed and numbered, 8/15. A beautiful image on heavy weight paper with the "Chartres" auction stamp on the verso. Well-known for his illustrative, satirical work of the French upper class, Paul rose to fame during France's "Belle Epoque" period and whose work was exhibited along side other famous French artist's including Vuillard, Matisse and Toulouse-Latrec.


Cow and Calf
1912-1985, American

This 1934 lithograph by the American artist Ira Moskowitz measures 9 7/8 x 10 3/4 inches, pencil signed, plate dated.


Jimmy, Jerry and Smoky
1895-1963, American

Lovely and endearing is this Diana Thorne lithograph of three terriers waiting patiently for their reward. It measures 10 3/4 x 16 inches, pencil signed and plate titled, framed. Thorne was born in Russia but move to Canada at an early age, living on various farms where her love of all animals began. Thorne was known for her ability to show motion in her dog images by her use of solid lines and light and dark tones.


From the Mountain Top
1912-1985, American

This is a very fine original lithograph of a mountaintop view across a lake with gentle hills rolling away to the horizon. The image size is 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches, published in 1933 in a very small edition of 24, signed and dated in the image, pencil signed, numbered and titled.

Painting

Pastoral Landscape with Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a great original painting by George Arthur Hays, with several cows resting in a verdant landscape. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, 1908, signed lower left, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.

Print

Spanish Dancers
1889-1965, American

etching, 10x11 3/4", pencil signed

Drawing

River View with Cottages
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 10 3/8 x 16 5/8 inches, unsigned