Lithographs


Rural Delivery
1896-1974, American

This early lithograph by the New England Regionalist artist Paul Sample measures 9 x 13 1/4 inches, pencil signed, AAA label included. Sample was known for his portrayal of life in rural New England in the 1950's. He was the artist in residence at Dartmouth College, a position he held from 1938 to 1962. In 1941 he was inducted into the National Academy.


Rocks, Eastport
1906-1978, American

This early lithograph by the American artist Stow Wengenroth measures 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed, 1931, in and edition of 75, cat: BPL-4. Wengenroth 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. In 1931 he had his first one man show at the MacBeth Galleries, beginning a long and very successful artistic career.


Etruscan Horse and Figure
1935-2013, American

This image by George Miyasaki measures 11 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches, pencil signed, dated, editioned and titled. George Miyasaki, born in Hawaii, studied at California College of Arts & Crafts in Oakland, California and went on to become one of the leading abstract expressionists in the San Francisco area known for his pioneering work in the field of printmaking. This print was originally offered through Associated American Artists in New York, the label is included.


Recurrence
1862-1928, American

Lithograph with lithotint on zinc by the American artist, Arthur Bowen Davies, measures 12 5/8 x 19 inches, signed in the image, l.r., edition of 25 or less, printed by George C. Miller, i/ii, 1921, cat: Czestochowski-192. Davies was known for his unique decorative style, often visualized in a fantasy world of female figures. One of the most respected and successful American artists, he was a member of the "Eight" and was the principal organizer of the 1913 Armory Show.


Waterfront
1906-1978, American

This image by the American artist, Stow Wengenroth, measures 7 7/8 x 12 3/4 inches, pencil signed, 1936, cat: BPL-58, edition of 40. Wengenroth 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. In 1931 he had his first one man show at the MacBeth Galleries, beginning a long and very successful artistic career.


Hog Island - II - Wet Basin - Hulls Afloat
1881-1953, American

A wonderful impression by the American artist Thornton Oakley measuring 20 x 14 1/2 inches, pencil signed by the printer, Bolton Brown, l.l., plate signed and pencil titled by the artist l.r., c. 1918. Graduating with a degree in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1902, Oakley then changed mediums and began studying illustration under Howard Pyle at the Brandywine School and became one of Pennsylvania's most accomplished illustrators, best known for his drawings of American industrial scenes.


Old Man Towne Bought a New Scythe, 1938
1903-1979, American

A beautiful light-filled lithograph by the American artist, John Stockton deMartelly, measuring 8 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, cat: Zink 45, published by AAA, pencil signed. John deMartelly studied at the Pennsylvania School of Fine Arts, traveling to Italy and London to continue his studies. He was close friends with Thomas Hart Benton, with whom he taught at the Kansas City Art Institute for several years, before becoming the artist in residence at Michigan State University. DeMartelly was known for his regionalist style, most often depicting scenes of rural American farm life.


Le Music-Hall
1885-1930, American

This 1926 lithograph by Jules Pascin measures 10 x 12 3/4 inches, pencil signed in an edition of 35, cat: Hemin 7. Part of the edition was destroyed in the 1945 bombing of Royan. Pascin became a symbol of the Montparnasse artistic community creating mainly watercolors and prints. Drawing upon his surroundings, his subjects included nudes and portraiture of many of his friends. Influenced by Fauvism and Cezanne he exhibited 12 of his works at the 1913 Armory Show.


Steamboat Rock, Wyoming
1897-1992, American

This signed original lithograph by the American artist, Philip Cheney, measures 9 5/8 x 13 1/4 inches, pencil signed, AAA label included, edition of 250.


By the Lake
1895-1981, American

This lithograph by the American artist Robert Phillip measures 9 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches, pencil signed, AAA label included, 1943, edition of 250.

Painting

Portrait of a Child
1893-1986, American

Oil on wood panel, circa 1960, image size 9 5/8 x 8 inches,

Print

The Great Mirror of Folly
$325.00

This illustrative page from "The Great Mirror of Folly", 1720, was a volume of text with 76 engraved plates, documenting the international joint-stock scandal instigated by John Law. This great "Theater of Folly", representing the origin, progress, and downfall of the South Sea Bubble in France, England and Holland, is a collection of engraved plates with caricatures of the schemes of John Law and the Mississippi Company that lured clients to invest in establishing colonies in Louisiana and Canada with fatal results. Text below the image is in Dutch.

Drawing

Christmas Card
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, image size 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches.