This is an original wood block print by American artist Isac Friedlander. Created circa 1930 this image is titled: "Companions", It is pencil signed and titled in the lower border. The image measures 11 3/4X9 3/4 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper. Isac Friedlander (1890-1968) was born in Mitau, Latvia. He was arrested in 1906 and imprisoned by Russian authorities for anti- Czarist Political activities from 1906 to 1912. He studied art at the Academy of Rome, Italy from 1913 until 1917. He was a friend of Russian writer Maxim Gorky. Friedlander began his printing career in 1915. In 1917 he repatriated to Russia during the Kerensky regime, but in 1929 Friedlander immigrated to the US with the encouragement of his cousin Joseph Hirshhorn.
This is an original etching by American artist George Hand Wright. The title is Neighbors, showing a winter encounter with a snowbound car being towed by a horse drawn sled. The image measures 77/8X9 3/4 inches. Hand signed in pencil lower border, printed on a medium weight wove type paper.
This is a lithograph by American artist Julia Rogers (1932-) The title is "Idle Time" created and printed circa 1950, this lithograph is hand signed in pencil and has an image size of 9X12 1/2 inches. This lithograph came to us in a nice period frame.
This original etching and drypoint was created by American artist Levon West. The title is "The Prospector" it was created and printed in 1928, it has an edition of 27/100. The image measures 8 1/4X 10 3/4 inches. Pencil signed, editioned and titled in the lwer border. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.
This is an oil on board painting by American Boston artist Sam Thal. The piece is titled and dated on the back of the board, Gloucester Landscape, 1939. The painting measures 18X24 inches, it is signed lower left corner. he studied for three years (1923-26) at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and spent the next ten years producing architectural sculpture in association with George K. Loeser at Harvard University.
By the mid-Thirties, the artist was able to devote all of his time to painting, sculpting and etching. Later in the decade, he assisted in the establishment of art education programs under the aegis of the Federal Art Project. Thal also taught life drawing classes at Garland Junior College in Boston, the Boston Architectural Club and the Boston Museum of Modern Art (now the Institute of Contemporary Art).
This is an oil on canvas board painting by Rockport artist Stanley Woodward. The title written on the back is: The Old Grist Mill, Sudbury Ma. Painted circa 1920 this painting has an image size of 12X16 inches. Clearly signed lower right. Framed in a modern metal leaf gilt frame. The over all frame measures 18X22 inches.
This painting of a lakeside cottage is by American artist Henry Pember Smith (1854-1907) This oil on canvas measures 12X16 inches. Signed lower right corner. Framed in a period carved and gilt molding. Very fine condition, one tiny repair in the upper left, invisible to the eye. His landscapes are his best known works, particularly those of New England, Spain, Italy, England. "Working primarily in oils and watercolors, and using a tighter technique than the emerging impressionists of his time, Smith was a true realist."
This is a rare pair of Folkart Portraits of a Brother and Sister, oil on canvas, unsigned but in the style of Joseph Goodhue Chandler. Each painting measures 10 3/4X9 1/4 inches and came in a pair of 19th century gilt frames. The overall frame size is 13 1/2X12 inches. There are a few minor spots of repair and retouch. Both works could use a cleaning but they are quite presentable as they now appear.
Original etching and drypoint by French artist of the Belle Epoque era, James Jacques Tissot. The title is: L'Ete, this image was created and printed in 1878 in an edition of 100 unsigned proofs. The image measures 14 3/4X8 3/8 inches. Printed on a cream toned laid paper. The sitter is Kathleen "Kate" Newton (1854-1882), Tissot's Irish muse and mistress from 1871-82. Tissot portrayed her as a personification of summer in this etching. This image appears in the Wentworth catalog as image no. 43...A very fine impression in an archival picture frame.
This is an original etching by American artist Alex A. Blum. The title as appears on the building is: Abigail Jones Prop.. This etching was created circa 1940 and sold through Associated American artists in New York. The edition was 250. The image measures 10 1/4X14 inches. Hand signed and titled in pencil, printed on a medium weight wove type paper.
This is a fine original wood engraving by American artist Grace Albee. The title is :Forgotten Things. It was created and printed in 1942 in an edition of 200. This image was published by the Print Club of Cleveland and appears in the Kraeft book, Great American Prints. The image measures 8X 11 1/4 inches. printed on a thin Japan type paper.
This is one of the most important works by American artist Troy Kinney (1871-1938) This artist was best known for his studies of Ballet and Modern Dance. The title of this work is: Lopokova and Nijinski in Les Sylphides. It was created and printed in 1916, This hand colored etchings is numbered as 76/82. The image measures 12 1/8X9 7/8 inches. The etching is hand signed in pencil lower left border. Very fine condition, the colors are richer than our image suggests. The image appears in the 1020 Kinney catalog as image number 11.
This is an original etching of Russian Peasants, circa 1920. It is initialed in the plate and signed in sepia ink in the lower right corner of the sheet. The image measures 8 3/4X11 1/4 inches, printed on a heavy weight wove type paper. We do not know who this artist is even though it has a clear signature.
This is an original serigraph by American artist Will Barnet. The title is Reflections, this image was created and printed in 1971. The image is pencil signed, titled and has the edition as 81/225. The image measures 22X14 inches. Barnet was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and, on a scholarship, went to New York to study at the Art Students League.
This is an original serigraph by American artist Will Barnet (1911-2012) This image is hand signed, titled and has the edition as 145/150. The image measures 18X18 inches printed on an arches wove type paper. Barnet was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and, on a scholarship, went to New York to study at the Art Students League. This serigraph is museum matted and framed.
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