Harrison W. Weir (British 1824-1906) - Pencil on paper, heightened with white. 14 x 10 inches. Signed and dated lower left: Harrison Weir, Jan. 1862. Original condition, unframed. Harrison Weir was known as "The Father of the Cat Fancy" and was an English gentleman and artist. Weir organized the first cat show in England, held at the Crystal Palace, London, in July, 1871. The present drawing served as the basis for a print published in 1865.
William Henry Bartlett (English 1809-1854) - The Amphitheatre, Verona, Italy. Circa 1835-38. Sepia watercolor on paper, 4 7/8 x 7 5/16 inches. Excellent condition, framed. Rare, original William Henry Bartlett watercolor which was the preliminary, drawn from nature work that was later engaved on steel. Provenance: Robert R. Porter, Classical scholar and former professor at Princeton and Yale, as well as an Oxford Rhodes scholar.
Harry Fenn (American 1837-1911) - Aquatic Gardening, As it was in the Beginning, 1895. Pen, ink and wash with gouache highlights, 7 x 12 inches. Signed lower left: H. Fenn, 95. Pristine original condition. Original Century Co. label verso with title in the artist's hand. Various other stamps, numbers and notations verso.
Donald Morris Kirkpatrick (American 1887-1966) - Figures on the Beach, Barbados. Watercolor on paper, mtd. on board, 13 x 17.50 inches (image size). Signed lower right: D.M. Kirkpatrick. Excellent original condition, titled on the verso in the artist's hand. Provenance: Descended in the family of the artist. One of many works by the artist in stock, including, oils, watercolors, drawings and etchings.