Walworth Stilson (1874-1962) works of art. 1st item: Two Ink drawings on folded card paper: Cover drawing: "The Sycamores" country house scene (sight – 6 3/8 H x 9 5/8 W); Interior drawing: scene of man and woman on rural road at night (sight – 13 1/2 H x 9 5/8 W), Paper – 22 1/4 H x 30 1/2 W. 2nd item: Sepia etching on paper, small landscape with lake, trees and a large cloud. Unframed, unsigned, inscription in bottom left reads II. Sight – 6 1/4 H x 2 1/8 W, Paper – 8 H x 4 1/8 W. 3rd item: Graphite on paper, Interior scene with written narration, At parting…[h]earts too full yet having naught to say, [t]rembling lips with yet no words to tell, [p]recious moments slipping fast away, [e]yes bitter sad where brimming sorrows dwell, [a] night of hope, albeit it is day, [t]he clasping hand- a tear, and then- farewell. Unframed, signed Walworth Stilson in bottom right quadrant under narration, light reveals inscription Berkshire Type Writer Paper USA. Sight – 12 3/8 H x 8 W. 4th item: Ink and gouache on paper, landscape scene of trees on a rocky bank with a body of water and land mass in the background with a cloudy sky. Unframed, held in acid-free tissue paper, unsigned. Sight – 6 H x 9 3/8 W. 5th item: Etching on paper, scene of a tugboat on water, overlaping initials in plate "WS" (for Walworth Stilson), lower right. In pencil on paper, lower left: 125 Tugboat. Sight – 3 1/4 H x 4 3/4 W, Paper – 9 3/8 H x 13 3/4 W. All works dated late 19th century to early 20th century. Biography: (Information via Discover Yale Digital Content) Walworth Stilson, born in Connecticut in 1874, is an artist known for his drawings, engravings, and poems. His subject matter covered various figures, landscapes, and literary works. Aside from publishing his own poems and engravings in his work "Sonnets", he completed illustrations for a few literary works such as Our Ferns in Their Haunts (1901) by Willard Nelson Clute and Thanatopsis (1909) by William Cullen Bryant. Condition: 1st item: minimal toning, minor foxing which is more prominent around the edges and fold of the paper, minor tearing in the fold of the paper, minor ink smudges. 2nd item: some toning and graphite smudges in upper left hand quadrant. 3rd item: some fading of graphite overall, minimal holes in paper, minimal foxing towards bottom left quadrant. 4th item: slight bending of corners of paper, minor losses of gouache in sky, and toning of paper. 5th item: toning and general aging, including minor foxing, paint staining in upper left hand quadrant of paper.
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