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Four Walworth Stilson, (American, CT, 1874-1962) landscape drawings, graphite, charcoal and pastel. 1ST ITEM: Charcoal with gouache moonlit landscape scene of stream framed by woods, Image: 17-1/4" H x 11-3/4" W. 2ND ITEM: Graphite, charcoal with chalk highlights rural landscape of building next to stream. Image: 19-3/4" H x 15-1/4 W. 3RD ITEM: Charcoal, graphite and gouache landscape of dirt road leading into hills and with a cloud-filled sky. Ingres watermark at upper right corner of paper. Image: 6-1/4" H x 9-1/2' W. 4TH ITEM: Graphite, pastel and gouache landscape of pond with grasses and trees. Image size: 4-1/2" H x 6-3/4" W. All four drawings are unsigned but have been consigned by descendant of artist's family. Stilson's art career started in New York City as an illustrator for several periodicals. Books illustrated by Stilson include "Our Fern and Their Haunts" by Willard N. Chute and "The Writers of Knickerbocker New York" by Hamilton Wright Mabie. An extensive biography of Stilson was done in a June 1925 article of the Bridgeport Life Newspaper of Bridgeport, Connecticut reviewing Stilson's artistic, poetic, and musical genius. Examples of Stilson's work are in the collections of the Yale University Art Gallery and The New Milford Historical Society of Connecticut. Condition: All in very good condition with some foxing on paper and one crease in upper right corner of item 3.