1st & 2nd items: Two (2) Henry (Harry) Ziegler (New York, 1889-1968) etchings, both portraits of the American artist Joseph Pennell, one with a pencil inscription reading top margin "Presented to F. J. Dearden from Henry Zigler and lower margin "A very interesting portrait of a very interesting – but maddening person. Joseph Pennell" and pencil signed by the artist. The other with a pencil inscription reading, "F J Dearden, imp._ from _ Henry Ziegler". 1st etching housed in a gilt wood frame with linen mat. 2nd etching housed in a simple wood frame. Image – 6 7/8" H x 5" W. Sight – 7 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W and 9 1/4" H x 7 1/4" W. 3rd item: Ink and watercolor titled "White Man Wins" depicting a circle of Native American males and cowboys playing cards. Signed and dated 1930 lower margin together with the inscription "To my friend F. J. Dearden. Kind regards, from the artist, 1931". Housed in a gilt and painted wood frame. Sight – 11 1/8" H x 14 1/4" W. Framed – 17 1/4" H x 20 1/2" W. All with a letter from the artist to F.J. Dearden regarding the drawing in this lot. Artist's Biography: Henry (Harry) Ziegler studied art with W.R. Leigh and Joseph Pennell. He is known for his western subject illustrations and paintings, and was the illustrator of Cowboy Stuff, an edition of 50 etchings. (Source: Askart). Provenance: The estate of Joan Dearden, Johnson City, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: overall good condition. Light toning to paper. 2nd item: Toning to paper, abrasions to the frame. 3rd item: Some light toning to paper. Scattered abrasions to the frame.
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