PAIR OF DARCY M. SWOPE (AMERICAN, 20TH CENTURY) ABSTRACT EQUESTRIAN SCENES, hand-colored etching on paper, titled "Harness Racing" and "Warm-Up", each signed in margin lower right, and housed under glass in a modern frame, one with artist inscription verso, dated "1989". Together with a line drawing print of a seated figure cutting melons, signed and dated "68" lower right, housed in a modern frame under glass; and a group of 19th-century French hand-colored engravings of fish, housed together under glass in a modern frame. Four pieces total. 19th and 20th centuries. Largest 15" x 13" sight, 22 1/2" x 20" OA.
20th-century examples in excellent condition. 19th-century engravings of fish with moderate scattered foxing and staining/discoloration. Not examined out of frames.
Provenance: Property from the estate of John D. Ralston, Staunton, VA.