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Painting

On the Road to the Farmhouse
1838-1909, American

This c. 1870's landscape of life on the farm by Alfred Cornelius Howland measures 17 x 13 inches and is signed on the l.l. Oil on canvas, laid on board and framed in a gold period gilt frame. Howland was born in Walpole, NH in 1838. Early in his career he learned the art of engraving and studied drawing and lithography in Boston. At the age of 22 he traveled to Germany to study at the Royal Academy and from there to Paris, where he studied with the talented Barbizon artists, Corot, Millet and Rousseau whose tonalist influence affected Howland's style for the remainder of his career.

Print

Portrait of Charles I
1721-1792, British

Engraving, "very rare proof before all lettering", 1770, after a portrait by Anthony Van Dyck, provenance: Hermann Wunderlich & Co,, New York #15463, image size 19 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches

Drawing

European Castle
1844-1920, American

Drawing, image size 10 1/4 x 17 inches