Peter Mazell
18th c., English

Sea Birds
18th c., English

Color etching, image size 13 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches, inscribed in plate "L2" l.l.


Manx Petrel
18th c., English

Hand colored engraving, circa 1790, Mazell was an English engraver working in London and exhibiting from the late 1760s through thr 1780s. Know also for portraits and landscape


Water Bird Pair
18th c., English

Hand colored engravings, circa 1709, image size 14 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches, monogram in plate

Painting

Herding the Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a very fine painting of a farmer herding his cows along a country road by Providence artist George Arthur Hays. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, 1908, signed in the lower left corner, signed and dated on the back of the canvas, in an ornate period gilt frame. George Arthur Hays was born in Greenville, NH, but lived for most of his adult life in Providence, Rhode Island. Although Hays had very little formal training, he was a successful artist known for his Barbizon inspired landscapes, many with cows or sheep.

Print

On the Lake
1864-1940, European

Etching, image size 15 1/8 x 11 inches, pencil signed and numbered 119/120

Drawing

Still Life with Fruit
1893-1986, American

Pastel on paper, image size 15 x 18 inches, signed upper right