Sigmund Abeles
b. 1934, American

Philosophy Student
b. 1934, American

Wood engraving, image size 6 x 9 inches, artist's proof, pencil signed

Painting

"L'optique"   Peep Show

This is a very rare early French genre painting depicting a traveling vendor with his peep show in a country setting, with a mother and her children viewing the display titled "Le Vrai Jesus". Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 inches, overall frame size 41 x 36 inches, c. 1780s. This painting is unsigned, but it is exquisitely painted; the style and subject very reminiscent of the work of Louis Leopold Boilly (1761-1845). The painting was relined on aluminum and has some areas of inpainting, mostly the bottom edge and upper right, but overall is really quite presentable.

Print

Baigneuse Debout, A Mis-Jambes
1841-1919, French

This etching by Renoir measures 6 1/4 x 4 inches. Created in 1910 on laid paper, it is a late impression from the original plate from 1910. Delteil 23. Framed.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1934
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and colored pencil drawing, 1934, image size 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches.