Prosper Louis Senat
1852-1925, American

Sailboats at Sunset
1852-1925, American

A luminous sunset scene in sepia ink, the image size of this etching is 8 1/4 x 16 3/4 inches, plate size 9 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches, published in 1888 by Klackner, New York, pencil signed, with a basket and clam rake remarque below the image. Senat was born in Pennsylvania and studied art abroad, at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and the South Kensington School in London. Throughout his life he traveled all over the world creating atmospheric watercolors and etchings, although he is best known for his New England coastal views, such as this scene of the sun setting over a quiet inlet.

Painting

Hudson River View
1822-1882, American

Oil on paper glued to board, 6 x 9 inches, c. 1840s, no discernible signature, in a 19th century gilt frame.

Print

The Ballad
1832-1892, British

Etching, image size 5 x 5 1/8 inches

Drawing

Bringing Home the Flock
1875-1909, American,N.Y.

Pastel on board, 9 x 12 inches, c. 1900, signed, in the original frame.