William Hogarth
1697 - 1764, English

Hogarth Painting the Comic Muse
1697 - 1764, English

Engraving, plate size 16 x 13 7/8 inches, after the self-portrait by William Hogarth, printed by James Heath, 1822.


Hogarth With His Dog Trump
1697 - 1764, English

Engraving, plate size 15 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, 1795, engraving by Benjamin Smith after the self-portrait by William Hogarth, published by J & J Boydell, Cheapside, London.


Pharoh's Daughter
1697 - 1764, English

Engraving after the painting in the Foundling Hospital in Florence by Luke Sullivan
"And the child grew and she brought him unto the Pharoh's daughter and he became her son. And she called his name Moses. " Published as the Act directs Febry 5, 1752"
image size 16 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches

Painting

Pastoral Landscape with Cows
1854-1934, American

This is a great original painting by George Arthur Hays, with several cows resting in a verdant landscape. Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches, 1908, signed lower left, 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

Boulevard Saint Martin in Winter
1877-1942, Czech

This is an atmospheric original etching and aquatint in color by Tavik Frantisek Simon, titled "Boulevard Saint Martin in Winter". The image size is 12 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches, published in 1914, pencil signed, with a blindstamp lower left. T. F. Simon was born in Bohemia, now the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as Asia and the U.S. He lived in Paris from 1905-1913, then returned to Prague to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts.

Drawing

Giant Pine
1872- c.1950, American

This fine pencil drawing of a giant pine tree with its wooded surroundings, by local Marlboro, NH artist, Dexter Dawes measures 15 x 11 inches and is sketched on a medium weight, gray paper. Dawes summered in southern NH, with its' majestic views of Mt. Monadnock where many of his inspirations for his drawings, paintings and lithographs came from.