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

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

Scene From the New Testament
1592-1635, French

Engraving, image size 2 5/8 x 3 7/16 inches, 1635, inscribed "Jesus adductam ad se mulierem adulteram absoluit."

Drawing

The Gathering Crowd
1881-1939, American

This is an original ink drawing on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 11 inches, 1933, signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.