Hubert François Gravelot
1699-1773, French

Contes Moraux
1699-1773, French

Engraved copper plate after Gravelot, used for the title page of the book "Contes Moraux" by Jean-François Marmontel (1723-1799). Engraved in 1776 by Antoine-Jean Duclos (1742-1795) after the original design by Gravelot (1765). Engraved area 5 x 3 inches, full plate dimensions 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. The full text reads: "Contes Moraux, Par M. Marmontel, de l'Academie Francaise. A Paris / Chez Brunet Libraire, Rue des Ecrivains. M.DCC.LXXVI."

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
$3600.00
1857-, German

Oil on board, 11 x 9 1/2 inches, signed lower left, period frame

Print

The Olive Trees on the Riviera
1832-1920, American

Etching, image size 10 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches, 1884, artist's monogram within the plate, pencil signed, l.r, printed on Japan paper.

Drawing

Seashore
1872- c.1950, American

Watercolor on paper, 10 x 14 inches, c. 1940s.