Francois van Severdonck
1809-1889, Belgian

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Painting

Milkmaid with Cows
1868-1951, Dutch

A beautiful rural farm scene by the Dutch artist, Johann Scherrewitz. The image measures 16X20 inches in a period gilt frame measuring 26X30 inches. Scherrewitz is best known as a painter of the Dutch Landscape and rural life. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and his works can be found in many private collections.

Print

L'Enfant Prodigue
1782 - 1824, French

Engraving after Spada; Prov. JW Randall Coll. 3763; dessine par Gianni; grave par Fosseyeux; imprime par Rambois; paper size 24 x 18 1/2 inches; plate size 18 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches; image size 13 5/8/ x 10 1/2 inches

Drawing

The Village Church
20th Century, American

This is a quaint rural scene of a small village church, scratchboard, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.