Jacques Callot
1592-1635, French

Port Scene
1592-1635, French

Engraving, image size 4 x 5 11/16 inches


Le Mariage de la Saint Vierge
1592-1635, French

Engraving from the "Les Saintes" series, second state, sheet size: 3 5/8 x 1 15/16 inches


L'Epiphanie
1592-1635, French

Engraving from "Les Saintes" series, second state, image size: 3 5/8 x 2 inches


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."

Painting

French Girls in a Field
1863-1950, American

This lovely oil on canvas by the New England artist Joseph Lindon Smith measures 12 x 9 inches, title and artist inscribed on the back, housed in a 19th century gilt frame, 1894. Smith was a founding member of the Dublin Art Colony in Dublin, NH and lifelong friends with the artist Frank Benson and Isabella Stewart Gardner. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Academie Julian in Paris.

Print

Portrait de Petit Garcon, Marcel Bing
1849-1934, French

This is a very richly inked original etching by French artist Albert Besnard. The image size is 11 3/8 x 7 5/8 inches, published in 1887 in an edition of fewer than 100 impressions, cat: Coppier- 63, pencil signed. Besnard studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and for the beginning of his artistic career concentrated on a very academic style of painting and composition, before adopting a more impressionistic approach of portraying light and color; later he went to England to study portraiture with Thomas Gainesborough and Joshua Reynolds.

Drawing

Hiroshima
1909-1964, Japanese

This watercolor sketch of Hiroshima by Shigehiko Ishikawa measures 9 5/8 x 13 3/4 inches, is signed, titled and dated Aug. 11, 1951. Artist signature on reverse.