G. Vertue Lond
?1698- 1750, English

Francis Earl of Bedford
?1698- 1750, English

Engraving, 1737 after painting by Vandyke, In the collection of His Grace the Duke of Bedford at Woburn

Painting

The Summer Pasture
1824-1884, French

This is a beautiful sundrenched scene by French artist Auguste Bonheur, oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 31 1/4 inches, c. 1860, signed, in an ornate period frame. Auguste Bonheur was born into the Bonheur family of animal painters; his father, Raymond Bonheur was an art teacher as well as artist and taught painting to both Auguste and his older sister, the renowned animal painter Rosa Bonheur. The Bonheurs kept a small barnyard with sheep, chickens, and a cow, which they would often portray in their paintings.

Print

La Saint Mare
$175.00
1836-1897

Etching, image size 7 1/8 x 12 1/2, published by A. Delatre, Montmartre, France, 1882. Inscription, "Salon de 1882" above image, "La Saint Mare, a Varengeville sur Mer" below image.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1953
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1953, image size 10 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches.