Charles Meryon
1821-1868, French

La Rue des Toiles, Bourges
1821-1868, French

Etching with drypoint, image size 8 x 4 1/2 inches, 1853, Schneiderman 31 viii/IX. From the collection of Baldwin-Wallace College.

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

Revolt
1867-1945, German

This etching and drypoint by German artist Kathe Kollwitz measures 11 x 11 5/8 inches, printed mid-century by Von der Becke, with the blindstamp in the lower right margin. This image is part of a series entitled "A Weavers Revolt", in which Kollwitz portrays the workers' misery, hope and eventually their doom. Heavily influenced by the Old Masters, Rembrandt, Durer and Daumier, this image is one of her most widely acclaimed prints. Ferdinand Roten Galleries label included.

Drawing

White Birches, Silver Lake
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing of white birches by Dexter Dawes, 1916, Silver Lake, measures 11 x 8 1/4 inches. Title and date on lower right.