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Painting

"L'optique"   Peep Show

A rare early French genre painting depicting a traveling vendor with his peep show. A unique country setting of a mother and her children viewing a display titled "Le Vrai Jesus". This work done circa 1820's is unsigned but suggests the work in style and subject of Louis Leopold Boilly,(1761-1845). The painting has been lined and has some areas of inpainting, mostly the bottom edge and upper right. The painting may have been reduced in size. Period gilt frame. Oil on canvas measuring 30 x 25 inches, the overall frame size measures: 41 X 36 inches.

Print

Lancelot Brown Esq.
1751-1790, English

Engraving with stippling, image size 10 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches, c. 1790, information below engraving "Painted by N. Dance, R. A. Engraved by J. K. Sherwin, Engraver to His Majesty and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales." An epitaph by the Rev. W. Mason about Brown follows.

Drawing

Bringing Home the Flock
1875-1909, American,N.Y.

Pastel on board, 9 x 12 inches, c. 1900, signed, in the original frame.