Clement Bellenger
1851-1898

Le Tisserand
1851-1898

Wood engraving by Clement Bellenger after the drawing by L. A. Lhermitte, image size 9 x 12 1/4 inches, pub 1882, plate signed, "Salon de 1882" inscribed above image. Depicts a man weaving on a large loom and a woman sitting at a spinning wheel in a rustic cabin setting.


Leon Bonnat, Membre de L'Institut
1851-1898

Wood engraving by Clement Bellenger, image size 5 x 6 1/2 inches, pub. 1882, plate signed, "Salon de 1882" inscribed above image.

Painting

Landscape with Sheep and Chickens
1849-1931, Belgian

This is a beautiful dusky farmyard scene by Belgian artist Eugene Remy Maes, painted in oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, c. 1890, signed "Th van Sluys"(a pseudonym of Maes') in the lower right corner. An inscription on the back reads "Je soussigné declare aroir pacint le tableau ci contre -Th van Sluys". This painting comes in a remarkable period frame that has been recently regilded. Maes was born in the small village of Puurs, Belgium and moved to Antwerp as a young man. He specialized in images of farm animals, such as this twilight pastoral scene.

Print

Le Dome de l'Eglise du Val de Grace, Paris
1895-1975, American

Lithograph, image size 16 7/8 x 10 1/4 inches, 1924, edition of 100, cat: BPL- 210, from the series "Vingt Lithographies du Vieux Paris," initialed and editioned in pencil.

Drawing

Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.