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Painting

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

Hercules Sitting on a Burning Pyre on Mt. Eta
1614-1686, French

Engraving after Reni Guido, image size 15 5/16 x 11 3/16 in, plate size 17 x 11 5/8 in, Randall Coll. #8835, Fogg Museum provenance

Drawing

Strand End - Topshum
1898-, British

Pencil Drawing, image size 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, pencil signed and titled.