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Painting

French Girls in a Field
1863-1950, American

This lovely oil on canvas by the New England artist Joseph Lindon Smith measures 12 x 9 inches, title and artist inscribed on the back, housed in a 19th century gilt frame, 1894. Smith was a founding member of the Dublin Art Colony in Dublin, NH and lifelong friends with the artist Frank Benson and Isabella Stewart Gardner. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Academie Julian in Paris.

Print

Ville Franche, French Riviera
1897 -1990, American

A vibrant color etching and aquatint of the French Riviera by American artist Augusta Rathbone, image size 10 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches, c. 1935, artist proof, pencil signed, framed. Augusta Rathbone grew up in San Francisco and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, then traveled to France to continue her studies. She was known for her brightly colored landscapes and city scenes of France and the West Coast of the United States.

Drawing

A Sandy Beach
1872- c.1950, American

A vibrant watercolor on paper, 10 x 14 inches, c. 1940s, initialed lower right.