19th Century European

Cows by Ruins

A very detailed landscape with cows, measuring 7 3/8 x 13 inches, with remarque of reclining cows, l.r., blindstamp on l.l.


Young Woman in the Park

A very fine French etching measuring 10 3/4 x 9 inches, c. 1877, on heavy weight paper, "Planche XVIII" printed on top margin.


Noble Woman

19th century etching, French, "Planche LXXI" on upper margin, printed on heavy weight paper, c. 1877.


Harvest Time

A well done watercolor of an Italian harvesting scene measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. It is signed on the l.r. but at this time we are unable to decipher it. Matted and framed. (M)


Bronze Tazza

This bronze tazza measures 4 1/2 inches tall by 6 inches wide. It has the initials "B.D." on the bottom along with the number "496".


Standing Woman with Rake

This lovely bronze miniature of a woman measures 3 inches tall and is secured to a 2 3/4 inch piece of whalebone.


Loggers Hut

This detailed French etching measures 10 x 7 3/4 inches. Created in 1853, it is plate initialed, titled and dated. The inscription on the lower margin reads "La Cabane des bucherone, dans les bois du Buron, pendant l'automne de 1853."


Whippets

Engraving, image size 11 x 7 1/4 inches, two images on the same plate.


Love's Sweet Song

Engraving, sheet size 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches, c. 1800.


Wandle

Etching, image size: 5 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches, 1881, inscribed in plate "English Etchings Part XVIII" lower right, titled and dated in the plate lower left, blind stamp lower left.


Cottages

Etching, plate size: 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches.


Sheep on the Village Green

Etching, image size: 5 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, initialed in the plate lower right


Figure In An Archway

Etching, image size: 8 7/16 x 6 7/16 inches, plate size: 9 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches, artist monogram lower right


A Merry X Mas

Etching, plate size: 4 13/16 x 6 3/8 inches, Published in English Etchings part 7, initialed in plate "S.H.B", blind stamp lower left

Painting

A Sandy Beach
1872- c.1950, American

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

Print

The Voyage of Life - Old Age
1801-1848, American

This engraving by James Smillie measures 15 x 22 3/4 inches. Created after four paintings by Hudson River School founder Thomas Cole, this early lettered proof impression, published in Boston by L.A. Elliot, reads, "From the original Painting by Thomas Cole, in the possession of Rev.d Gorham D. Abbott, Spingler Institute, New York", under the title on the lower margin. Also included on the lower margin is a poem by J.H. Daniels. In 1842 Thomas Cole did a series of paintings that represented an allegory for the four stages of life; childhood, youth, manhood, and old age.

Drawing

Summer Meadow
1872- c.1950, American

"Summer Meadow" by Dexter Dawes measures 12 x 9 inches. Dawes summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs, drawings and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.