Maurice L. Robins
20th c., French

French Village Scene
20th c., French

Etching, image size 8 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches, ed. 10/100, pencil signed


At Bellerive, Lake Geneva
1826-1910, Swiss

This is a very fine painting of a man and his dog fishing in Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Oil on canvas, 18 x 26 inches, c. 1880, signed in the lower left corner, in an ornate period gilt frame, most likely the original. Another very similar painting by Vuagnat of the same location is in the collection of the Victoria Museum, Melbourne, Australia.


Sunlit Pond
1851-1903, American

Etching, image size: 9 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches, copyright 1889 by Klackner, pencil signed lower left.


The Gathering Crowd
1881-1939, American

This is an original ink drawing on paper, image size 6 7/8 x 11 inches, 1933, signed and dated in the lower right corner. Hopper Emory was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had a successful career in banking before he turned exclusively to his artwork. He traveled to England where he studied at the Heatherly School of Art in London, then returned to Maryland where he became known for his delicately rendered architectural and maritime etchings.