Guillaume Dubufe
1853-1909, French

La Fourmi/The Ant
1853-1909, French

Lithograph, image size 13 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, "Photogravure Goupil" l.r., "Copyright 1894 by Boussod, Valadon & Co." l.l., titled "The Ant" l.r., "G. Dubufe" u.c. This photogravure by Albert Goupil was taken from a limited edition, eight volume, folio sized set of books entitled “Art of the World,”. Published by the French art gallery Boussod, Valadon & Co. in 1893. The original painting was by Guillaume Dubufe and was originally exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in honor of the 400th anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the new world.

Painting

Cabin by the Lake
1854-1927, American

This is a luminous scene of a cabin by a still lake with the glowing colors of the setting sun lingering in the sky, casting blue shadows over summer landscape. Pastel on paper, sight size 12 3/4 x 17 inches, c. 1900, signed in the lower right corner. This pastel comes tastefully displayed in a period maple frame. Clarence Braley was a Massachusetts artist who specialized in pastel and watercolor landscapes. He was a member of the New Bedford Art Association and exhibited his work at the Boston Art Club and the Art Institute of Chicago. (M)

Print

The Hurdy-Gurdy Boy
1824-1879, American

This is a rare original lithograph by American artist and lithographer William Morris Hunt. The image size is 7 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches, published in a small edition in 1857, after the painting by Hunt which is now in the collection of the MFA Boston. William Morris Hunt was one of the earliest American lithographers. He was also a painter and studied the French Barbizon style in Europe with Millet, a close friend. Hunt is widely credited with bringing the Barbizon style of painting back to the U.S.

Drawing

Nude Study, Reclining
1893-1986, American

Drawing, image size 8 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches, pencil signed