Ernest Christian Rost
1867-1940, American

Fishing Village
1867-1940, American

Etching, image size: 8 3/4 x 13 inches, inscribed "Copyright 1896 by E. Rost N.Y." along the upper left. Framed. Ernest Rost was the son of Christian Rost who also worked as an etcher and engraver.

Painting

Landscape with Sheep and Chickens
1849-1931, Belgian

This is a beautiful dusky farmyard scene by Belgian artist Eugene Remy Maes, painted in oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, c. 1890, signed "Th van Sluys"(a pseudonym of Maes') in the lower right corner. An inscription on the back reads "Je soussigné declare aroir pacint le tableau ci contre -Th van Sluys". This painting comes in a remarkable period frame that has been recently regilded. Maes was born in the small village of Puurs, Belgium and moved to Antwerp as a young man. He specialized in images of farm animals, such as this twilight pastoral scene.

Print

Dido Building Carthage
1852 - 1931, American

Wood Engraving, image size 5 x 7 3/4 inches, after the painting by Joseph Mallord William Turner that hangs in the National Gallery, London; Edition of 150 printed by JC Bauer in NY in 1902, pencil signed

Drawing

Christmas Card 1941
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and pencil drawing, 1941, image size 10 7/8 x 7 inches.