Kono Bairei
1844-1895, Japanese

Flying Cuckoo
1844-1895, Japanese

Woodblock with colors, image size 7 1/4 x 9 1/2, c. 1885, artist's stamp l.r.


The Bull
1844-1895, Japanese

Woodblock with colors, image size 7 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches, artist's stamp, l.r.

Painting

The Summer Pasture
1824-1884, French

This is a beautiful sundrenched scene by French artist Auguste Bonheur, oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 31 1/4 inches, c. 1860, signed, in an ornate period frame. Auguste Bonheur was born into the Bonheur family of animal painters; his father, Raymond Bonheur was an art teacher as well as artist and taught painting to both Auguste and his older sister, the renowned animal painter Rosa Bonheur. The Bonheurs kept a small barnyard with sheep, chickens, and a cow, which they would often portray in their paintings.

Print

Gloucester Seiner
1867-1951, American

Etching, image size 8 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches, 1929, pencil signed and dated, titled in lower margin.

Drawing

Waterside Study
1848 - 1921, American

Watercolor, image size 6 x 8 1/2 inches. McAuliffe was active in the late 19th century and produced public works especially in Everett, Mass: Roman Catholic Cathedral, St John's; Parlin Library. His specialties were maritime and religious subjects.