Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier
1815-1891, French

Joueur de Flute
1815-1891, French

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches, plate signed "Meissonier 1860"l.l., titled l.c. "JOUEUR DE FLUTE".


The Artist
1815-1891, French

Etching after Meissonier, image size: 6 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches, printed by D. Appleton & Co. New York


The Brothers Van den Velde
1815-1891, French

Etching after Meissonier, Etched by Gerald A. Darbiche, image size: 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 1884, plate signed


The Critics of Painting
1815-1891, French

Etching by Henri Vion after Meissonier, image size 8 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches, 1880, plate signed

Painting

Barbizon Landscape with a Country Road
1841-1916, American

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in a very fine period gilt and gesso frame. There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant.

Print

The New Harp
1900-1971, British

This is a vibrant hand colored etching, image size 10 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches, published in an edition of 75, pencil signed, numbered and titled. Elyse Lord lived her entire life in Britain and although her work shows a strong Asian influence, she never actually traveled the continent. Her inspiration instead came from Chinese literature, artwork and her own imagination. Her unique style uses fine drypoint lines and delicate, yet vibrant colors to create images that that have a serene, almost dreamlike quality.

Drawing

House on a Hill
1916-, American

Watercolor on paper, 13 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches, titled, signed and dated in pen on reverse, inscribed Westchester County N.Y., Nov 30, '33