Jacques Aliamet
1726-1780, French

L'espoir Du Gain Inspire La Gayte Et Dissipe L'ennuy D'un Voyage
1726-1780, French

Etching, image size 10 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches, c.1760, printed by Berghem.

Painting

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.

Print

Plum Tree and Blue Magpie
1911-1995, Japanese

This vibrant woodblock print by Toshi Yoshida measures 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled in English and Japanese, blindstamp, 1951. Toshi Yoshida was the son of the great Hiroshi Yoshida, one of the most famous woodblock print artist of the 20th. century, his father having a tremendous influence on him. They traveled together throughout the world creating landscapes, portraits and animal scenes.

Drawing

Ramshackle House
1844-1920, American

Charcoal drawing, image size 12 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches