Fred Becker
1913-2004, American

Self Portrait
1913-2004, American

Wood engraving, image size 8 x 6 inches, 1984, pencil signed

Painting

Landscape with Sheep
1809-1889, Belgian

This is a beautiful painting of a ewe and her lambs in a summer meadow, with mallard ducks swimming nearby. It is painted with oils on panel and measures 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 1860, signed and dated lower right, in a period gilt frame. There is an inscription in French on the back of the board, written in the artist's hand, but we have been unable to decipher it. Van Severdonck was a Belgian artist known for his small scale landscapes and images of farm animals, especially sheep.

Print

The Hay Barn
$195.00

Engraving done for the Miniature Print Society, image size: 1 7/8 x 3 1/2 inches, pencil signed and dated "1946" lower right. edition of 250. Called the "poet engraver of New England," Nason's artwork was featured in the show "The Road Less Traveled: Thromas Nason's Rural New England" at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut in 2009.

Drawing

Castle Path
fl. 1875-1889, American

Watercolor, image size 14 x 10 1/8 inches, dated 1885 and signed Geo. C. Bell