Paulus Potter
1625-1654, Dutch

Cow On Path
1625-1654, Dutch

Etching, image size 4 x 5 inches, Bartsch 4 (page 64), etching done by Jean Visscher after a drawing done by Potter.


Cows
1625-1654, Dutch

Etching, image size 4 1/2 x 5 9/16 inches, Bartsch 12, platemarked "4" u.r., etched by Marcus De Bye after a drawing by Paulus Potter.

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

Moorings
1860-1929, American

This 1890 etching by Edith Penman measures 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches in an edition of 60. It is pencil signed by the artist on the lower margin with the address of the publisher, Christian Klackner, in the plate. This image was printed by the artist in black ink on cream wove paper.

Drawing

Old Maple
1872- c.1950, American

A very nice pencil drawing of an old maple tree by the Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. It measures 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches on a sheet of medium weight drawing paper. "Ask ?" is written on the l.l. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.