Sebastian Ignatius Klauber
1754-1820, German

Christophe Gabriel Allegrain
1754-1820, German

Engraving, image size 13 11/16 x 9 3/4 inches, 1787, engraved by Klauber after a painting by Duplessis of the courts sculptor, Christophe Gabriel Allegrain.

Painting

The Bathers
1858-1911, American

This is a richly colored original painting by American artist Charles W. Stetson. Oil on canvas, 9 x 14 inches, 1893, signed and dated in the lower left corner, in what appears to be the original gilt frame. Charles Stetson was a self taught artist and founding member of the Providence Art Club. He was known as a 'colorist' for his richly hued landscapes and figure studies, many of which have a dreamlike, allegorical quality. Memorial exhibits of his work were shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Detroit Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum, New York.

Print

Spiritual Leader
1896-1984, American

Etching, image size 8 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches, pencil signed l.r. "Joseph Margulies", edition #28 and titled "Spiritual ?" l.l.

Drawing

Old Man with Turban
1696-1770, Italian

This red chalk drawing attributed to the Italian artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo measures 8 1/2 x 6 inches, unsigned, label with artist provenance included. Tiepolo was an Italian painter, printmaker and craftsman. Working in his native Italy as well as Spain and Germany, he became known for his religious frescoes and has been described as "the greatest decorative painter of eighteenth-century Europe."