Louis Desplaces
1682-1739, French

The Sacrifice of Isaac
1682-1739, French

Etching and engraving, image size 15 1/4 x 11 inches, "L. Desplaces Sclup." l.r. and "Car. le Brun pinx." l.l., after an oil painting by Charles de Brun.

Painting

Portrait of a Young Girl
1818-1882, American

This is an incredibly lifelike original portrait by American artist Thomas Le Clear. Oil on canvas, 24 x 20 inches, sight size 21 x 17 inch oval, c. 1865, signed, in an ornate period gilt frame. Thomas Le Clear began painting as a child, selling his first painting at the age of 12. He was primarily self-taught, although he did study for a time with Henry Inman in New York City. Le Clear became a very well regarded artist known for his portraits and genre scenes and painted portraits of many important figures of his time, including Ulysses S. Grant, John Bell, and William Cullen Bryant.

Print

Hillside Pastures
1877-1966, American

Etching, image size 7 3/4 x 11 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled.

Drawing

Meadow Sketch
1872- c.1950, American

Very nice sketch of a tree, standing alone in a meadow, with clouds in the background. This Dexter Dawes pencil sketch is dated 1913 and measures 6 x 9 inches and has sketching notes in the artists' hand on the lower margin.