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

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

Sendagi Dango, Zaka Pavillion, Dango Hill, Sendagi
1797-1858, Japanese

A richly colored woodblock print by the Japanese master printmaker, Hiroshige, from the series "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo", measuring 13 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches, 1856.

Drawing

View From a Country Road
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches. It is signed in the lower right corner. 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 drawings and lithographs. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.